Jan 242016

WordPress Redirect Plugins post provides information on the following plugins Redirection and 301 Redirect.

Last Updated: April 9, 2024

Latest News: Updated the version number.

The following list of plugins will help you find out about your broken links and help you redirect all your broken links from one URL address to a different URL address.

If you don’t monitor your website for broken links after a period of time your broken links can grow very rapidly especially if your website generates a lot of traffic, you have a blog or a membership site, you sell products and more.

Broken links on your site can cause SEO issues with search engines like Google and Bing. Search engines don’t like websites with broken links it kind of sends a negative message.

There might times when you need to change the name of one of your pages or post. These plugins can help you redirect your old URLs to the new URL.

You might like to read my tutorial Google Webmaster Tools Broken Links Tutorial.

Information: Always remember to try and not have too many plugins added to your website or blog. The more plugins you add the more request and processing resources it requires to use from your server!!!

Please read the following link Help Support WordPress Plugins And Themes Developers to help support the developers.

WordPress Redirect Plugins




Redirection is a WordPress plugin to manage 301 redirections and keep track of 404 errors without requiring knowledge of Apache .htaccess files.

Note: You might like to read the following tutorial WordPress Redirection Plugin Redirects Settings.

Important: This plugin has now reached more than 53 million downloads. There are more than 2 million active installations.

Version 5.4.2 | By John Godley | Last Updated: January 28, 2024 | Compatible up to WordPress 6.4.2



301 Redirects Plugin

301 Redirects helps you manage and create 301, 302, 307 redirects for WordPress site to improve SEO & visitor experience. 301 Redirects is easy to use. Perfect for new sites or repairing links after reorganizing your old content, or when your site has content that expires and you wish to avoid sending visitors to a 404 error page and want to create redirection instead. Use the 404 error log to identify problematic links.

301 Redirects GUI is located in WP Admin – Settings – 301 Redirects
404 Error Log widget can be found in the WP Admin – Dashboard

Important: This plugin has now reached more than 1 million downloads. There are more than 200 thousand active installations.

Version 2.75 | By WebFactory | Last Updated: March 26, 2024 | Compatible up to WordPress 6.5


This list will change from time to time and it will grow with more plugins added. Please keep coming back to review the changes and additions.

If you have a questions please let me know


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