Symfony Short Url bundle

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v1.0.4 2015-08-31 13:58 UTC

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Provides a way to redirect requests based on an Entity stored in the database. Features:

  • redirect client based on the request path, e.g. '/something'
  • internal and external redirects to a path or url
  • with start/end datetime
  • configurable http status code
  • keeps the query string parameters when redirecting


Add this to your composer.json:

    "require": {
        "genj/short-url-bundle": "dev-master"

Then run composer update. After that is done, enable the bundle in your AppKernel.php:

# app/AppKernel.php
class AppKernel extends Kernel
    public function registerBundles() {
        $bundles = array(
            new Genj\ShortUrlBundle\GenjShortUrlBundle()

Finally, update your database schema:

php app/console doctrine:schema:update

And you're done.


Add a new record to your database. Example:

  • source: /my-old-url
  • target: /my-new-url
  • httpStatusCode: 301
  • publishAt: (now)


My redirect is not working through app.php, but it works through app_dev.php

If you have enabled caching, it can happen that a 404 response is stored in the http cache, so clear your caches. The redirect requests themselves have private caching headers.