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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Redirect old domain to new domain masking [duplicate]

HOW To Redirect www.OLDDOMAIN.com to www.NEWDOMAIN.com with masking.
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Is a masked 307 redirect for a domain possible?

I've been asked to create a 307 redirect for a domain, ensuring it is "masked". i.e. keep the original URL in the address bar. There isn't a lot of info available about 307 (as opposed to 301/302) ...
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Is there a “soft redirect” for search engines?

On our website we have a bunch of old pages preserved for historical record. (These are older versions of the manual.) Most people, however, would be best served by the newer versions of these pages. ...
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301 redirection from thousands pages to single

I have a tech blog (CCTLD) running from 9 years with thousands of pages (including tags and categories) and i no longer want to continue that blog. And want to get benefit of its SEO value. Now i ...
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htaccess rewrite incoming links to new one

I'm having a problem with site migration and old links. Now, its not just a server migration, it was also a CMS migration. Site went from umbraco (asp.net) to wordpress. Problem is that google indexed ...
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How would Google respond to redirecting visitors clicking on SERP to another page, but not the Googlebot?

This page has a good PageRank on Google: http://www.example.org/myrankedpage.php Many users search on Google and land on myrankedpage.php However, I would like for those users to be redirected to ...
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Domain not directing to index.html [closed]

I have just completed an FTP upgrade of my whole site. However, it is not working, when you type is www.gas-sense.co.uk, then you get a splashpage from my shared hosting, as though there is nothing on ...
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The Yandex index robot is redirected when requesting this site so the robots.txt file will not be used. What's the fix?

We have a website: www.example.com which redirects to https://www.example.com. Therefore when you type www.example.com/robots.txt you are redirected to https://www.example.com/robots.txt. Another ...
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Rewrite rule is causing a redirect to another host and port rather than showing the content at the current URL

I have a web application working on: next3.info:83 I want to go there with weburen.next3.nl so I used this code: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} =weburen.next3.nl RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT}...
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Decent waiting time before making old links broken

After merging subdomains into one domain, the website speed improved. At this time, I have 301 redirects in place for anyone requesting old URLs from the subdomains, but because having multiple ...
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Rewrite rules in .htaccess never take effect and no redirects ever happen

I recently set up a vps with digital ocean to let my site run on php7 and http2 Everything is running great but my sites .htaccess file is not redirecting as it should. I have changed up my 000-...
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Should I use a 301 redirect for inbound discount offer links?

We have discount links like example.com/alex10 that set a discount in the session and show the homepage as normal (with a tiny adjustment to say "£10 credit applied"). When we initially set this up ...
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htaccess with regex not working properly!

I can't seem to get the regex in my htaccess redirect working: RewriteRule [\./:_a-zA-Z0-9]*\/(web-browse(r|rs)-benchmarks)[a-zA-Z0-9-/\.:?=]*(|html) /web-browser-benchmarks-firefox-chrome/ [R=301,L] ...
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4 URLs lead to the same page content, are 301 redirects better or setting rel canonical better?

All the following pages have the same exact content: http://www.example.com/seo-url (rel canonical URL) http://www.example.com/ID1234 http://www.example.com/content/ID1234 http://www.example.com/...
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Redirect site 1 to site 2 from site 2? [duplicate]

We have two web servers: one with domain "www.sitename.com", and another with "home.sitename.com". Is it possible to do a mod_rewrite from the home.sitename.com server htaccess file that would ...
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How do I ensure that I redirect HTTP requests to HTTPS?

I use CloudFlare for DNS for a variety of sites. I am using all three free Page Rules for custom caching, and I am trying to avoid upgrading to their Pro service to use Page Rules to force HTTPS. I ...
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Redirect all pages within subdirectory to new page

After redoing my webshop, I need to redirect every URL within a certain directoy to a new page. All URLs beginning ith example.com/shop/... should be redirected to the page located at example.com/...
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Is duplicate title tags an issue when they're redirected?

According to Google Webmaster Tools, I have a number of duplicate title tags. This happens because my products all have two URLs: /products/product and /product/product-category/product. /products/...
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Best practices for adding SSL and preserving backlinks

If I have many backlinks that points to http://example.com and then enforce SSL so that the URL then becomes https://example.com, What should I do to ensure that I do not lose these backlinks? One ...
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Creating a Combined 301 Redirect in .htaccess

We are being advised by our SEO agency to reduce the number of "chained" redirects we have. So, for example: URL A - http://www.sitename.co.uk/SHOPPING-CATEGORIES/product_name redirects to its https ...
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Will redirecting expired domains to my website help or attract penalties?

I am developing a entertainment website and have found more than 4 entertainment domains (expired domains). Domain authority of these domains are 25 or more. If I will redirect these domain to my ...
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How can I redirect all my files on old URLs to new URLs on IIS?

I've been looking and trying out different pieces of code for months to no avail. Most of what I have found is for .htaccess, and not for IIS. I have two scenarios: subdomain1.domain.com to ...
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Redirecting with 301s between domains and totally different sites, how bad will SEO fall out be?

I'm involved in a discussion with a client that has an old website and a new one. The old site is actually something they inherited as part of the purchase of another company. The old site has a ...
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Where to place 301 redirects in the .htaccess file on a WordPress site

I edited my .htaccess file earlier to redirect from www version to non-www, and it is working correctly. However, now I have some page redirects I need to do. I am looking at the .htaccess file, and I ...
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Google search on domain name shows hostname

A small organistion changed its name, registered the corresponding new domain name and set website forwarding to the old domain name. This was done through setting "Masked Redirect" via the hosting ...
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My ip is redirecting to www-ip

I have a redirection rule that redirect my any domain.com request to www.domain.com, But if i try open my domain with ip it redirects to www.ip/. I want my site to open when i try to open with ip. ...
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Rewrite rule for pretty URL: redirecting 'index.php?parameter' to 'slug/index.html'

My original URL is: http://example.com/video_in.php?video_id=1 and I want my link to be: http://example.com/shaandaar/kinna_sona.html shaandaar and kinna_sona are the slugs in my database....
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Should I worry about redirecting index.php to root or not?

I've read in a forum two users saying that Google identifies index.php and the site's root as a single page, that redirecting index.php to root is not something we should worry about, but as they had ...
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SEO and 302 redirect from homepage to another domain

There is a product that consists of multiple services that are hosted on different domains. One of the services is used to host user's packages which are available through the URL: service....
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One website for desktops and one for mobile in the same domain

I have two websites, one is served to desktops and the other is served to mobiles and tablets. I redirect users with a JS script. I know redirection isn't a good practise for Google. What is the ...
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Redirecting from http to https impact SEO?

According to what I have learnt, when we take a decision of permanent redirect, the SEO is impacted like in the folowing example: Redirect www.example.net to www.example.com Redirect www.example1....
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htaccess Redirect everything to index.php little trouble

I need to redirect everything (www.example.com/, www.example.com/en/, www.example.com/en/index.php?do=xyz, etc.) to index.php, but I can't get everything working. 1st try: RewriteCond %{...
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Can I track referral traffic in Google Analytics from a domain that is redirecting to my site?

We have two domains such that www.example.org is redirecting to www.example.com. We want to track how many times someone gets to example.com from the example.org redirect. How can do do this in ...
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htaccess need automatic redirect + language + SEO urls

I am trying to achieve more things: HTTP:// should redirect to HTTPS:// www.example.com should redirect to www.example.com/en/ or /it/ depending on client language links should resolve to www....
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What does this Piwik report mean?

My site has meta refresh code that should redirect the visitor within 1 second to another site. Some visitors though end up doing this kind of behavior: As you can see there are 2 folder icons, the ...
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How to match only part of URL and redirect URL with parameters in .htaccess?

I have a number of links with similar structure: example.com/index.php/path/some-path/some-subpath?parameter=1 Which I want to redirect just to example.com/category/ But I want to match only the ...
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Redirect from our website to our Facebook page: QR code GA tracking

We have couple of marketing collateral (cards, envelope, flyer) on which we would like to put a QR code that will direct to our Facebook page. To be able to have accurate tracking, I would like to ...
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SEO - Redirect domain root to different url for landing page

I plan to to put my web app to say http://example.com but for now i have only landing page with signup form. I thought about putting LP to http://example.com/welcome and I feel that this should be 302 ...
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How to remove Plesk websites temporary urls from Google index?

Google is indexing Plesk temporary URLs, I've tried the following tip but it does not block those URLs. Why Google indexed the preview URL of domain? I added this to .htacess with no success: ...
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60% organic traffic drop after permalink structure change?

On a very large website I have changed the permalink structure, for technical reasons. Every URL is 301 redirected to it's appropriate one. A few days after the change I have noticed a drop in ...
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Which does google prefer: chained redirects or longer time-to-first-byte?

I'm clearly a webpagetest.org addict now. Once again, I tested my site after optimizing (by eliminating some file scans) and the speed greatly improved. It's now at about 150ms Time to First Byte from ...
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Product Bundles - Choosing 301 or 302 When Redirecting All Child Items to 1 Parent

Let's say there is a product "Stainless BBQ Grill" which has various extra options available by "adding on" additional products. Lets call it a bundle/group/kit...components like side burner, digital ...
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Changed website permalink structure. Old permalinks show as duplicate content in webmasters tools [duplicate]

I have changed the permalink structure for a website containing about 2000 URLs. The old urls are 301 redirected to the new ones. Google indexed most of them yet they show as duplicate titles in ...
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We cannot stop subdomains redirecting to the main domain [closed]

The subdomains of our website besthomecarefranchise.info keeps redirecting back to the main site, you can see it here, http://raymondadamcik.besthomecarefranchise.info/, we've spoken w/ the techs here ...
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Monitor a website and change it to show an error message when the web server is offline

I own a domain. Let's name it example.com. I have my own server. For this example, its IP is 1.1.1.1. I use Amazon Route 53 and have configured my DNS. Each time a visitor visits example.com, she ...
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301 redirect away from content that is served with a reverse proxy to prevent duplicate content

I am currently struggling to resolve an issue stemming from a reverse proxy. We are running a reverse proxy from page.example.com to example.com/page/ . This original subdomain content is generated ...
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Prevent 301 redirect in browser to enable developer access to a website

We have 301 redirect set from domain A to domain B. Domain A contains a working site. Is there a way to disable 301 redirect in a browser so that when we come to domain A, we (the programmers/tester)...
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How to redirect URLs with a specific IDs to new URLs on a new domain name?

I want to redirect all pages where there is a specific word inside in the URL. Both websites have the same articles. For example: videos.example.com.ph/its-showtime-hashtags-hashtags-and-dawns-...
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301 redirecting when swapping subdomains

I want to move/create some sub-domains like so: example.com moves to apps.example.com community.example.com moves to example.com The apps sub-domain is new. The existing community sub-domain will ...
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How does a redirect using a .htaccess compare to a redirect via DNS records?

Is there a reason to use one technique over the other or should I just use whichever is more convenient? Roughly, I want to redirect myshortsitename.com to mylongersitename.com.