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Remove redirected URLs from Transition

1. Remove YML files

Example PR

First remove the relevant YAML files and get your PR merged.

2. Run rake task

Once your changes have been merged, run the following rake task with the abbr to be deleted:


This task will only work for sites with zero mappings and zero hits - i.e. no associated data beyond that which was created by importing the site YAML file. It will also trigger another task to load the config to Transition (Transition_load_site_config).

If you need to remove a redirect with mappings or hits you can run the following Rake task:


Check here if it worked. It may take up to an hour for cache to be cleared and you should see the following message when it does:

This host is not configured in Transition

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