Post by Maksym Gerashchenko » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:19 am

Hello,

I have migrated my store from the WordPress platform to the OpenCart platform.
From previous times google have indexed hundreds of links to former WordPress store.

OpenCart does not generate a 404 error and Google believes that the pages are still alive.

example of an old link
https://hot-rod.com.ua/product-category ... n_baskets/

When clicking on this link, OpenCart displays it's default not found page

example of a new link
https://hot-rod.com.ua/components-ru/gin-baskets-ru

such pages and this negatively affects search result on google.

How to solve this problem correctly?

Thank you in advance.
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Post by ostechnologies » Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:56 pm

Opencart controller by default handles such request and work accordingly. Its it default feature.

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Post by paulfeakins » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:27 pm

You need to generate 301 redirects with a tool like this:
https://www.rapidtables.com/web/tools/r ... rator.html

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Post by adibranch » Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:36 am

Your page not found is indeed returning a 404 error. you can check with this:

http://www.webconfs.com/http-header-check.php

However, as others have said, you should be redirecting all old URL's to the new ones. There are plugins to do this, depending which shop you migrated from.

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