Published on March 16th, 2012 | by Tumble Guy1
Add an Automatic Redirect from your Old Tumblr URL to your New One
Published by Tumble Guy on March 16th, 2012 |
Once you’ve changed your tumblr name, the links to your old ones will break. This means that if someone clicks on an old post you created, it won’t automatically redirect to your newly set up URL.
How to Redirect from your old Tumblr URL to your new one
One way to let your current followers and new visitors know that you changed your url, is to create an I’ve Moved Tumblr page. Another way is to create a meta redirect.
A meta redirect is an HTML tag that lets the browser know that the page moved and redirects it to the new location.
Hot to add the meta redirect tag to your Tumblr
- Go to your Tumblr > Customize Theme > Edit HTML
- Copy the code below
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;url=NEW PAGE URL"/>
http://www.tumbtips.comwith your new URL. Change number 5 to however many seconds you want the redirect to wait
- Find the
<head>tag within your Tumblr code. Paste the meta redirect code right after the
- Save your Settings and Close.