Use .htaccess file to send HTTP 410 Gone responses for aliased domains Recently I've consolidated hosting for a number of my domains going from 4 hosting accounts down to two, however I decided to still keep all of my domains but have them point to my primary hosting account. This meant that anyone could use one of these old (an unrelated) domains to access my primary blog. This isn't what I wanted because I didn't want the old domains to be associated with my blog.
Add a URL shortener plugin to FlatPress Ever since I've started sharing my blog posts on Twitter, I've wanted to have my own URL shortener. There was no such feature with FlatPress out-of-the-box, so I went ahead and made my own plugin. This post shows how to write a shortener plugin for FlatPress and then how to configure it to redirect from the short to real URLs.