Those of you who know your way around .htaccess files know that you can handle all kinds of redirects by modifying its directives. That can be quite inconvenient if you have a lot of custom redirects. Icarus is a premium plugin that can help with that. It lets you redirect old links to new ones, shorten links, mask affiliate links, and use 301, 302, 303, 307, 403 or 404 status codes. It can also handle login and logout redirects.
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This plugin can be helpful if you want to force your visitors to use the https or http version of your website. Icarus lets you redirect users based on their country, IP, and browser version. You can also generate a link that serves a random post every time it is accessed. Since this plugin doesn’t modify your .htaccess file, you don’t have to worry about it breaking your site.
Overall, Icarus happens to be one of the most sophisticated redirect plugins we have seen. It give you a lot of control over what happens to your visitors based on their IP, device, and other factors. It can even redirect them to a social sharing page before they leave.
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