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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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 ...
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URL rewrite to fix broken links into a subdirectory — subdirectory was moved to the root directory

I had an e-commerce website hosted on http://mydomain.com/beta for more than a year, eventually I decided to move the website to root http://mydomain.com I had done quite a lot of link postings to ...
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Tricky mod_rewrite challenge

I list about 9,000 records on my little site. At the moment I'm showing them with a dynamic page, like http://domain.com/records.php?id=019031 But I'd like to start using meaningful URLs like this ...
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Why don't I have a loop error with these redirects?

I know this may seem a bit of a question in reverse, but I actually don't seem to have a problem I just want to make sure before I proceed. I have 2 domains domain1.com and domain2.com and a ...
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Moving Wordpress to another domain with different permalinks [closed]

I want to move Wordpress to another domain and also change the permalinks. So basically what I want is to move from: oldsite.com/PostId-PostName.html to newsite.com/PostName/ I know this can be done ...
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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