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Category URLs Fixer for WooCommerce (WooCommerce)

By Acty, November 2, 2013

EXPLAINING THE PROBLEM:
Let’s say that one of your categories is food > pizza. The main URL will be:
www.example.com/products/food/pizza/

If you try to replace “food” with anything else, it will work anyway (try on yourself with your own site!). For example:

www.example.com/products/test/pizza/
www.example.com/products/lorem-ipsum/pizza/
www.example.com/products/pasta/pizza/

It works even if you remove the main category:
www.example.com/products/pizza/

The result is that you will get a lot of duplicated content: several pages with different URLs but same data.

FIXING IT:
This plugin automatically improves WooCommerce URL structure for product categories/subcategories, removing (redirecting) duplicated contents.

If you go to:
www.example.com/products/a-random-word/pizza/
You will be automatically redirected to:
www.example.com/products/food/pizza/ (the main, unique, “official” URL).

HOW TO:
Just install the plugin and it will start doing its job, automatically. No configuration is needed!