[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #5571: PoC - Redirections for WordPress.org

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#5571: PoC - Redirections for WordPress.org
 Reporter:  JavierCasares             |      Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement               |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                    |  Milestone:
Component:  Make (Get Involved) / P2  |   Keywords:
 From the Spanish Community we have the need to make redirections of some
 obsolete pages to point to new pages with a new URL or new content at

 Bearing in mind that there is no redirection system, I propose this proof
 of concept of how a simple redirection system could be proposed (NOTE: my
 knowledge of WordPress plugin development is limited, but I have people
 who could propose something much more serious and that complies with the

 The idea of the Plugin is simple. On the one hand, in the pages, create a
 metabox in which you can indicate the new destination URL. It is saved,
 and if when loading the page, that metabox is detected in the page, the
 redirection is done.

 I know that this situation has been raised previously by other people to
 Meta, both by the Spanish team and by other teams, so if the idea is
 valid, I can work on evolving this system to be 100% compatible.

 I leave a link from the Git where you can see the PoC

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5571>
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