This section helps you route visitors of a link, which is no longer useful, to a specific web page on your storefront. If redirection is defined using this section then it will be given priority over any system generated default redirection.
Edit: Quick link to modify settings of existing URL redirection.
Delete: 2-step confirmation to permanently delete the selected URL redirection.
Add URL Redirection
Simply enter the old URL (URL which needs to be replaced), the new URL (URL which should be used to replace the old URL), select header status and Submit to add a URL redirection.
Set URL Redirection While Deleting Records
To avoid website users getting 404 error pages for deleted store records especially for SEO friendly external setup links e.g. link from google search result (generally happens when deleting any of your important store records like products or their categories or content page), we now provide at the time of deleting any record the option to auto set URL redirection.
This option will appear while you are trying to delete specific type of records from admin panel which are described below:
• Product • Product Category • Product Category Group • CMS
For delete any particular template category, you will get the option to select other existing template category to which you want to move the existing templates from the category which you are about to delete.
Canonical URL control for storefront pages
Basically meant for SEO purpose, Canonical URL control helps you maintaining the page rank if you have pages with certain amount of duplicate content in them. For below items this feature is be available.
• Products • Product category • Product category group • Content pages
Admin will get the option to set canonical URL. If any duplicate content is there then you can make use of this option to tell search-engines which URL they need to look for to find the actual content meant for SEO for each product, product category or content page. If not set any external URL for canonical URL then same page SEO friendly URL will be display as canonical URL.