Drupal: Create and Edit a URL Redirect

This article contains instructions for UMN Drupal site editors and site owners to perform URL redirects on their UMN Drupal site.

Table of Contents

Creating a New Redirect

  1. Sign in to your UMN Drupal site.
    • Lite sites: [your-site].umn.edu/login
    • Enterprise sites: [your-site].umn.edu/saml_login
  2. Click Manage.
  3. Click Configuration.
  4. Click URL redirects in the SEARCH AND METADATA section.
  5. Click + Add redirect near the top of the page, under the breadcrumbs. The Add URL redirect page will open.
  6. Fill out the Path.
    • This will be everything after https://[your-site].umn.edu/
  7. Change the URL or internal path in the To textbox to where the redirect should go to.
    • This is the destination that users will arrive at when they go to the Path you set in step 6.
  8. Set the Redirect Status.
    • Typically this will be 301 Moved Permanently.
  9. Click Save.

Editing an Existing Redirect

  1. Sign in to your UMN Drupal site.
    • Lite sites: [your-site].umn.edu/login
    • Enterprise sites: [your-site].umn.edu/saml_login
  2. Click Manage.
  3. Click Configuration.
  4. Click URL redirects in the SEARCH AND METADATA section.
  5. Search for an existing redirect:
    • Type the end of the URL, everything after [your-site].umn.edu/ in the From textbox.
    • Note: The leading forward slash ( / ) must be excluded when searching or no results will display.
    • Click Filter to search.
  6. Click Edit next to the redirect that needs to be modified.
  7. Change the URL or internal path in the To textbox to where the redirect should go to.
  8. Set the Redirect Status.
    • Typically this will be 301 Moved Permanently.
  9. Click Save.
TDX ID
5461