Automatic and Manual Redirects

Automatic and Manual Redirects

Automatic URL Redirects


When changing a category name, the browser will always look at the URL handle. It's good SEO practice to change the url handle to match the new Category Title. 

Changing the url handle from A to B, will also create an automatic url redirect within Shopit. So any user visiting www.yoursite.com/a will automatically be taken to www.yoursite.com/b

Manual Redirects


When migrating from an old website to a new Shopit site, you will need to tell both Google and browsers (for any fixed backlinks) of the new page url. If your old website was


and your new Shopit website is 


Shopit offers the facility to create many different types of Redirects;

1. You can upload a mass of page redirects through our Import/Export page


2. You can redirects from one page to another individually with Site Redirects; and you can redirect an entire domain name with Domain Redirects (inc the www. to non-www.)



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