How can I do a 301 simple URL redirect?

Hi community!

I need to redirect some URL to root, because we redesign all entire site to new urls and now its going to 404 page, and I dont know how but Im having problems with that.

url : /contacto.htm to domain.

I include this command in server block

server { location = /contacto.htm { return 301 } }

Its good or bad? I dont know… I hope that you can help me. I need to do 12 redirects…

Kind regards!


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Yes, that works. However, if you will be doing 12 different redirects, it might be easier to use a regex pattern instead:

location ~* ^(contacto\.htm|file2\.htm|etc) {
    return 301;

Make sure you escape the periods so that RegEx does not parse them as the wildcard character (which matches anything) by adding a backslash before each one. So contacto.htm becomes contacto\.htm.