Redirecting Your Old Newsfeeds

When I converted over from MovableType to WordPress I realized those that receive my site through a newsfeed were going to be left stranded. WordPress uses different names for the newsfeeds than MovableType does.
Sounds like a job for RewriteRules!
Using the generated .htaccess file that WordPress put together I deduced the following entries:
RewriteRule ^index.xml /feed/rss2/
RewriteRule ^index.rdf /feed/rdf/
RewriteRule ^atom.xml /feed/atom/

For each rule I’m saying: “Hey, when someone requests this… serve them that.”
So when a new aggregator goes to get my RSS 2.0 feed at index.xml, it’ll be forwarded to the new WordPress newsfeed at
Pretty nifty!






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