301 in HTACCESS for all Wordpress Blog URLs

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301 in HTACCESS for all Wordpress Blog URLs

Post by simonmlewis »

Hi there

We are about to transfer someone's Weebly website to Wordpress, but their Blog is badly written in the URL. Rather than just /news or /blog, it has their company title in it, and it's causing them SEO issues.
Their blog goes back to 2011 - so using a tool to manually edit each one is a no-no.

Would a simple HTACCESS 301 like this work?

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RewriteRule /sitename-blog/$ /blog/? [R=301,L]
It needs to capture the main blog page, plus categories, plus the blog posts themselves.


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