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I originally posted this as one of the defining questions for the site so I thought I'd ask it again.

Currently I have DNS for both domains pointing to the same place but I'd like to set up a permanent redirect from the old one to the new one for any lingering links out in the wild.

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This page lists how to do it using common web languages. Note the section entitled "Redirect Old domain to New domain"

Also, Google has provided a nice article on what to consider when moving your site.

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Also of note, Google allows you to submit a redirect notice directly to them through Google's webmaster tools. This give them more than just a 301 redirect. It tells them I was over here and now I am over there. – Ben Hoffman Jul 8 '10 at 21:10
+1 301 is the way to go – Evan Plaice Jul 8 '10 at 22:43

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