My old blog flavourfull.wordpress.com is supposed to be being directed to press.flavourfull.ca which is an .org hosted site. I paid the mapping fee and it is just going to 404 error pages instead of to the posts. They are not shortlinks they are the full links.
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Bought 301 Redirect and it keeps directing to 404 errors instead of post
The Permalinks on you new blog do not match the Permalinks on your old blog - so the address does not exist on your new blog -
Make friends at WordPress.ORG - you have two choices, change the permalinks on your new blog to match your old blog here or put in a Plug-in to do the redirect for you - or you could also mess with your httaccess file and fix the links there
So you mean the redirect I bought is essentially worthless and I can get a plugin in to do it from my .org for free?
The redirect is not useless - it is required
What is wrong is the permalinks on the new blog are all wrong - you changed them to get rid of the date part - you broke all the links when you did that - either change the permalinks back on your new blog (if possible) or get a Plug-in to fix the links you broke
And make friends at WordPress.ORG - they are the keepers of the software you are now using -
At auxclass. Thank you. All i did was export the files from my .com to my .org. I did not intentionally do anything to any links and I don't know the first thing about all of this .htm.... I will slowly learn it but I am new.
Thanks for taking the time. By chance, you wouldn't know the name of the plug in on .org that you mentioned?
No I don't know which Plug-in you should use - there are something like 15,000 of them -
You need to make friends over at WordPress.ORG they deal with problems like you have every day and should be able to give you the name of a couple of Plug-in's that will help you. Open an account there if you have not already so you can post in the forum, but there is probably a thread in the last day or two that deals with this that you can read and see what others have done
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