Set up the Redirection plugin
For managing redirects on your blog, we recommend using the Redirection plugin. We have listed below the steps for the installation and configuration of the plugin.
And lastly, click on the Update button to save the changes.
Note! URLs ending with .zip .tar .tar.gz .exe .app .rar .mp4 .mov .avi .mpg .mpeg and many others are blocked and as such cannot be redirected either. However, you can create any redirect if the source is /wp-content/uploads. In this case there are a few exceptions. Existing static files or static files that did exist with the following ending: .xml .css .js .jpeg .png .gif .pdf .docx .rtf .odf .zip .rar .ttf .woff2.