I am moving a website from the Joomla CMS to Wordpress and I don't want to lose my SE placement due to bad links, but I cannot seem to get any redirects to work due to the dynamic nature of the Joomla produced URLs.

Example Joomla URL:


The newly created WordPress URL:

I would like the Joomla URL to point to the Wordpress URL using .htaccess. Any suggestions on how to go about this?:?:

Realizing this is an old thread, here is a link that may solve your issue.


For a bit less technical solution, you may want to use a Joomla component such as OpenSEF or sh404SEF to export the URLs. Then, ought to be ways to extract the URLs (date/name) from the Wordpress database and match those up via Excel and mate that to htaccess redirect commands.