I installed the redirect Module in Drupal 8 but sorrily can't get it to work properly. I enabled all checkboxes in the settings, also the "Enforce clean and canonical URLs" option.

In my page source, the canonical is printed in a meta tag. But if I browse my page and enter a system URL like www.domain/node/5, no redirect to the autopath alias / canonical happens.

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Does anyone have any suggestions? I also reinstalled it twice already. Nothing helped.

  • Have you tried completly wiping cache? I had the same problem until I did a drush cr on command line – Hudri May 15 '18 at 10:17
  • I just cleared the cache in the Backend UI, as this Drupal site sorrily doesnt have drush installed. Is there any possibility to wipe the cache completely without drush? – арно нюм May 15 '18 at 10:40
  • Clearing cache via Development > Performance is the same as full wipe via drush cr. If that didn't help it is a different problem. – Hudri May 15 '18 at 11:10
  • Perhaps this needs to be implemented to get the features you need working: Merge global redirect functions into Redirect module. – prkos May 15 '18 at 18:03
  • Thanks @prkos, but this was only neccessary, before global redirects was merged with redirect module. The Drupal 8 version is a combination of those two modules. Anyways thanks - I already found out why it didn't work. – арно нюм May 15 '18 at 19:50

LEL - it's so stupid, I have to clarify this. The redirect module works without any problem. Everything's just like I wanted it. Maybe it's pointed out anywhere, but I didn't read it.

When the page is set to maintenance mode, it doesn't work. I have some dummy-users that can bypass the "maintenance-page" and use the site. While the site is in maintenance mode, the node/IDs are accessible. When I turned off maintenance mode, the module was redirecting...

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