301 on missing Listings instead of 404?

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Justin Alei

21 Feb, 2017 05:41 PM

Hi guys,
When working with listings, how do you setup a redirect instead of a 404 when a listing doesn't exist? The scenario is we want to automatically 301 redirect to the main blog page if someone tries to access an old post that has been deleted.

The {if no_results} tag doesn't work at all... in my example of a blog, this code would be on the listing template:

{exp:channel:entries channel="blog" limit="1" disable="categories|category_fields|member_data"}
{if no_results}{redirect="blog/index" status_code="301"}{/if}
<h1>{title}</h1>
{blog_content}
{/exp:channel:entries}

But it doesn't appear this is being hit, I guess because the listing doesn't exist so Structure is 404ing before this code is being hit.

Is there a way to not automatically 404 so we can setup redirects instead?

Thanks,
Justin

  1. 1 Posted by Justin Alei on 03 Mar, 2017 05:36 PM

    Justin Alei's Avatar

    I'm guessing no response to this means it's not possible... is there any way we could add this as an option?

    Thanks,
    Justin

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