Setting up 301 redirects is a common SEO activity to fix broken link problems or to do a site move. This online tool helps you create those redirects on the popular Apache server used by most hosting providers. CMS systems like WordPress, Joomla and Magento are normally on this type of server.
An .htaccess file is a file on Apache servers used for several things including controlling how different URLs are processed. One common use is when a website is re-written and you want to forward all the users visiting your old pages to the new ones.
In the .htaccess file, this is done by adding RewriteRules that cause 301 Redirects from one page to another. The 301 Permanent Redirect is the best way to perform forwarding as it also tells the Search Engines to update their indexes.
Manually creating these RewriteRules can be time consuming and error prone. This tool by ReviveSEO will generate the rules for you.