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Old 02-05-2018, 04:21 AM
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Question Change URL of already created blog post

Hi everyone,

I want to change one of the URLs from one of my blog posts. I know that I have to make a redirect from the old URL to the new one and I was planning on using the plugin "Redirection" but I was wondering if it is enough to just redirect the old URL to the new one using the tool "Redirection" or if I also have to make a change within the URL of the blog post itself (permalink of the post)? I thought I might ask for help here first before I try things out and all the link juice that I previously got from the old URL will be gone.

Hope it is understandable what I mean. I greatly appreciate any help.

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Old 02-06-2018, 12:34 PM
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its OK as long as you are using 301 redirects.
 
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Instead of adding to the load time of the site by using a plugin I would use the .htaccess file to add the 301 permanent redirect. This way you are in control instead of relying on a plugin that may disappear one day.... What a mess you would have if it did.
 
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Old 02-07-2018, 12:16 AM
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Thanks for the tip HTMLBasicTutor!

Yes I will use 301 redirects, thanks.
 
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