- losing clients because information about products isn't real;
- missing of orders because they were placed on dev, not on live version of website.
- redirect from any website (dev site, https etc);
- redirect to the same page;
- choice of url's parameter;
- accessible admin area.
- free skype manual;
- free support;
- free installation.
Live Url Redirect extension for Magento website creates redirect from urls of your development environment site to the same page of live version of the site. But you are still able to log in admin area or open certain url. Just point in settings which url you want to be open without redirecting. If user enter this url, the session will be recorded in cookies and user will be able to deal with dev site (open other pages without redirect).
In what cases you need Live Url Redirect extension for Magento?
It is not good for website if clients open development environment of a site. They may search for products there, place order, write to manager through online form etc. All this situations lead you to:
Some extensions can be the cause of showing customers links to dev site. Even search engines can index pages of dev if they found links to it somewhere, even if you've pointed necessary prohibition in robots.txt.
Live Url Redirect extension features:
Do you think our Live Url Redirect extension for Magento could be enhanced with a certain feature? You are the reason we build extensions, and you make our extensions better. Please, feel free to email us any of your suggestions to email@example.com
- Source http host. Point there url that shouldn't be open.
- Target http host. Point there destination of redirect.
- Url param to Login. Point there which url you want to be open without redirect.
Live Url Redirect extension is quite simple in usage. After installation go to System > Configuration > Live Url Redirect (or Host Restrictions).
There you will see 3 fields: