Here’s a simple way to leverage your existing traffic and screw-ups.
Your WordPress Blog will have broken links. There’s no getting around that, at some point you’ll change a category slug or page name and forget to update a custom menu item or link on a page or post.
That’s a for sure!
If you want to find out what happens to your visitors now if they find a broken link follow these 2 steps.
Most sites will get a useless 404 error page. But if you try the link above on this site you’ll won’t see an ugly 404 page, try it it you don’t believe me.
Here’s a simple plugin that saves your 4o4 traffic
Here’s a quick way to take advantage of all those broken links that will happen. Install and activate this plugin:
http://wordpress.org/plugins/all-404-redirect-to-homepage/ or Use the Unlimited WordPress Support and Small Job Service to do it for you.
Once activated the “All 404 Redirect to Homepage” goes to work and can fix all your 404 error links by redirecting them to your homepage using the SEO 301 redirection.
James Maduk is the founder of WPBlogSupport.com as well as the author of the 62 Best Selling “Secrets My Mom Never Told Me About Internet Marketing” ebooks. James also runs WPGrow.com a WordPress Campus with Courses, Workshops and Certification for WordPress Bloggers who want to Start, Build and Grow there WordPress Powered business online.