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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Should Server or App. Handle API Versioning Logic

My server redirects requests to a single front-end controller. Should it contain enough logic for mapping requests to different controllers based on version, or should the controller handle this ...
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Does Google penalize for too many redirects from different domains?

This is a follow up question to Archiving web content annually. One site or sites by year? We are completing the import of tens of thousands scientific abstracts into a single site. The most recent ...
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Godaddy redirection for domain URL

I have mydomain.co registered with Godaddy. In the zone editor I have the @ record pointing to my cloud server. I would now like to redirect mydomain.co/blog to a different server where I'll host a ...
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Impact of dropping www from main URL on SEO

A client's website is currently at www.domain.com, with domain.com redirected there automatically. I've suggested that they reverse the redirection to drop the "www", so I can set up a subdomain that ...
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301 redirects… www. > http … the entire sitemap

I submitted a duplicate sitemap some time back to incorporate the www. addresses when I saw my site was not directing there when I typed it directly in the address bar. As I have edited my site and ...
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Wordpress Multisite- How to restrict a non-wordpress page only to one domain

I am running three blogs from a wordpress multisite. Currently, I am developing a separate, non wordpress application. I want to link this application with blog1. I put the application in the subfoler ...
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Is Forbes' welcome page bad for seo? [closed]

I saw a interesting case in forbes' website. When you enter the website it shows you a page that contains a quote then you click on "continue" button and see the actual page. Example: ...
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Redirecting WWW.website.com to website.com

I ranked my site at Nibble.com and i was going through everything, checking for ways to improve my website, and I noticed that www.website.com was classed as a duplicate of website.com. How do I ...
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RewriteBase has to change when using UserDir

I have setup our Apache server to use UserDir This mean our urls are: http://dev.server.com/~username/drupal/html/ Before our URLS were: http://dev.server.com/drupal/html/ In the 2nd case I ...
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SEO - Redirect on first page (site.com -> site.com/en)

I have website with multiple languages and at first entrance it checks for cookie and if no cookie is present then it defaults to English language and redirects to site.com/en. So basically every ...
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Using redirects harmful for SEO?

I run a large publishing platform where authors post articles and most of the time, add sources. I use my own PHP redirector for these external links, so if they add a source, it will be linked like: ...
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How to redirect specific url to 404 in htaccess?

I want to redirect only one specific URl (ex. mypage.com/1234/page/) to error page 404. How to achieve it in htaccess?
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Magento Domain.com/home being registered by google as the home page

My domain domain.com/home is being registered by google, that isnt the home page because domain.com/ is the home page. Anyone can help me out on this? :(
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How to handle CNAME host redirect to virtual directory?

I have an internal website and virtual directory http://server2012/logs. I created a CNAME on my DNS server as LOGS -> server2012. I would like to set it up so that http://LOGS redirects to ...
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Joomla redirect manager doesn't redirect when there are params in url

We've recently transfered a huge site to joomla. It has two languages; english and german. There is a twitter account which has links to the previous site. These links look like this: ...
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Moving article (Deleting the original) to another blog - SEO MISTAKE?

I'm trying to move an article to another blog, I already deleted the one from my blog and gave it to the other blogger, however, it is still indexed in Google, but if someone click it, he'll see a 404 ...
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How to externally host a mobile website?

I've built a cool mobile website/app using JQuery Mobile. I want to offer that to clients, but I want to use my own hosting. Here's what I want to do If a user uses a mobile device to visit ...
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Replacement for DirectoryIndexRedirect for older versions of Apache

DirectoryIndexRedirect is available in version 2.3.14 and later. (mod_dir) Is there an alternative method for older versions? I have different DirectoryIndex directive sets for a lot of directories ...
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301 redirect bulk aspx URLs on IIS

We recently relaunched an old ASPX site as a new Drupal site on the same domain. No 301 redirect was implemented. I have outputted a list of 1000 URLs that need to be 301 redirected. Most of the ...
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Redirects, seo and site internal search engine

For a CMS constraint I have to survive with, the search on my site works this way: the user fills search values and submit a page of results is then shown with a list of links the user clicks on ...
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How can I set a 410 redirect in htaccess

I recently upgraded a website from aspx to a drupal site. I never 310'd 301'd the old pages which are gone. The old aspx pages are still showing up as 404 error in google webmaster. I have created a ...
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GWT “Big traffic change for top URL”

I recently received an email from GWT saying that one of my URL's traffic has suddenly dropped. As it turned out the traffic to the whole site has drastically dropped, from some 300+ unique visitors ...
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Redirection & SEO related stuff while moving to a new blog

I have a WordPress blog and recently I have setup a new blog lets call the old blog as blog old and new blog as blog new. What I did is moved the content, photos, pictures and all 250 posts from blog ...
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How can I use .htaccess to rewrite different domains to different sub-directories, masking the sub-directory?

I have a shared hosting plan that allows unlimited addon domains, but they can only point to the public root (/). I use .htaccess to point different domains to their corresponding sub-directories. For ...
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My WordPress site must be being affected by outside sources

Some of my pages are resulting in 310 errors (too many redirects). We recently switched domains from kgstiles.com to healthmasterysystems.com then discovered healthmasterysystems.com was listed as not ...
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Will a domain(Y) redirected to a maindomain.com/product/ be indexed by SE?

We have several domains with the names of products we sell. The idea is to create mini sites in the future that specialize just in those products, mainly for better placement on SE results pages. As ...
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Apache2 redirect all sub-directories to index.html of main directory?

I want to put an .htaccess file in a directory of my website. For this purpose in: www.mysite.com/dir/ Then I want anything after /dir/ to direct to /dir/index.html but still display the original ...
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HTACCESS Wildcard Subdomain forward to Domain

I know this may seem like a duplicate, but I am unable to find a solution. Is it possible to setup wildcard subdomains with htaccess? I have an example of http://test.domain.ca I need to forward ...
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How can I redirect any kind of access to my site to somewhere else, except for me?

My site, www.example.com has a MyBB forum installation, and has many users constantly checking it out. I would like to make a major change to it - basically, I want to delete everything it has and ...
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How to resolve canonical issue of a website hosted in yahoo small business (Shared Hosting)

I have a website www.myapp.com hosted in yahoo small business, which is shared hosting and I don't have access to .htaccess file to modify. I called up yahoo team regarding the issue But It cannot be ...
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Will google crawl a page with a 302 redirect?

I am trying to lock content on my Wordpress site, but obviously I want Google to crawl it. When I lock the content, the header comes back as a 302 redirect(redirecting to a page where someone can ...
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Pointing .co.uk, .org & .info to main .com domain

I have a client who has multiple domains .co.uk, .org and .info and would like to point them to the main .com domain name. They have changed the nameservers of the .co.uk, .org and .info domains. ...
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Forwarding non-www domain to other domain using DNS

Is it possible to forward firstdomain.com to www.seconddomain.com or seconddomain.com using purely DNS records? I know how to forward www.firstdomain.com to seconddomain.com (using a CNAME). What I ...
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301 re-direct all external links to new domain

I have changed the main domain to a sub-domain & would like to re-direct all external links to the new sub domain. Have read a few articles but having no luck editing the .htaccess as it might be ...
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Redirection based on user's location

I'm about to redirect my French users from mysite.com to mysite.fr. Is it possible using DNS CNAME records or should I write some GEOLocation codes to do that? I will appreciate any other ideas. ...
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Changed url from non www to www…Google Indexing

I have recently changed (about 1 week ago) my url from non www version to www version. I told my hosting company to do this and they did it successfully all my urls are directed to www version. But ...
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RewriteRule for URL Subdirectory Root

Have not found this in my searches on SE. I need this scenario to work: • User visits someurl.com/news/folder or someurl.com/news/somefolder/, they get redirected to someurl.com/somefolder. • If ...
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Trying to retrace our SEO domain redirect strategy

An SEO built a copy of my company's e-commerce site on another domain that contained our product's keywords in the name (i.e. as if Levi's built a duplicate site on bluejeans.com)...and then they ...
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How to do a cacheable redirection?

When users enter my website example.com, their "preferred" language is detected and they are redirected (using a 301 Moved Permanently redirection) to example.com/en/ (for English), example.com/it/ ...
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Upgrading Blog to WordPress, keep old one or redirect?

I have had a blog for around 4 years now that has gained some success and gets tons of residual and organic traffic. I am using an outdated version of BlogEngine.NET and we are going to switch to ...
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Country specific content vs global content

I have a global product presentation website myproduct.com For certain countries I also own the country domain: myproduct.co.uk, myproduct.com.au, myproduct.es, myproduct.de, etc. The presentation ...
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Should my “convenience” link that redirects to page 1 be a permanent or temporary redirect?

So, I have a simple blog. Included in my blog is tags. There are two ways to reach the first page of the posts belonging to a tag though. There is /tags/foobar and there is /tags/foobar/1 (where ...
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How to remove /index.html

How to make redirect /index.html -> / in Apache? Redirect /index.html http://domain-name.com/ Is causeing infinite loop when opening home page.
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301 redirect for a page with a space in it

I have some pages from a client's old template-based site which have spaces in them. For example, one of the pages looks like this: example.com/page.php?domain_name=example.com&viewpage=Gallery ...
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IIS - HTTP Redirect all requests for one virtual directory to another

How do I set up an HTTP Redirect rule to redirect all requests for a virtual directory to another virtual directory, when I don't know the hostname or complete URL, and cannot use the URL Rewrite ...
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Changing domain name - what are the practical steps involved [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I rename a domain and preserve PageRank? I launched a website a couple of years ago, bright eyed and bushy tailed, with dreams of conquering the world. ...
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How to redirect a old URL using web.config (IIS)

I'm still very new to using URL rewrites and redirects and I'm having some problems on something I thought was quite simple... I've just rebuilt a website and want to redirect the old URLs to the new ...
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Does a 303 status code pass page rank?

I'm doing an audit for a client who has a 303 redirect on his site from: example.com to example.com/en/. I personally would have used a 301 redirect, but I want to know if a 303 passes page rank the ...
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Duplicate domain names - .net and .com Create separate pages, or redirect?

In a SEO point of view: This website has a good amount of traffic for a local business, but also ships some merchandise. While the .net domain (registered first) is associated with the local busines ...
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How do sites avoid SEO issues and legalities with subdomain unique ids?

I was looking through a few websites recently and noticed a trend I'm not sure I understand. Sites are creating unique referral URLs for customers in the form of: http://customname.site.com (If ...