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From Janne Jalkanen <>
Subject Re: http forwards
Date Tue, 09 Dec 2008 19:38:08 GMT

No need for that even.  Just put

[{SET alias='new name'}] on your old page, and you will be redirected  

If it has completely changed servers, then

[{SET redirect='http://new-address/'}] helps.


On Dec 9, 2008, at 20:55 , Hobbs, Joseph wrote:

> Bob,
> The plugin you seek already exists.  Check out RedirectPlugin
> Joseph Hobbs
> Lead Technology Architect
> Enabling Technologies : Technical Services
> Fifth Third Bank
> Phone : (513) 534-5908
> Fax : (513) 534-3408
> Email :
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Paige []
> Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2008 1:39 PM
> To:
> Subject: http forwards
> I am reorganizing some pages in our in-house wiki and realized that it
> will
> invalidate any bookmarks created by other team members. I wonder if
> there is
> some easy way to have the old URLs forward to the new ones.
> I'm thinking what I would do is create a page with the old name that
> forwards to the new page. Short-term solution is to just include a  
> link
> to
> the new page and a message saying "we moved it, so click here". But I
> was
> hoping to automate it a bit.
> One possibility is to write a plugin; this I can easily do but would
> require
> a little time. Parameter would be the new page name. Output of the
> plugin
> would be an http refresh that loads the new page. That way the user
> doesn't
> need to click on anything; old bookmarks continue to work.
> Could the same thing be accomplished with interwiki links? Something
> like
> [forward:old page name] and have it output an http refresh tag?
> Or is there an even better way to do this that I'm not thinking of?
> -- 
> Bobman
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