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Prevent SS from automatically redirecting to new URL when URL changed.


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vwd

1 February 2012 at 6:31pm Community Member, 159 Posts

Hi,

I'd created a couple of 'hidden' static content pages to be used as static content within widgets. I had generic names for those pages like 'Testimonial' and 'Promotion', and somehow got indexed and Google SiteLinks were created.

I then thought I would change the page names/URL to less generic names, not minding if those clicking on the 'SiteLinks' get a 404. But it appears that SS is automatically redirecting from the old URLs to the new ones.

Eg. /testimonial is being redirected automatically to /testimonial-widget-static-content

Is there any way of breaking that automatic redirection please?

Thanks very much.

VWD.

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neilcreagh

14 August 2014 at 11:35pm Community Member, 94 Posts

Hey did you ever find a way of breaking this automatic redirection? Does anyone know how I might go about doing this? My client wants to change the URL and have the older URL no longer work (redirect to 404).
Thanks