WordPress Auto 301 Feature


If you change a slug in WordPress it will automatically generate a 301 redirect – helping keep your search engine juice nice and rich.

Try it with the following link – it shouldn’t work, and I’ve not done anything manually.  Yet it does:


Some nice tricks inside WordPress.  Keep up the good work!

David Coveney

David Coveney

Dave has been working in software development since 1988, starting with payroll development and then ERP consultancy for large corporates. He is a keen traveller, photographer and motorsport enthusiast, but now puts family first as he’s massively in love with his two little boys. Dave is still an early adopter. He was connected to the internet from his bedroom, way back in the eighties, had a personal website by 1994, was into the connected house in the late '90s, a smartphone by 2002, and a was the first in the office with a fitness tracker.

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