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  • Dincer M. 35 posts 97 karma points
    Mar 06, 2014 @ 04:41
    Dincer M.
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    Configuring 404 pages

    We re-designed and developed a website recently. It was php-based before, so there are plenty of links online that direct to the old php pages. As they end up with 404 error pages, I want to redirect them to our index page automatically for a better user experience.

    I followed the guide on the following page: http://our.umbraco.org/wiki/install-and-setup/configuring-404-pages

    However, as far as I see, this can only redirect non-existent aspx pages:

    http://localhost:9595/non-existing-page.aspx ---> works OK, redirects to homepage.

    http://localhost:9595/non-existing-page.php ---> only shows a blank page, no redirection

    Is there anyway to fix this so that it can redirect every non-existing page regardsless of their extensions?

  • Richard Soeteman 4039 posts 12887 karma points MVP 2x
    Mar 06, 2014 @ 08:32
    Richard Soeteman
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    This is because the aspx extension is handled by Umbraco and the .php extension not. What you could do is create a rewrite rule to map .php to .aspx as in this article

    What you also can use is SEO Checker. Does this and a lot more to out of the box to make sure url's are unique. Only one click to configure url rewriting

    Hope this helps,

    Richard

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