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Paul Boag Posted by: Paul Boag On Wednesday, 23rd November, 2011

Smart 404

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I have just discovered a great WordPress plugin that significantly reduces the chance of a user ever seeing a 404 error page.

When a page cannot be found, Smart 404 will use the current URL to attempt to find a matching page, and redirect to it automatically. Smart 404 also supplies template tags which provide a list of suggestions, for use on a 404.php template page if a matching post can’t be immediately discovered.

What a superb idea! Try it out on this post. Go to the address bar and delete the word smart from the URL. It will still find this page.

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