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How to Redirect a Post to an External Page in WordPress

by Sorin Marta

Over the years I wrote articles on a few sites, and I was looking for a way to add them all to my website’s blog but without duplicating the content.

The solution I came to was to add empty articles with the same title and add a redirect to the website the article was posted on.

Here is how you can also do it.


1 – Hover over Plugins and click on Add New

2 – Type in the search box page links to as shown in the following screenshot

3 – Make sure you select the plugin with the right name and author as shown in the screenshot below and press Install Now

Or if you’d like to install it manually you can see the plugin page here.

4 – When the installation is complete, press Activate

5 – At the bottom of any of your posts, pages, or any kind of custom posts you will have a widget where you can set the redirect for that post.

Here is how it looks for the block editor:

Here is how it looks for the classic editor:


Now, you can redirect your posts to any external websites.


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