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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Hosting multiple sites - Mask URL?

I have a hosting account where I have my main site (www.mainsite.com points to root folder), and a subfolder xpto.com, where I want to have another site (www.xpto.com). I can access ...
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Will Google Analytics track URLs that just redirect?

I have a link on my site. That links goes to another URL on my site. The code on the server sees that resource being requested and redirects the browser to another website. Will Google Analytics be ...
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Two different websites in one remote hosting

My client asked me that a website that is hosted in one server (and pointing there through a domain) should also be accessed (into a specific directory) from another domain, which is not pointing ...
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Redirect/rewrite dynamic URL to sub-domain and create DNS for subdomain

I have created an application in PHP, I would like to re-direct the following URL to corresponding sub-domain. Dynamic URL pattern: http://mydomain.com/mypage.php?user_name=testuser I wish to ...
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Force SSL on IIS site with NT authentication

We recently implemented SSL on our reseller portal and have been receiving complaints about needing to log in twice. This is of course because they bookmarked the site before we had SSL so their ...
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Most efficient and SEO & Google Analyitics Friendly way to redirect

I am looking for the most efficient way to redirect users to different web pages on my server using a keyword off of the main domain. So http://www.example.com/keyword might take you to a longer URL ...
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How does 301 redirection work across the network? & should I use it if there is a chance we made need to change the resource back to the original URL?

I've built a CMS that makes it fairly easy for my client to relocate pages in their site hierarchy. This site has all human-readable and intuitive URLs, so moving a page necessarily means that its URL ...
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Side effects of using redirect pages to track external links?

I have been part of a push to implement better analytics on our company's web site over the last few months using Google Analytics. One request that has come in is for the ability to see clicks to ...
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Domain forwarding to a IE “trusted site” opens a blank page

My employer, a University, regularly hosts conferences and other events. While websites for these sites are hosted on our domain, they frequently request customized .com urls. We then forward these ...
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Case-specific mod rewrite on WordPress subdomain multisite

I have split a WordPress blog into multiple category-specific blogs using subdomains, as the topics in the original blog were too broad to be lumped together effectively. Posts were exported from the ...
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Redirect to subdomain port 8080

I have my domain registered and running. I have installed lifray which is running on tomcat 7, my site url is iloveliferay.com:8080 and I want this to be at themes.iloveliferay.com, which file I need ...
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will redirecting of the parent URL affect the children URL?

my website has this URL : (A) http://www.mysite.com/book/name-of-book/12345 This url will show to the detailed information of a book with ID=12345 When user skips the "/12345" part in the url, ...
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Does redirecting old site's URLs to new site's front page hurt a page's ranking?

An old site that is being rewritten needs to have it's URLs redirected to the new site. There are a few hundred pages that may or may not have corresponding pages on the new site, probably with ...
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Setting up an incoming CNAME to accept for my domain name

I have the following scenario. Domain Name : mydomain.com I have registered a country level tdl with our ISP. country tdl : www.mydomain.com.qa ISP has created a CNAME to my www.mydomain.com.qa to ...
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I want to test major changes on my website without hurting SEO

I want to replace all my website files for new ones on the server and to test if they work alright but I don't want to be crawled while this is happening or if I am, I don't want the crawler to be ...
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Domain problem: viewing one site OFF another site?

I have this scenario: I have a domain, let's call it "mydomain.com". Mydomain.com runs various "sub-sites", e.g.: mydomain.com/shop/view/shop1, mydomain.com/shop/view/shop2, ...
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Where should I redirect (removed) phishing pages

I was unfortunately the victim of a PHP exploit. Looking through my webserver logs, people are still attempting to reach the URL used in the phish. I want to redirect them to a site that will educate ...
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Multiple Domains, SEO and redirections

I work for an ecommerce company which sells a core product, and am currently working on a site for a client. For this particular website, we've purchased a number of other domains (aside from the main ...
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Why Google indexing blog.mywebsite.com instead of www.mywebsite.com?

All subdomains works in my website, example this: mywebsite.com www.mywebsite.com blog.mywebsite.com feed.mywebsite.com anything.mywebsite.com But Google indexed some of my website pages with ...
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routing or redirecting www.example.com to example.com with IIS

What's the safest, and most effective way of redirecting traffic from the www.example.com to example.com or vice versa with IIS?
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Using 301 Redirects on new site when access to old site denied?

I have a situation where I'm standing up a new website on a different web host. I've been denied access to the old site by the hosting company and the old site will most likely be turned off very ...
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URL redirection to same domain on different server

We have existing domain on non-IIS server and now we have moved it to IIS server. Client want us to redirect the URL from existing server to new server with same domain name. We will modify the ...
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How can I fix an Apache redirect loop

I have a strange Apache/WordPress redirect loop that I can't seem to figure out. Here is the relevant logs and other info: http://pastebin.com/E1afW2vw It seems that the page request gets made, and ...
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Apache - How to NOT log 301 redirects

I recently re-designed my site and a lot of the URLs changed. I have already setup rewrite rules in Apache to redirect old URLs to the new URLs. That's all working. My question is, how can I get ...
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How to handle redirects & http status codes at urls where a product becomes unavailable?

I have this use case that happens frequently: Lots of products for sale, periodically a percentage goes out of stock. A user still browses in on the old url, to a location where a product used to ...
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Redirect does not work

I tried to redirect a broken link onto my site by redirect : RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^.*$ RewriteRule ^domian_registration\.html$ "http\:\/\/mysite\.com\/domain_registration\.html" [R=301,L] But ...
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How to come back to old URL already redirected with 301? What is the impact to SEO?

I have recently moved my old site (built with DreamWeaver) to a new one (with new design and using WordPress). It was done last August, 1st and as the URLs with WP changed completely, I had to do ...
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What other choices do we have other than the 301 redirect and CNAME on DNS?

I have a main site http://qweop.com, and I would like to add an alias to it called http://qwepo.com. Now if I use a CNAME (currently this is what I'm using) on qwepo which maps www to qweop.com, then ...
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301 redirect to boost SEO of the site being redirected to?

I have a situation where I have 2 sites about pretty equivalent topics. Originally I didn't know which domain was better so I tried both. Now, clearly one has got more links to it, and has a higher ...
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How to point two domains to one ip address with a sub-domain

I am a little stuck here I currently have a domain: www.my-site.org & m.my-site.org I want to point m.mainsite.org to m.my-site.org I already have an A record created for m.mainsite.org I need ...
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Moving from Subdirectory to Subdomain structure

I have a website (powered by Rails/Postgres and nginx) where I had setup a blog and a coupons section as: http://myrailsapp.com/blog/ http://myrailsapp.com/coupons/ Blog is powered by wordpress and ...
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Having trouble redirecting old product sites and categories to new pages

I recently upgraded a shopsystem to prestashop and imported the previous products (~1200), and I managed to keep the old category_id and product_id. I'm trying to set up those 2 rules to redirect all ...
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Htaccess 404 & 301

The site is run on wordpress (latest) and is installed in /htdocs/www/ This htaccess file is in /htdocs/www/roh/ along with a bunch of images & some css. I want requests to the old html files to ...
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How does Google/SEs react to redirects from a domain root /

I have a website that's currently entirely English. I'm adding support for multiple languages, and would like them all indexed (so I can't serve different languages at the same URL). I opted to use / ...
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Setting up a redirect from 'www.example.com' to 'www.mysite.com/blog'

hopefully someone can give me a roadmap to get this done. I run a self-hosted Wordpress blog at http://www.example.com which has numerous posts/links such as ...
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How to reclaim a hijacked tinyurl?

It seems someone has hijacked one of the TinyURLs that was sent out in the marketing communication and it now redirects users to a porn site. Is there anyway we can reclaim the TinyURL?
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What is wrong with this Apache httpd.conf file for vhosts?

What is wrong here? NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName www.apples.co.uk DocumentRoot /var/www/apples.co.uk RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.apples\.co\.uk$ [NC] ...
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Redirect directory URL to instead have .html suffix

htaccess redirect (301) all my old content from my WordPress to my new URL design. I want to redirect all the last trailing slashes to .html ... the permalinks are already working, but I don't want ...
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I have 2 domains one main, one parked. I recently switched but host provider told me theyd repoint the DNS but there are problems? Do it via DS

I wanted to switch my site from www.mutantspace.ie to www.mutantspace.com. Up until now the .com was my parked domain. I looked into it and was told that using this code in my .htaccess file in ...
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I want to park my domain www.b.com to www.a.com. if the user visits b.com, I want the browser url to display a.com

I want to park my domain www.b.com to www.a.com So far is working, but if the user visits b.com, I want the browser url to display a.com Is there a way around it?
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Optimal way to implement very big redirect list in Apache2

I have about 6000 URLs that need to be redirected after changing the CMS. All those URLs are stored in a DB table together with an ID that allows me to tell what is being referenced. Using this table ...
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Google, SEO and 301 redirects on root / top folder

I've got a pretty unusual problem. A client has their site hosted on a friend's server that is basically misconfigured to redirect http://clientname.com/ to http://clientname.com/clientname. After ...
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When redirecting to a beta sub domain should I use 301 or 302?

I have a website with a domain of www.mysite.com for example and I wish to redirect some of it's content to a new version that is under development under a sub domain i.e everything under ...
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Shop owner wants multiple domains, what do I to tell him?

My client owns a webshop exampleshop.it - and we use adwords and google analytics to promote it. He somehow has the idea that more domains (pointing to the original webshop) bring more traffic and ...
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Domain Masking / Cloaking?

I don't know whats the correct term for it, but what I'd like is to forward users visiting domain1.com to domain2.com without changing the URL in their address bar at all, IE. show contents from ...
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Site-wide redirect with Tomcat4

Disclaimer: My webmastering experience is almost nil. Apologies if anything seems ignorant - if it sounds that way, it probably is. My employer is in the middle of switching over from one version of ...
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What should I do with a ton of alternate domains? Redirect or use landing pages?

We have a ton of alternate domain names. What is the best strategy as far as SEO strategy is concerned? Do we want to 301 redirect them all to our primary domain or set up simple landing pages that ...
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Subfolder won't permenantly redirect to subdomain

Right now I have the following code to redirect all non-www URLs to www URLs: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example.com RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.example.com/$1 [R=301,L] Besides that redirection, ...
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Setting up a subdomain for an already existing subfolder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subfolder won't permenantly redirect to subdomain I have a forum installed in a subdirectory (http://www.example.com/forums/), but I want to have it accessed through ...
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no-www redirect not working / DNS A record

I'm far from an expert on this, but I'll try to be as clear as possible. I have an eshop solution leased from a company and it's hosted on their server. I can access it thru company.com/myshop and it ...