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How to Redirect URLs in Jekyll Using Github Pages and the jekyll-redirect-from Plugin

When changing the permalink structure of your blog or migrating your blog from one blogging platform to another, you often want to change the permalink structure of your blog but keep the old URLs and have them redirect to the new pages. This will allow you to preserve your Google search rankings, tweet history, SEO, etc.

Fortunately, Github Pages makes this really easy because they recently enabled support for the jekyll-redirect-from plugin. To get these URLs to redirect, all you have to do is:

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