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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Potential issues with multiple home pages

I have a site where I want to have two different home pages: a general description page for anonymous users, and a dashboard page for logged-in users. I am debating between two implementations: ...
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Redirect everything from old domain to new domain

I need to (permanent) redirect all of the following: www.domain.com www.domain.com/folder sub.domain.com sub.domain.com/folder Basically all URLS that are reachable without being intended to: ...
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Tell apache to point to a subfolder as default starting point for public

What would be the different methods of telling Apache to serve up httpdocs/public instead of httpdocs as the default starting point? I want to be able to have my includes and logs directories behind ...
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Moving from static site to Wordpress

I'm moving a site from static to Wordpress where all the pages in the old site were XXX.html. This has gone ok as I included a Wordpress plugin to handle the renaming of pages/posts to .html. I was ...
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What happens if a banned domain is redirected to another domain?

What would happen if a domain that was banned from google was redirected to an unbanned domain? Would the ban follow over to the new domain, or would the new domain be unaffected? Also, if the ban ...
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Does re-directing a penalized website fix the problem

A client has consulted us a case where they were not able to remove all the paid links from their website, they decided to redirect everything to a new domain, and have a fresh start. The question ...
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Redirect to same site but add things into the URL

I have a PHP file, index.php, that is set as the index file for my site. If someone wants to pull up a value for a, as an example, then they would type http://www.website.com/?value=a. Is it possible ...
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.htaccess Redirect Old Threads

I have moved to mybb to vanilla and want to redirect old threads to the new format, so the indexed threads on google aren't lost. The old format is showthread.php?tid=3003 Whereas the new ...
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Redirecting a subdomain to an HTTPS website

I need to redirect a subdomain on my website to a third party HTTPS website. We have our website hosted on GoDaddy and I tried their subdomain forwarding mechanism but that didn't work. That's when I ...
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Show other domain using DNS instead of iframe

I have two domains bought at different providers and I would like http://aaaaa.com to show http://bbbbb.com/aaaaa. Is this possible using only DNS? Must I transfer the domain to my hosting provider? ...
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SEO: Linking to a domain that redirects to a subdomain

I have: www.mywebsite.com which redirects to en.mywebsite.com, es.mywebsite.com, fr.mywebsite.com depending on the user language, so there's not an indexed website in www.mywebsite.com However, when ...
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How do I automatically redirect people from my Blogger blog?

My blog is a Blogger blog and I'm going to be moving it soon to a .com domain and a Wordpress site. How do I redirect people (and links) to my new site?
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Redirecting broken links (from external site)

In webmaster tools we found that a bunch of sites are linking to non existent pages on our site. So far I can see 50,000+ links. Is there any downside to redirecting all of these broken links to a ...
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How to make a website fit in mobile browsers

How should a good website work in a mobile browser? Should it adapt to fit the browser window size, or should it redirect to a page that is made to fit in mobile browsers?
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How to point one sub-domain to another sub-domain and they can be used interchangeably

I'm trying to do this secure.domain2.com -loads content from- secure.domain1.com So if somebody goes to secure.domain2.com it will load the content of secure.domain1.com Note that I don't want a ...
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301 redirect to different page on different domain?

I want to make a 301 redirect to a different page on a different domain. The page is on the same topic, but is different content. Also, the traffic to the original page comes from the alt text on an ...
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Joomla! Link redirects to another template

I have a website on Joomla. I'm using a template (called "Mall") and when I click a link from the navbar, that link redirects me to another template. I would like to know what's the problem.
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Change page title in Google results when the response is a 303 redirect

We have a purchased a new domain name (example.com) that was owned by another company and it appears Google has cached the title from the previous owners which was "examPLE". We would like the title ...
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.htaccess 301 Redirect Hash Tag Redirect

How do I do a .htaccess redirect that has a hash tag in it? Example Source: domain.com/#/subdir Target: newdomain.com/whatever/something Everything I've tried ignores the hash tag and either ...
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Would a 403 page, a blank page and a page redirect be indexed by search robots?

I am wondering if a disallow directive needs to be issued to robots on pages that will generate: a 403 forbidden error; a blank page, or; a page redirect (to log in page for example). Would not ...
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404 Not Found Errors -> Redirect

Hi i have recently moved my forum from Mybb to Vanilla, so the index pages such as showthread.php now do not exist. This is a big problem for SEO, what do I do to redirect this to the home page?
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Getting a domain sub-directory url for a new server

I have an web application server running tomcat and i need to publish my APIs to internet users. However I don't have a domain name for this server and I can only put the ip address of this server ...
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Links don't work on new server

I've recently moved from server with php4 to php5. Now I cant open content in my page. Links look like this "page.com/news-it-is-rainy-day-1.html". But when I try to open link I just get the archive ...
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30x Redirects and google page ranking

I'm building a Drupal site where much of the content is going to be in static on specific pages. In Drupal, each piece of content (whether you like it or not) gets created its own page (node). To ...
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SEO for site with 301 redirect on root domain to subfolder

I've been asked to do SEO for a site. The site is made using Wordpress and prestashop. Because of this the root domain has a 301 redirect to a subfolder - domain/shop/ For my SEO submission work, I ...
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I'm using a CNAME to send www. traffic to domain without www. Will this hurt my SEO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the “canonical name” in DNS make any difference to search engines? Mu understanding is that CNAME should be used for subdomains and www is just another ...
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Redirect primary domain to parked domain

The problem is as follows: We already have registered domain name (example.com.hr) via a Croatian domain name provider. During the web hosting registration process, the registrar doesn't offer a ...
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How to approach redirecting thirty domains?

I have a client with thirty some domain names. All bought for the reason of being close to a competitors domain. They want them all to redirect to their main portal. Right now I have them pointing to ...
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How can my site detect mobile phones and switch visitors to a mobile Domain?

My Question is that when user enter the website: http://www.example.com then they will just go to automatically to http://www.example.mobi how can i do this .. is their any technique behind that. ...
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Error in Custom Domain Name for my Tumblr account

I have a top level domain (harib.co.in) which already hosts a WordPress powered blog. I need to associate it with my tumblr account (harihb.tumblr.com). In my blog settings screen, I selected 'Use ...
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Timed redirects and SEO

When it comes to SEO is it ever a good idea to do a timed (countdown) redirect? For instance: I have a thank you page, but it just seems logical that you would want to redirect the user off that page ...
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Redirect from the main page on multilanguage site

I've decided to start developing multilingual web site. Now I'm thinking about the structure. The idea is to use a simple algorithm to find out what language is most interesting to the visitor when he ...
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Redirecting a lot of pages to one page - Google rankings down the drain?

We have quite a successful site with high rankings on good keywords. Now the website is redesigned to a new one-page website. The keywords pointed to different pages from Google. What we've been ...
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Migrated website: PageRank and 404's

We have recently migrated our website and a lot of pages that existed on the old website no longer exist on the new website. We did create redirect rules to match the URLs from the old and the new ...
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.htaccess issue (500 - Internal Server Error) error

I was trying to learn how to edit and make a .htaccess file using a tutorial found at corz.org, I copied an existing .htaccess file from another site on my localhost and pasted the following content ...
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Redirect *.example.com to example.com

I have some valid subdomains in my httpd.conf file. Now how do I redirect anything that's not a valid subdomain to the main website? What I mean is, if I have a valid subdomain hello.example.com, it ...
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Is permanent redirect of subdomain a bad idea for SEO?

I have a client that wants different subdomains as 'marketing URLs' that point (301 redirect) at directories, so: shop.mysite.com -> mysite.com/shop artist1.mysite.com -> mysite.com/artist1 ...
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Subfolder non-www redirect

Is there a way to redirect a sub folder to no-www? What I use is: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.(.*)$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://%1/$1 [R=301,L] but this only ...
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Will I preserve link equity if I use two redirects?

I'm switching a social media site over to a Drupal platform. I'm planning to implement permanent directs (301) from each old url to the new url. I'm using page titles in the url string on the new ...
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How to point Google Apps subdomain to external websites?

I have registered for a domain in Google Apps. It is automatically registered with GoDaddy. I was wondering how can I make a subdomain point to my blog: blog.example.com => myname.blogspot.com ...
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Redirecting all subfolder url's to another domain

I have a domain that is domain.com/portfolio/some-url I would simply like to direct all traffic that would normally go to the subfolder /portfolio to a new domain: new-domain.com/ How would I do ...
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How to track click sources in a Google-compatible way?

On my website, I track when users click on a search result that brings them to a details page for an item. I then save what search query they used before they clicked. My current solution is this: ...
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WordPress redirection chaos

I have a problem regarding redirection. It started out as I noticed, my non-www version is redirected to the www version by 302 redirect. Since then, I am trying to figure out why this is happening. ...
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Redirecting from a dynamic URL to a prettier/simple URL?

I am trying to redirect a page via my .htaccess, but it does not seem to be working. Old page: /dyn/?q=customer%20reference&f=1,1,1,1,1,1&c=10,10,10,10,10,10&s=1,1,1,1,1,1,1&st=1 New ...
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How to redirect my brand new domain to Dlinkddns.com

Today I bought a domain from GoDaddy for my personal usage. I'm trying to forward requests from the domain to a DlinkDDNS account with no success so far. https://account.dlinkddns.com:port works ...
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Index a 301 Redirect to help a user locate a page

On a site I'm currently working on, there is a 301 Redirect to redirect a nice short URL for users to type in when trying to find a particular piece of content - e.g. www.mydomain.com/apply -> ...
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Google and random redirects

I have a site where homepage "example.com" redirects to random joke(example.com/random-joke). First I redirected with php, but then google indexed that joke page(rather to be empty). I used "302 ...
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How to make so that a first domain name redirects to second one but the URL displays the first domain name?

I have first domain name registered with some domain name registrar, for which I don't have web hosting account, only dns hosting. I have second domain name registered with godaddy, with web hosting ...
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“good” way to redirect users and robots for internationalization?

I have a website in Spanish and English. When there isn't any subdomain selected the preferred language is taken from the browser preferred language or a cookie. I have the following URLs ...
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domain.com to www.domain.com .htaccess redirect working except one subdir

I've setup a redirect in .htaccess to consolidate domain.com to www.domain.com traffic on our Apache server. Looks like this: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ...