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I am having trouble with the following.

I have a site in development that has every link on the site pointing to the wrong folder.

Example: example.com/en/home/, a site link goes to example.com/en/, which throws a 404.

Now the way the system is setup requires server access but I do not have that and information services is backlogged with requests and will take a week.

But I still need to develop the site. So is there a way to have the browser recognize when example.com/en/ is clicked then automatically redirect it to example.com/en/home so it bypasses the 404 and I can actually work.

I'm looking for anything that gets the job done.

I am considering developing a Chrome app to do this but that would mean a shit ton of overtime and more work I don't want to do. Is there a easier way of doing this?

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Just put a PHP/ASP/JSP or whatever server-side language you have available to you in the /en/ directory with a redirect to /en/home/.

PHP Example:

<?php
    header('Location: /en/home/', true, 301);

If you can't do that much you're pretty much out of luck as all of the potential solutions are long-winded and PITA.

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