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On July 14th Comms will be launching Diff, a community blog. It's a continuation of Wikimedia Space and the Wikimedia blog before it. We are using the same WordPress instance as blog.wikimedia. org hosted on WordPress VIP. We wish to redirect all traffic to to The URL structure will remain the same (/year/month/day/article-slug/

I wanted to give our friends in Operations a head's up well in advance so we can coordinate preparations.

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Jul 12 2020, 10:00 PM

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Dzahn triaged this task as High priority.Jun 4 2020, 8:52 AM
Dzahn added a project: Traffic.
Dzahn set Due Date to Jun 22 2020, 10:00 PM.

Update, as probably obvious, we have pushed the launch date back. Our target date is now July 14th.

Dzahn changed Due Date from Jun 22 2020, 10:00 PM to Jul 12 2020, 10:00 PM.Jun 30 2020, 6:35 PM

Is this done now as the deadline was a month ago and is now redirecting to

CKoerner_WMF claimed this task.

Thanks @Nintendofan885 for the reminder. Resolved!

Was this done on itself without needing a change by SRE?

Yes, this was handled on the host side of things. Sorry for the noise.