[wp-hackers] Content Migration from MT to WP - Redirects

Mika A. Epstein ipstenu at ipstenu.org
Tue Oct 11 18:07:44 UTC 2011

On Tue, 11 Oct 2011 13:55:52 -0400, Brian Fegter wrote:
> I'm working on a very large site that is built on Movable Type. We've
> created MT templates that output proper WXR and the import is working 
> great
> in WP. What is the best practice for setting 301 redirects from old > 
> new
> permalink structure? The domain is not changing so we can't use MT 
> templates
> to do the redirects. Just wanted to get some collective wisdom before 
> I
> tackle this.

You mean redirecting your URLs?  Depends on the pattern you're moving 
from and to. Generally you can do this with .htaccess redirects and some 
clever regex.

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