How To Add URL Redirects

URL redirects, or "vanity URLs," can be a valuable way to create a short URL to use in the promotion of your website content.

Redirects can be used in three main ways:

  1. Redirect an old/missing page URL that is showing up in search engines to a new page
  2. Create a "vanity URL" that makes it easier to share, i.e. can become
  3. Direct visitors to a third-party site from a link in your navigation menu

Here is how you can set those up:

  1. Log in and go to the Settings area of your Admin Menu
  2. Click on the Website Tab
  3. Click on the "URL Redirects" sub-tab
  4. Click the "Add Redirect" button
  5. In the left field enter the URL path (everything after the first /slash) of the page that you want to redirect or choose a path for your "vanity URL"
  6. In the field on the right, enter the URL to which you would like it to redirect
  7. Click Save and you're done!

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