The plugin has the following requirements:

  • WordPress 4.9 or greater
  • PHP 5.6 or greater
  • Permalink support

It should run on any server, such as Apache, Nginx, and even IIS, provided you have WordPress permalinks already running.

Installing The Plugin

Installation of Redirection is as simple as:

  • Go to the Plugins page in your WordPress admin
  • Click Add New
  • Type redirection into the search box
  • Click Install Now

Installing The Plugin Manually

If you want to install the plugin manually then follow the standard plugin installation steps:

  • Download the plugin from
  • Unzip the plugin file
  • Copy the plugin directory to your wp-content/plugins directory (using FTP, for example)
  • Go to the Plugins page in your WordPress admin
  • Activate the plugin

If you are using WP CLI you can also do:

wp plugin install redirection

Installing The Plugin on Multisite

Redirection can be installed on individual sites within a multisite, or it can be installed through the network admin and will be activated for all sites.

Note that each site will have it’s own set of redirects.