Redirects


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Modify a Redirect

Who can use this feature?

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Instructions

  1. Navigate to Modules > Site Tools > Redirects
  2. Select desired domain
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    • All Sites: By selecting this option you will apply the Redirect to all your domains, this is the most recommended option
    • By selecting an actual domain the redirect will only be active on that domain.
      • Note: If you choose this route you will need to add the redirect to the www and non-www domain - e.g. www.civicplus.com and civicplus.com
  3. Select Actions on the redirect you would like to modify
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  4. Select Modify
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  5. Make desired changes to required fields:
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    • Link From: This is the end of the shortened URL, what will display as the redirect, e.g. /Parade
      • Note: You will need to include the /, however do not include a full URL
      • Note: For security reasons, the following extensions have been restricted from use in the redirects module: .axd and .js
    • Link To: This is where the shortened URL will go to, e.g. /78/2017-Annual-Parade.
      • A Full URL is the complete web address for a page or website. For example, http://civicplus.com/78/2017-Annual-Parade is a Full URL.
      • A Relative URL is the ending section of a Full URL. It is the part of a web address that comes after .com, .gov, .org or whatever the top level domain of your website may be. For example, /78/2017-Annual-Parade is the Relative URL of http://civicplus.com/78/2017-Annual-Parade.
  6. Modify any desired optional fields:
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    • Retain URL: Controls if the Link From shows once the detination loads
      • Note: By doing this, if a user moves away from the page it will still keep the Link From address.
    • Redirect Status: Select if this redirect is Moved Permanently or Found.
    • Retain Query String: Controls whether query string parameters will be carried over to the From URL. A query string is the part of a URL containing data that does not fit conveniently into a hierarchical path structure. The query string commonly includes fields added to a base URL by a Web browser or other client application, for example as part of an HTML form
    • Retain Path: Controls if the path from From URL shows once the destination loads.
    • Match Query String: Controls if the redirect will require the query string to match.
    • Display: Controls the redirect to only be active during a certain time period.
  7. Select Save Changes on the right (Cancel to disregard edits)
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