[wp-hackers] htaccess necessary?

Andrew Nacin wp at andrewnacin.com
Wed May 26 21:31:41 UTC 2010

On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 5:19 PM, Brian Fidler
<interactive at brianfidler.com>wrote:

> I am inheriting a site from a client where the previous developer never set
> up permalinks for SEO. So current link structure for a post looks like
> this:
> http://www.site.com/?p=3103
> Is it necessary for me to set 301 redirects in my .htaccess file for
> http://www.site.com/?p=3103 to http://www.site.com/2010/04/my-post-titleor
> will Wordpress handle it automatically for me?

WordPress handles those (and many other canonical redirects) automatically.

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