301 redirect is the most efficient way to redirect your traffic after change in permalinks. 301 redirects maintain your search engine rank and re-index your pages,posts and everything on the base of new permalinks. WordPress has many good plugins for 301 redirect and today i am going to write about some. These plugins will help you in many ways just give them a try and let me know about your experience.Thanks!

Permalink Redirect WordPress Plugin

A WordPress plugin that replies a 301 permanent redirect, if requested URI is different from entry’s (or archive’s) permalink. It is used to ensure that there is only one URL associated with each blog entry.

Yoast WordPress 301 Redirect

For all you developers out there building WordPress plugins or coding in the core of WordPress, this is the “proper” way of doing a 301 redirect in WordPress:

  • wp_redirect(get_permalink($url),301);

There are too much people who forget to add the “,301“, and stick with the default, which is a 302.

Simple 301 Redirects

Simple 301 Redirects provides an easy method of redirecting requests to another page on your site or elsewhere on the web. It’s especially handy when you migrate a site to WordPress and can’t preserve your URL structure. By setting up 301 redirects from your old pages to your new pages, any incoming links will be seamlessly passed along, and their page rank (or what ever you have) will be passed along with them.

SEO Redirect 301s

SEO Redirect 301 is a WordPress plugin that remembers your old urls and redirects users to the updated url, to prevent 404s when urls change.

SEO Blogger to WordPress Migration using 301 Redirection

This plugin will 301 redirect all incoming traffic from your Blogger account to your newly setup WordPress account. Move from Blogger to WordPress with great ease. It also has a module that’ll download all images from your picasa/blogger account to your server. Obviously, it will update all the image paths so they don’t disappear.

Quick Page/Post Redirect Plugin

This plugin adds an option box to the edit section where you can specify the redirect location and type of redirect that you want, temporary, permanent, or meta.


This plugin allows you to create a list of 301 redirects from one url to another.

Change Permalink Helper

When you change the permalink structure then this is a problem for bookmarks of users and also for search engines to link to your posts. This plugin uses the slug of the new url and search for a ID in the database of WordPress. If it finds a post according to the slug, the Plugin will redirect to the correct post and send a header message “moved permanently 301” to change the url on the index of search engines.


Redirection is a WordPress plugin to manage 301 redirections, keep track of 404 errors, and generally tidy up any loose ends your site may have. This is particularly useful if you are migrating pages from an old website, or are changing the directory of your WordPress installation.