Opened 5 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#4806 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Legacy profile URL formats should 301

Reported by: jonoaldersonwp's profile jonoaldersonwp Owned by: dd32's profile dd32
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Profiles Keywords: seo analytics


I'm seeing lots of broken/404'ing profile links in old content (e.g.,, which look like they used to use a numeric ID syntax but weren't redirected.

E.g., a link to adiant's profile goes to, which 404's.

Is 1499874 the user ID of the profile at
I'm hoping we can just 301 all of these with a quick rule.

If this isn't the case and these are dead / irreconcilable, we'll need to return a 410 on them, and remove/update all internal links where they're exposed.

Change History (1)

#1 @dd32
4 years ago

  • Owner set to dd32
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 9489:

Support Forums: Add a redirect for an old form of bbPress user profile pages.

Fixes #4806.

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