A page, link or command that points URL requests to another URL in the world wide web. Redirects can be either server-side or client-side through the use of javascript.

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Proper way to handle URLs in the form of http://example.com/

On an apache server with a standard setup, when I request a URL in the form of: http://127.0.0.1/.. I receive this error in my log: [Sun Aug 30 22:52:44 2015] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Invalid ...
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How to debug an unwanted subdomain redirect?

I am trying to switch a dated Magento site in the domain root of a website I am developing (example.com) with a WordPress site located at beta.example.com. First, I want to move the Magento site to ...
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Hosting htaccess redirect subdirectory to subdomain

I have simple hosting plan with domains included: Now I have the domain.com and seconddomain.com now I want to use all that domain and give them his own root directory. If I use the controle panel ...
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Do we have any redirect solution for all of subURL?

Suppose I redirect exmpale0.com to example1.com , example1.com is newer. Already , I promoted my exmpale0.com into social networks , Suppose I had: http://example0.com/blahblah Now I have ...
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Difference between redirect and rewrite in .htaccess (in relation to SEO and the canonical tag)

Okay so if I'm wanting to remove the extension of a URL but my canonical tags point to the url with the extension I can't use a 301 redirect without it negatively affecting SEO. Does the same go for ...
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Vanity URLs with .htaccess and PHP?

I need to create a vanity URL redirect using htaccess and PHP. My requirements are: If a user writes example.com/users/foobar The client will be redirected to for example: profile.php?user=foobar in ...
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How to serve for International Googlebots if we redirect users to subdomains for language matching?

So, we have a site and a few sub-domains with content in different languages and we're using Hreflang and canonical implementations for SEO. We do detect the language that users use in their browsers ...
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Changed A record and CNAME for tumblr, but now all links un-associated with Tumblr error

Is there a way to link to a custom forum when the A Record and CNAME force everything through TUMBLR?
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URL redirection from united-domains to free webspace (bplaced.net) bad for SEO?

I have the following URL at united-domains.de: ffm-nachhilfe.de. Currently I use the Webspace from united-domains.de (I am still in the first free month) but after the first month it will cost 4 Euro ...
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Parallels Plesk Apache dedicated server shared IP / A Address serving default page

My Website Works when you go to it, however Google Adwords is telling me that my site is redirecting/ not showing up properly to their bots. When you put the site into a website checker like GT ...
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Domain redirection with momentary “not available” message

To redirect my naked/bare domain to my www domain which is hosted at Heroku, I am using the GoDaddy forwarding feature as mentioned in other posts (Forward to www.mydomain.com, 301 (Perm) redirect, ...
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Is it possible to get search engines to index redirects

I have a use case where users should be redirected but bots and open graph should not be. While I could redirect based on user agent, I was wondering if there were a simpler way, perhaps a protocol ...
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The website redirects me to the old URL

I moved a wordpress site after a host to another host and I changed the field. I changed the links when I want to sign, I login, wait a few seconds and redirects me the old site. Where is this ...
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Is it possible to do 301 redirects by country?

We have a .com website but operate in the UK and the US, we want the .com to 301 to the .co.uk website but for people in the UK only and the .com to remain as it is. Is this possible with 301 - if not ...
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Redirects after site relaunch [closed]

A client of mine has relaunched an entire website without thinking of redirects. The new site gets less than 5% of the originals site in organic traffic, mainly due to not setting up any redirects ...
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Adressing external Wordpress Installation from primary Domain

I have a primary domain, let's call it company.com for example's sake. Under this domain there's a wordpress installation running where i am currently working on my "main Site". I also currently ...
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Preserve “unowned” URL in browser after redirect

So, my university's communications department plans to provide a shared infrastructure for all departments to build websites on. However, my lab has an urgent need to publish a website now. I've built ...
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Create redirect from url like www.example.us/?p=100&option=

I am switching CMS and have about 600 URLs that need to get redirected to the new scheme. The URL on the old site looks like the following on my test server: ...
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Google Rank and Domain redirection

I have a blog on Blogspot (owned by Google). I would like to host it under my own domain. So I would consider 3 options: Create a Domain redirect to Blogspot Re-direct the existing blogspot URL to ...
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Is having a landing page for multi-country websites detrimental for search engine ranking?

I have a multi-language / multi-country website which uses a single domain name. The url structure is as follows: country-name.example.com/language/ Ex: ca.example.com/en/ ca.example.com/fr/ ...
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Are outgoing redirect links crawled and indexed?

I've seen a site linking to external sites like this : <a href="http://www.example.com/layouts/lorem/linktrackinglayout.aspx?redirUrl=http://www.othersite.com" target="_blank"> <img ...
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How to use htaccess to redirect from www to non-www version of the site [duplicate]

I have a wordpress website mywebsite.net on the wwww version www.mywebsite.net wordpress doesn't load so want that if the user open the www version of my website is redirect to the non-wwww ...
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Sub-Domain Redirect Loop .htacess

OK so i am getting a redirect loop on subdomains only and i dont see the whats creating the loop This is a WordPress Multi-Site sub-domain installation and All plugins are disabled everything on the ...
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Change domain name and url structure of website simultaneously [duplicate]

Changing a domain of a website and redirecting all the links to new ones may harm google indexes and SEO of the website. I.e. Changing avicennaclinic.ir to avic.ir . Changing the structure of URLs is ...
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IIS7 301 Redirects - The correct way

We have built a Wordpress site and the clients server is running Windows. I personally have never worked with a Windows server. I am trying to get the 301 redirects to work. So far I have had no ...
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Do I have to redirect every page or just the domain?

Say I have a www.example.net and www.example.net and example.com is an Amazon S3 site setup to redirect all pages work fine i.e www.example.com/page1.html redirects to www.example.net/page1.html buy ...
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Using mod_rewrite to force users to use our caching proxy

During a recent audit we became aware of several users who have not set their DNS records to correctly point to our name servers. Since we don't control the domain names of our users directly, we're ...
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Why would an IT department not allow a www prefix for domains?

So recently I requested a domain prefixed with www to be pointed to an existing site http://example.com/. The IT department at my company said ". We do not allow the www prefix when dealing with ...
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Does it matter for SEO that my sites uses http 302 instead of 301 for redirects

Just found out that my administrator has set all redirects to temporary 302 instead of 301 i.e main site http://example.com and http://example2.com redirects to http://example.com/example2 but from ...
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Efficient use of 301 for large redirect map

EDIT: As requested below, this is the entire ruleset for one product (obsolete now, as I should be able to consolidate these into ONE simple rule that looks for the productID#): RewriteRule ...
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Redirect from 404 page to homepage after some seconds and SEO impact

I've read a lot about that is bad to redirect 404 page to the homepage (soft 404). But I want to know if it's a good idea to redirect, after some seconds, the user from the 404 page (with the error ...
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Redirect to another server during a 503 server error

I am facing the following problem and need a correct solution also for SEO purposes. It happens that our server, which is on a shared hosting, fails and responds with a 503 server error code. What I ...
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Rewrite url /powers/power.php?power=

I want to rewrite my url, the url uses a variable I think its called, but I want to shorten the url to http://xatwebs.co/powers/gold as it is currently http://xatwebs.co/powers/power?power=gold I have ...
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MediaWiki configuration - strange redirect behaviour after form POST

I've recently setup a wiki using MediaWiki but am having the toughest time getting the ShortURL configuration working properly (for example, so that pages appear as Main_Page instead of ...
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How do aliases or redirects work?

Is it possible that I set-up a redirect of my store which is located at www.xyz.com/store to store.xyz.com . Do i have to buy a new domain name or is there any other way.
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Is making a catch-all page for HTTP status 410 errors practical?

I run a website with photo galleries. Each photo gallery contains at least 100 to 500 photos on their own individual pages and If I delete a gallery then without creating any special configuration, ...
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XAMPP alias or rewrite?

I have a site running on W2012 with XAMPP. I have a live site that was in subfolder /foo. It now needs to be changed to /home. I set up an alias Alias /foo "C:/xampp/htdocs/home" This takes ...
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Should the canonical tag point to the rewritten URL of the page even if it doesn't have a valid directory structure?

The structure of my url is http://www.somesomewebsite.com/ShowProduct.aspx?ID=12. I am doing a permanent redirect (301) to http://www.somewebsite.com/product-category/12/this-is-my-product-name/. ...
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How can I redirect my gae domain example.com to www.example.com

I own a domain klokaffar.se but it doesn't go anywhere if I don't put in www.klokaffar.se. The site is hosted from google appengine with a CNAME for the www. Now I want the naked domain to redirect to ...
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How to enforce WWW without htaccess

URL canonization is an important aspect in SEO, now I have a website hosted on Yahoo my small business which doesn't allow for .htaccess to be uploaded, now in such a case how do I keep my domain ...
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“There is no subdomain here.” error in creating (one/multi)-level sub-domains

Objective: I want to create multilevel sub-domains. For example, I've a domain like "domain.com," and now I want to create some sub-domains for it. It should be noted that what I'm working on it, ...
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How do you implement a www to naked domain redirect in Google Apps with Flask?

I see loads of tutorials about naked domain to www domain redirects, but what if I want to do it the other way around (www.example.com -> example.com)? My app is on Google Apps with Flask deployed, ...
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Cut Permanent Redirection

We had 3 successful business websites before but our previous manager combined all our assets into one through permanent redirection. Now, another manager came and he wants us to use the other 2 sites ...
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Redirecting one image type to another. Possible?

I have a humor site that is based primarily on thumbnails and gifs. I'm in the process of converting all png's -> jpeg and gifs -> webm to save bandwidth and disk space. All in all probably about 10k ...
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redirect wordpress site to new domain, using wildcard or not both don't work

I just moved a wordpress site to a new domain. All of the URLs are the same on the new domain except for of course the root url. the domain is on godaddy, and I can forward it but that won't keep the ...
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Moving subdomain to a different hosting provider

Currently my subdomain is hosted within same webhotel as my main domain. I would like to change it to point another domain (website on Windows Azure). Subdomain should be accessible all the time ...
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IP-based redirection using mod_rewrite

I'm running a small VPN server where each user has his own static IP. I set up an Apache server in order to host files for each of them and instead of using a new registration system, I wanted to take ...
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delisting my old URL's from copyright services

About a month ago, I redid a major part of my website so that the difference between thousands of URL's is the subdomain name itself. Now I go on copyscape and put in my new URL and it tells me that ...
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SEO implication of removing www from domain

For purely cosmetic reasons I'd like to change the redirect on my domain from www.example.com to example.com. There's plenty of SEO advice floating around on the internet, but in 2015 is this ...
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Dealing with bots that still fetch 301's months later

Over the course of 2013 & up until September 2014 we migrated roughly a dozen domains to a new platform. In most cases the domain names remained the same, we simply pointed the domain to a new IP ...