Using Redirects

From time to time it may be useful to have all traffic that would normally go to one page redirect to another page. Drupal has a convienent method of handling this process.

In principle you can:

Add a Redirect

To add a redirect you'll need to go to the add redirect menu.

  1. Log in to the CMS
  2. Click "Configuration"
  3. Under "Search and Metadata" click "URL Redirects"
  4. Click "Add Redirect"

Once in the menu, the process is simple.

  1. In the "From" field you will want to list the path that a person would go to without the redirect.
  2. In the "To" field list the path that you want users redirected to.
  3. Click "Save" to store the redirect.

In general, this is about all you need for a redirect. The "Advance Options" allow you to change the HTTP Redirect Status code. For more information about these codes, see here.

Delete a Redirect

To add a redirect you'll need to go to the redirect menu.

  1. Log in to the CMS
  2. Click "Configuration"
  3. Under "Search and Metadata" click "URL Redirects"

Once in the menu, you'll need to find the redirect you wish to modify.

  1. Click "Delete" on the far right of the appropriate row.
  2. Verify that you're deleting the appropriate redirect.
  3. Click "Confirm" to delete the redirect.

Modify a Redirect

To add a redirect you'll need to go to the redirect menu.

  1. Log in to the CMS
  2. Click "Configuration"
  3. Under "Search and Metadata" click "URL Redirects"

Once in the menu, you'll need to find the redirect you wish to modify.

  1. Click "Edit" on the far right of the appropriate row.
  2. Make any changes to the redirect that are necessary.
  3. Click "Save" to store the modified redirect.

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