Link Juice Keeper

Descripción

Link Juice Keeper redirects all non-existing URLs, that normally return a 404 error, to the page/post of your choice. This way everyone who comes to your blog via a broken link (both people and robots) will be redirected to a valid page.

A 404 Error (Page not Found) is very common and one of the main reasons Google can give you a lower ranking. Taking steps to handle 404 errors can be complex for non-techy users. With this free plugin you can finally resolve all 404 errors with just 1 click!

What are 404 errors?

As you probably know, incoming links play important role in ranking well in Google and other search engines. Therefore you should ensure that every incoming link leads to one of your valid pages on your blog. This may be a challenge because your website is dynamic and it changes every day:

  • you might remove or unpublish posts or pages;
  • you might change your URL structure on your blog;
  • links may brake because of technical misconfiguration;
  • a webmaster might add your link in their posts with a typo;
  • a visitor may simply mis-type your post’s URL

Any of the above will lead to link juice waste and a 404 error. You can avoid this simply by installing this plugin.

Features

  • Redirect errors to your homepage, an existing page, post or even a custom link
  • Monitor/log all 404 errors (Optional)
  • Choose redirect method to be used (301,302,307)
  • Send email notifications on every 404 (optional)
  • Translations ready

Link Juice Keeper was originally developed by Daniel Frużyński. The plugin has been adopted and refactored by George Pattichis who will continue development and maintenance.

Changelog

Capturas

  • Plugin settings page
  • Log table to monitor 404 errors

Instalación

  1. In your WordPress admin panel, go to Plugins > New Plugin, search for «Link Juice Keeper» and click «Install now»
  2. Alternatively, download the plugin and upload the contents of link-juice-keeper.zip to your plugins directory, which usually is /wp-content/plugins/
  3. Activate the plugin
  4. Go to «link Juice Keeper» tab on your admin menus
  5. Configure the plugin options with available settings

Preguntas frecuentes

When is «Link Juice Keeper» needed?

If you want to automatically handle all ‘Page Not Found’ errors on your WordpRess website then this plugin is all you need. Install it, enable it and your visitors will never get another 404 error. This way you get to keep all your link juice!

Does it require manual coding or file editing?

Absolutely not. No technical knowledge is needed and with a few clicks you have handled 404 errors once and for all! Check out the screenshots above.

Is «Link Juice Keeper» compatible with my theme/plugins?

Of course! «Link Juice Keeper» is compatible with any theme and plugin that follows WordPress coding standards.

Reseñas

16 de enero de 2024
With a few clicks I have managed to resolve dozens of 404 errors immediately. Very useful for non-techy users like myself… awesome!
19 de junio de 2023
I had 100-200 404 errors per week, all caused by a series of errors I made with language translators. My SEO program just couldn’t fix this. I installed Link Juice Keeper and my 404 errors went to ZERO, OOOO, ZERO!!! Overnight. So easy, and perfectly coded. Work great with all my plugin and theme, This is going on all my sites.!!!!
3 de agosto de 2022
This is just the plugin that I was looking for. Simple, lightweight and works well on my few sites. Thanks
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Registro de cambios

2.1.1

  • Compatibility with latest WordPress
  • Styling adjustments
  • Update translations

2.1.0

  • Improve Logs Table for large datasets
  • Fix bug with mail function

2.0.4

  • Compatibility with WordPress 6.4
  • WP Coding Standards compliant
  • Remove redundant public facing assets

2.0.3

  • Compatibility with WordPress 6.1
  • Security Patch

2.0.2

  • Compatibility with WordPress 6.0
  • Resolve PHP Warnings

2.0.1

  • Bug: Syntax error

2.0.0

  • Major update – compatible with WP 5.7.x
  • Feature: Select Redirect Type (301, 302, 307)
  • Feature: Select Redirect Target (Home, Page, Post, URL)
  • Feature: Monitor/Log 404 errors
  • Feature: Send Email Alerts about 404

1.2.3

  • Marked as compatible with WP 3.2.x

1.2.2

  • Marked as compatible with WP 2.9.x

1.2.1

  • Marked as compatible with WP 2.8.5

1.2

  • Fix: does not redirect Google Bot doing page verification for Google Webmasters Tools

1.1.1

  • Make plugin compatible with WordPress 2.8

1.1

  • Decreased filter priority, so now it will run after ones with default priority

1.0

  • Initial version