How to Set Up 301 Redirects in Magento

Setting up 301 redirects is very important if you change your URL structures or delete pages or products in case of Magento. Read more about 301 and 302 redirects here.

  • Log in to the Magento Admin Panel
  • Under “Catalog” in the top navigation, click on “URL Rewrite Management”
  • Click on the orange button on the right-hand side of the page that says “Add URL Rewrite”
  • Choose “Custom” from the “Create URL Rewrite” drop-down menu
  • Complete the “URL Rewrite Information” form:
  • ID Path: oldurl.html (For example, if the old url is
    Request Path: oldurl.html
    Target Path: newurl.html
    Redirect: Choose “Permanent (301)”
    Description: It is fine to leave the description box blank

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