I am facing problem with change permalink actually I am using Redirection plugin you can see this plugin from here.


I have installed this plugin and activate.After that I want to change the url of page having page id 5 .Url is provided for each page by client so I need this

  for example:page_id=5 is about us page and I want to change this as shown in target URL

  Source URL:http://www.lifecellskin.us/Dev/?page_id=5
  Target URL:http://www.lifecellskin.us/Dev/About.php  

After that I clicked Add Redirection But when I click About us tab from header navigation it navigate to About.php but show this message give below.

You have entered the wrong url/ page name. Click here for continueCLICK HERE

Please help me its very urgent.Please provide me any help regard this how this plugin will work in right way as I want


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    Does it have to be About.php, or is about also good? The latter case would just require you to enable "pretty permalinks", for which you don't need a plugin. I'm not sure, but I don't think the Redirection plugin will do what you want here: you want the URL to stay the same, and I think the plugin forwards you to another page. Is it OK if request to /About.php are redirected to /about? This way old links still work, and new ones use the built-in WordPress structure.
    – Jan Fabry
    Dec 7 '10 at 10:15
  • My problem is only that I just want to redirect` lifecellskin.us/Dev/?page_id=5 ` to target url 'URL:lifecellskin.us/Dev/About.php`.I don't want the /about or /about.php.I exactly need /About.php.Because SEO is done for this website
    – shalu
    Dec 8 '10 at 4:56

Are both ?page_id=5 and About.php same page? If yes:

  1. First go to Settings > Permalinks > Permalink Settings and change the Common settings to anything other than the default.
  2. Once configure use this plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/php-to-pages/ or any other that's similar.

Make sure the Page slug is edited according to your liking. You can edit the page slug individually from Pages > Pages.

  • Ya page slug editable but when I try to enterAbout and click ok button its change to about.Thanks for reply.Any suggestion
    – shalu
    Dec 8 '10 at 5:01
  • For reference: @shalu asked a follow-up question to know how to allow upper-case letters in slugs.
    – Jan Fabry
    Dec 8 '10 at 8:05
  • Forgot about slug and lowercase. +1 at Jan Fabry solution there.
    – zeo
    Dec 8 '10 at 8:08

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