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Rename pages

When you rename a page, you change the URL (web address) of every sub-page and file below. Renaming a page does not rename any links in your body content. Therefore, we recommend you check for broken links after renaming a page.
  1. Browse to the page you wish to rename.
  2. Go to Edit > More, and select the Current page tab.
  3. In the Manage page box, select Rename this page.
  4. The URL of the page you're renaming is shown at the top. In the New URL box, enter the web address (URL).
  5. To automatically redirect visitors to the New URL, select the Forward requests for checkbox. Doing so inserts a forwarding page at the old location and prevents visitors seeing a ‘page not found’ error message.
  6. Choose how search engines index the renamed pages by selecting an option from the Allow search engines drop-down list:

    • Keep current settings
    • Hide renamed pages in searches
    • Show renamed pages in searches

    Your choice applies to all pages and files under the current page.

  7. Choose the permissions for the renamed pages by selecting an option from the Permissions drop-down list – note that your choice applies to all the pages and files you're renaming:

    • Keep current settings
    • Remove view permissions from renamed pages (contributor, edit and admin permissions are not affected)
  8. Select Rename page.

Important: If you rename a page to the URL of a deleted page, this will overwrite the deleted page and purge it along with all its subpages. You will see a warning message in Sitebuilder after you select the Rename button if you attempt to overwrite a deleted page. You should continue only if you are happy to permanently delete the deleted page as purged pages cannot be restored.

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