How To Redirect Site Visitors to the Most Recent Post

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Are you looking for a way to redirect site visitors to the most recent post? This snippet will redirect visitors to the most recent post when they visit the homepage.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

add_action( 'template_redirect', 'redirect' );
function redirect() {
        if ( is_home() && ! is_paged() ) : 
                wp_redirect( get_permalink() , 301 ); 

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: How to Create a Custom User Registration Form in WordPress.

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