How To Fix Redirect Error Issue in WordPress Website

Redirect Error Issue

Running a self hosted website has a lot of benefits but at the times some easily solvable errors can irritate the WordPress beginners. Internal server error, White screen of death, and some other common WordPress errors can be really stressing for the new users. Recently, a user pointed our attention to ‘Redirect error issue’ in WordPress. It is a common issue that the WordPress users may come across. In this post, we will show you how to fix redirect error issue in WordPress.

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Why I am Getting Redirect Error Issue in WordPress?

Redirect Error Issue

This redirect error issue usually occurs due to a mis-configured redirection issue. As you know that the WordPress has SEO friendly URL Structure that uses the redirect function. Several other popular WordPress plug-ins also uses the redirect functionality. For instance, the WordPress SEO plugins allows you to eliminate category base from the category URLs by rerouting users to a URL without a category base. Although, the WordPress SSL and the cache plugins also use redirects. Thus, due to a misconfiguration in any of these redirection tools, your website may end up with redirecting users to a URL which is actually redirecting them back to the referring URL. In that case the WordPress user’s browser is trapped between the two pages and hence you see the error.

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Method To Solve Redirect Error Issue in WordPress?

The most common misconfiguration that users have come across repeatedly is when the user has incorrect URL in the WordPress Address URL or website Address URL settings. If your website was working fine, and you you didn’t make any changes to those settings, then you need to contact your web host because it is most probably a configuration problem at their end. However, if you don’t have a reliable WordPress hosting provider and they deny having any issues or refuse to help you, then you should consider switching the web hosts or fix it yourself. In order to fix this redirect error issue, you need to change your WordPress Address and the Website Address. Go to the Settings » General, just change your WordPress and Website Address. If you have your address with www prefix, then alter it to non-www URL, and if you have it with non-www URL then add the www prefix.

Redirect Error Issue

Important: Make sure that you don’t leave a trailing slash at the end of your site URL like

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Change the Website URL Without Access to the Admin Area

In case, if you do not have access to the WordPress Admin area, you can still update these settings by defining them in the wp-config.php file. Simply connect to your WordPress website using an FTP client. Once you are connected to your website, you will find wp-config.php file in your domain’s root directory. Now, you need to download and edit this file by using a text editor like Notepad. Simply add these two lines to the file and do not forget to replace with your own domain.

1. define(‘WP_HOME’,’’);

2. define(‘WP_SITEURL’,’’);

Then after, save the file and upload it back to your web server. Now, try to access your WordPress website. If you still can not access your website, then try to add your domain with www prefix.

Nota: Si el revestimiento redirigir cuestión error en su sitio web de WordPress, entonces usted puede visitar este sitio web increíble, y le ayudará a resolver todo el problema de error de redirección desde su sitio de WordPress en tan sólo unos segundos.

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