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Enable 301 redirections and 404 monitoring

Create a global redirect

To do that, go to SEO.

Check the green radio button associated with Redirections.

Refresh your page, a new custom post type called Redirections is now available on your left menu.

Click Add redirection under 404 / 301 (Redirections) custom post type.

Add your url in title field (eg: “my-custom-permalink”) without your domain name neither slash before or after.

If you have a permalink structure like /%category%/%postname%/, make sure to include the categories: “category/sub-category/my-custom-permalink”.

In SEO metabox, check Enable redirection, choose a redirection type and set a new url (must be in absolute, eg: “”).

Click Publish.

Add a redirection in SEOPress PRO
Add a redirection in SEOPress PRO

Create a redirect from an existing post

If you want to redirect a post, page or post type, you can do that directly from post screen editing via our SEO metabox, Redirection tab.

Enter your redirect URL in absolute, check Enable Redirection and choose 301 as a type.

Save your post and clear your cache if necessary.

Enable 404 monitoring

If you want to monitor all your 404 errors, go to SEO, Pro, 404 and check Enable 404 monitoring.