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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Apache Redirect based on directory name

I'm trying to use one install of Kohana to manage two separate sites rather than just duplicate the install. I have directories like this: applications/ app1/ app2/ The .htaccess I have ...
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How do I hide a 301 redirect from my root domain?

I was analyzing my webpage SEO using an online tool where I saw that my http status for my root domain name www.caliberequipment.com was resulting in a 301 redirect to ...
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301 vs 302 redirect for ?url=URL

I have the following URL for affiliates: http://www.mydomain.com/affiliates/partners/partnerName.do?url=http://www.mydomain.com/product/3 The value of url will change all the time. For this, I ...
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How to remove url prefix and redirect it?

I had urls with /content/ prefix e.g. mysite.com/content/bla-bla-bla/ now I whant redirect all to mysite.com/bla-bla-bla/ without /content/ Is this possible? Thanks!
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How can I find the number of users who visit my site via a redirect?

My domain foo.com redirects (via a permanent 301) to bar.com. I want to know how many visitors to bar.com come from having first visited foo.com. I'm using Woopra - originally, I thought the ...
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Using a hyphen in the domain name [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it better to put hyphens in a domain name ? I am looking to buy a domain where the obvious choices have already been purchased. Example: domaintest.com or ...
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Mod rewrite rule question/help

I have the following ruleset in my .htaccess file which basically rewrites my php pages and makes them appear as subfolders, so for example, http://www.mysite.co.uk/about-me/ points to ...
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“Thank you for posting. Please stand by while you are redirected.” Needed?

Thank you for posting. Please stand by while you are redirected. If you are not automatically redirected, please click here. You're probably familiar with messages like these, especially ...
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Two domains, one site - what's the best way to set this up?

I'm setting up a site, say mysite.com. I've also bought mysite.net. What's the best way to mange this so that regardless which the user types, they end up on mysite.com? Also, what are the ...
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Googlebot crawling 301 redirected URLs again and again

We're having some problems with our site www.inzoco.com. There are lots of old URLs being crawled again and again, even if we send a 301 code. We have checked the entire site several times with a ...
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How to setup apache2 redirect but keep domain name?

I run a small community web site where users can each get a free blog. The blog address is always something like http://mydomain.com/blogname One user have bought his own domain and want to ...
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.htaccess mobile redirect issues

I'm trying to set up a mobile redirect for a site with 2 subfolders, and I cannot get both to work at the same time. This is the structure of the site www.mysite.com/EN/ www.mysite.com/ES/ This is ...
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Trouble with .htacess redirection

I use this redirect rule to redirect users from www.domain.com/admin to www.domain.com/wp-admin on a WordPress site. RedirectMatch 301 \@admin http://www.domain.com/wp-admin The problem is that ...
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Is it Possible to Earn Revenue by Selling Click Data?

I have read an article about sites like google and facebook using a redirect script to keep track of who clicks what links on the web. And since they have a lot of traffic, they are monitoring a lot ...
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What HTTP code to use when redirecting to random page

I have an URL domain.com/random, which will redirect to a random page. What would be the correct HTTP code for this? Plus, I'm inserting the link like this: <a href="/random" rel="nofollow" ...
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DNS add-on domain setup and redirect

I have several domains which I'd like to point to another (I'll call it foo.com). A couple of things aren't entirely clear to me. First, the DNS. I'm using Kloxo/HyperVM. Do I need to create separate ...
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Several sub domains pointing to one folder. Fasthosts problem

I have a ASP.net website e.g. www.website.com. The idea is that you will go to the URL 'yourname.website.com' and my site will request the name from the sub domain, process it and change the content ...
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HELP! When I fixed the redirect from my naked domain, the hosted links on my site no longer connect, how do i fix this? [closed]

I've been having so much trouble figuring this out. My site is hosted thru godaddy, and is a music blog. We upload music for streaming and download. The site wouldnt redirect from the naked domain, so ...
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Does 301 redirecting all pages in an existing domain exempt a domain from the sandbox period in Google?

I have a domain I use for my blog that had originally been intended for a short lived project. As the domain doesn't really suit for a blog, I have been thinking about changing it. However, some ...
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For SEO, is a 301 or 302 redirect better for affiliate links?

For SEO, is a 301 or 302 redirect better for affiliate links? Are there any benefits/drawbacks for either? PriceGrabber uses 301 Shopzilla uses 302 Nextag uses 302
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Redirect/Rewrite Subdomain to Subfolder

I'm trying to redirect a subdomain to a subfolder e.g. forums.domain.com to www.domain.com/forums Note that I started the forums in the subfolder format but worried that members might mistakenly try ...
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Blogger not redirecting

I bought a new domain staygeo.com and pointed my blogger blog to gis.staygeo.com. I have checked the box in blogger publishing settings saying Redirect staygeo.com to gis.staygeo.com. Still if I just ...
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302 redirect but leave the url intact

Am I able to issue a 302 redirect but leave the URL intact? I want to track accesses to a URL in Google Analytics but just display my home page. I am doing this on the assumption that Google ...
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How does SEO work when redirecting to a different site/domain [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could I buy a domain name to increase traffic to my site like this? I have a site (e.g. www.foo.bar). When someone attempts to browse this site, they are redirected to ...
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How to setup mod_rewrite/htaccess to do url masking and forwarding to a subdirectory?

Its been about three years since I've played with apache and php(I've been using thin and nignx ;). So I've forgotten how to setup a mod_rewrite directive to forward all http requests from root to the ...
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Should I combat link rot with redirects? Can it be done unintrusively?

I try to do my bit of keeping the web fluent by minimizing the amount of link rot affecting my own site. This means keeping track of local 404's and fixing them, as well as manually updating broken ...
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SEO on my website

I have a website that I made for a friend who runs his own business. I designed and built the website for him and then hosted it on MY hosting package and URL - Lets call this URL 1. He was happy ...
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How to Preserve PageRank for Disappearing Pages?

Pretend that USA Today has a section of their site where the sell electronics, which they locate at http://electronics.usatoday.com. The subdomain is powered by an online electronics store called ...
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Googlepages URLs (to my old site) are no longer redirected to Google Sites

For a couple of years, I maintained a "mirror" of my blog on a free page hosted in Googlepages. Over the years, people started using links to that mirror instead of the primary site - and the Google ...
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To WWW or not to WWW

I'm getting ready to deploy my Rails app. Currently whether you browse to it using www.domain.com or just domain.com you get the same site. I'm pretty new at this, so I'm looking for some wisdom from ...
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Best way to deal with non existant page

I had on my website category pages. they were http://my.site.com/en/somecountry/category/ but with the structure change of my site (it's rather new), I have no need for this ...
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Remove directory from Google SE results

I was developing a Joomla site in /new/ which was to replace the Mambo site in the root directory. I thought I put a robots file there to stop bots from crawling the new site, but this is not the ...
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Hijax == sneaky Javascript redirects? Will I get banned from Google?

Question Will I get penalised as "sneaky Javascript redirects" by Google if I have the following Hijax setup (which requires a JavaScript redirect on the page indexed by google). Goal I want to ...
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Hijax == sneaky Javascript redirects? Will I get banned from Google?

Question Will I get penalised as "sneaky Javascript redirects" by Google if I have the following Hijax setup (which requires a JavaScript redirect on the page index by google). Goal I want to ...
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SEO domain redirect?

Lets say I have the following domains: Example.com Example.net example-two.com example-two.net Example-two.com and example-two.net redirect (godaddy domain forward) to a sub directory on ...
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Someone registered a domain through google, how can I redirect that url to another site?

I need to be able to automatically redirect a URL that was registered with Google to another URL. No access to server or anything like that. Is there a way to do this with just messing with the DNS?
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Homemade URL shortener redirect conflicting with 301 redirects

I have a website which was originally built using classic ASP. About a year ago it was rewritten in PHP. This caused file extensions to change and some pages were moved to new locations within the ...
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Temporary redirect needs to detect the URL of original page request from a search engine then redirect again to that page

I've tried searching this an innumerable amount of times with different word combinations, can't seem to crack it. Apparently I do not know the right terms in this situation. When you come to my ...
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SEO: how to handle the redirect page to mobile website when there is no equivalent

We have our website as site.com, and the mobile version at m.site.com When the user arrives, we detect the mobile from the user agent and redirects to the corresponding page there; for exemple from ...
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How do i point my domain to wordpress blog

I would like to know that if we have our WordPress blog like: http://koolkabin.wordpress.com and our domain like: http://www.outsourcingnepal.com then Can we make it like working and posting all ...
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“302 found” for index page bad for SEO?

I'm having trouble finding a clear answer on this. I'm optimizing someone else's website, and a tool pointed out that the index page returns a "302 found" (it redirects to a long URL with cookie ...
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How can I redirect everything but the index as 410?

Our site shut down and we need to give a 410 redirect to the users. We have a small one-page replacement site set up in the same domain and a custom 410 error page. We'd like to have it so that all ...
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Tracking based on URL referral?

Users on my site are given unique URL's for me to then track how many people they have referred to my site. IE: http://www.example.com/FQ3DL (FQ3DL being the unique code/url) The first thing I'd ...
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dns hosting - url forwarding - hiding forwarded url?

I have free dns hosting with the domain registrar and I'd like the dns hosted domain www.example.com to display contents of www.myotherlongdomain.com. I only have 301/302/iframe forwarding options, ...
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Displaying the same page, no matter what URI

We have moved a webapplication and would like to display a message in the old IIS. Let's say that the application was in http://oldserver/appname/. How do I make sure that our moved.html is displayed ...
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Why can't GoogleBot forget a 404 File Does Not Exist?

For two months now, googlebot is trying to get a file which does not exist anymore. This is just one example out of many: I had renamed the file to a better name and removed the old file. Now, why ...
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Will search engines reindex a page that has been set to redirect on to a newer site page?

We were asked by a client to change a website so that any pages/Urls we were hosting on an older site would now redirect to a newer site hosted somewhere else and a different domain name to boot. We ...
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.htaccess RedirectMatch 301 issue

I've moved my WordPress installation from one domain to another, and I want to use an .htaccess file on the original to redirect visitors to the new page on the new website. The old site is ...
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Multiple sites redirected to one main site

I have a client who insists of having multiple website domains all being redirected to one main website domain. It is getting out of hand and his server has become conveluted and riddled with garbage ...
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SEO penalty for “duplicate” content when a site's also accessible via another domain name? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? While testing searches for keywords on my site, I notice that a mirror of it at ...