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nginxUsing map

This example demonstrates redirecting old website to new and mapping old URLs to new using map rules:

map $uri $new_uri {
  default /;
  /old_article /new_article;

server {
  rewrite ^ https://new.com$new_uri permanent;
}ctrl + c

define variables map

$uri $new_uri

will generate $new_uri variable value based on $uri and map rules

default /;

by default $new_uri will contain / value

/old_article /new_article

if /old_article request is made, $new_uri variable will get /new_article value

server {

virtual server configuration block


define URL rewrite rule

^ https://new.com$new_uri

rewrite all URLs to


will make browser redirect instead of silent rewrite