Advanced 301 redirects using regex to match and redirect URLs.

Warning: Since regex is expensive and this will be run on every uncached pageload, you’ll want to keep this small, lean, and mean.

Some examples:

Redirecting from /2011/12/dont-miss-it-make-live-holiday-giveaway.html (extra .html at the end) ‘|/([0-9]{4})/([0-9]{2})/([0-9]{2})/([^/]+).html|’ => ‘|/$1/$2/$3/$4/|’

Redirecting from /archive/2011/12/dont-miss-it-make-live-holiday-giveaway ‘|/archive/([0-9]{4})/([0-9]{2})/([^/]+)/?|’ => ‘|/$3/|’ // since we don’t have the day, we should just send to /%postname% then WordPress can redirect from there

Redirecting from /tax-tips/how-to-get-a-tax-break-for-summer-child-care/04152011-6163 (/%category%/%postname%/%month%%day%%year%-%post_id%) ‘|/([^/]+)/([^/]+)/([0-9]{1,2})([0-9]{1,2})([0-9]{4})-([0-9]{1,})/?|’ => ‘|/$5/$3/$4/$2/|’


Name Type Description
$vip_redirects_array array Optional. Array of key/value pairs to redirect from/to.
$with_querystring bool Optional. Set this to true if your redirect string is in the format of an absolute URL. Defaults to false (just the path).

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