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I am using this code so that when the user visits the old permalink, he gets redirected to the new one.

add_action( 'template_redirect', 'redirect_to_external_url' );
function redirect_to_external_url() {
    if ( is_page( 'https://www.domain.com/brands/haute-couture/' ) ) {
      wp_redirect( 'https://www.domain.com/brands/fashion/', 301 ); 
    exit;
    }
}

However, this doesn't seem to work. I am also using Nginx. Any help would be much appreciated.

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  • Thank you very much for the question. I needed to redirect all posts of my wordpress site into a new NUXT frontend website. Pasted into the custom plugin I made, and it just works!
    – Imtiaz
    Commented Aug 14, 2020 at 17:45

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There is nothing wrong with wp_redirect part of your code...

But... is_page function can’t be used with URL address... You should pass “Page ID, title, slug, or array of such” as stated in documentation.

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  • so how could i test if the slug is "brands/haute-couture/" ?
    – JoaMika
    Commented Jan 3, 2019 at 19:40
  • Test for slug or post ID (testing for post ID is best - most reliable) Commented Jan 3, 2019 at 22:53
  • But if a user finds this page on google: domain.com/brands/haute-couture - will this be associated with the post ID by wordpress and be redirected ?
    – JoaMika
    Commented Jan 4, 2019 at 11:13
  • Yes - all posts have their IDs assigned - if the post is displayed, then you have access to all its properties. Commented Jan 4, 2019 at 11:31

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