Performance Tip Skip Wordpress 404 Htaccess

[How to] Skip WordPress 404 Handling for Static Files

WordPress uses .htaccess file to handle all requests through the index.php file. This is a great feature because it enables us to use permalinks and all kinds of redirections. But it has one major pitfall. When a missing static file (404 error) is handled by WordPress (like a missing favicon.ico) this will cause your server to […]

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[How to] Redirect 404 Hits to Your Homepage in WordPress

A regular website, gets about 10-15% not found hits in a month. If you can’t handle those hits in a good way, visitors will leave your site with dissapointment. Of course, a custom, well organised 404 page is the best way to handle them, but you can also redirect them to your home page for […]

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