The SEO redirect module was first created by us in 2012 when we “converted” a client website from PHP to DNN. Because the existing website ranked quite well in google we needed a way to add mapping for redirects from the old pages to the new ones.
Over the years we have add more functionality to the module and its interface and we now use it on most of our websites.
404 and 301
For SEO, it’s useful to redirect renamed or moved pages or files to their new location.
Although DNN has built in functionality for renamed pages, it does not for all other situations.
The SEO redirect allows you to see the incoming 404’s and add a redirect them to a new location if needed.
-The module logs what URLs generate a “Page not Found” on the 404 page.
- An admin can see a list of 404s and add redirect (301) rules to another location.
- This is possible for DNN pages and static files.
- The mappings are stored in an XML file in the portal Folder.
This allows you to prepare a redirect list when moving a website from another system to DNN.
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Please download the manual for this module here.
This module is open source. We've published the source code on GitHub.