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Remove x-redirect-by headers when WordPress 5.0 will be released #9993

andizer opened this Issue Jun 11, 2018 · 2 comments


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andizer commented Jun 11, 2018

In #9887 we've added header('x-redirect-by: Yoast SEO'); for each redirect that has been done, like this one for example.

In WordPress 5.0 an optional argument for setting the x-redirect-by header is going to be introduced. WordPress will always set this header. If no argument is given it will set WordPress as x-redirect-by. Thus our x-redirect-by header will be overwritten in WordPress 5.0.

To prevent faulty situations we have to remove occurrences of x-redirect-by headers we have set in #9887.


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IreneStr commented Oct 23, 2018

We need to check if WordPress will introduce this in 5.0 or 5.1


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andizer commented Oct 23, 2018

I think it will be in 5.1, because on the WordPress trac I see this on trunk (5.1 release):
and on the 5.0 release branch it is:

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