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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App opening standard browser instead of active browser [on hold]

Say you have a smartphone with two browsers, DefaultBrowser and OtherBrowser. You visit the webshop by opening Otherbrowser, and proceed through the cart steps At the end, you go from OtherBrowser ...
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Can backlinks to robots.txt blocked pages boost domain's ranking?

So, imagine, we were blocking some URLs via robots.txt, but apparently these pages were getting backlinks. Later, we decided to redirect these blocked pages to another domain of ours. ~1.5 month ...
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Using Xenu's Link Sleuth to remove bad 301's / broken page-local links

I'm trying to fix 2 issues based on the report from Xenu's Link Sleuth. I have numerous 301 Redirects from Wordpress SQL based URLs despite using post name URLs. Despite using post name based URLs ...
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Redirecting all child pages from subdomain

I can't get this redirect working... Can someone point me in the right direction please? On a WordPress site I want to prevent access to all pages that sit beneath a given parent page. All I want ...
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How can I create a 301 redirect with non-English characters in the URL?

I would like to do 301 redirect from http://www.test.de/kollektion/b%C3%BCgel%20bh to http://www.test.de/bhs/bugel-bhs+balconette. I tried to create a redirection rule, but it's not working even ...
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Redirect loop from two domain using the same .htaccess

How our FTP was setup, the root level is Website #1. Website #2 has it's own directory folder inside that root. Both websites refer to the same .htaccess. If I do Redirect 301 /example/ http://www....
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Can I “cloak” for crawlers and not use session id parameters and redirects to check for cookies?

I track my users using GET parameters to be able to do it even if they don't allow the use of cookies. And to do that, I need to do 2 redirections the first time the user hits my page. I am having ...
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301 redirect with Apache: All paths of URL to a single path

I am migrating a website from one platform to another, and in that process, I'm getting rid of the old domain name. There is no direct relation between the paths on the old and new website, and ...
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Blocking the ISP's ads appearing after a possible DNS grab and redirect via port 53? [closed]

Whenever I switch on my modem and try to connect to the internet, my ISP redirects me to their website. I'm assuming they are grabbing DNS requests and redirecting them using port 53. A video of it ...
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301 redirect in .htaccess - old URL includes ?page_id=

I want to 301 redirect several URLs from an old WordPress installation within one subdirectory to a new WP installation within a different directory of the same domain. I.E.: http://www.example.de/...
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Make domain 301 redirect to a static WordPress page

After adding a new page in WordPress i have this URL structure: domain.com/page. I would like to point a top level domain to this page using a PHP redirect: header( 'HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently' );...
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Redirecting a domain to another that hosts a wordpress site, getting database errors

Originally I had mydomain.com.au, but then I let it expire as I cancelled my abn (Austalian Business Number). After that I started using mydomain.info instead to host my wordpress site. Recently I had ...
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Is it an SEO problem to link to short URLs that redirect to canonical URLs but put the canonical URLs in the sitemap?

I have a URL that I have added to my sitemap that reflects a health-tip entity http://www.example.com/health-tips/232344/this-is-perfect-for-your-health where 232344 is the id of the entity. ...
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Splitting an existing site into sub-domains and using a landing page with an http 301 - is this just wrong?

I currently manage a website for a large(ish) primary school. I'm in the process of rebuilding their website, and have had a thought today about how to potentially better organise the content. We ...
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Configure 3 domains in CloudFlare, with 2 redirecting to the first one, for a wordpress installation in openshift

My friend has 3 domains: example.com example.com.cc example.com.co The website is hosted at OpenShift and it's already redirecting example.com to it (using the guide in this answer). So far, so ...
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How to handle redirects to versioned content?

Given the situation that docs.foo.com/2.9 is the documentation for a product, revision 2.9 and docs.foo.com/3.0 is the documentation for a product, revision 3.0 Then you might want another URL docs....
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How to redirect to a mobile site that doesn't have a 1:1 ratio to desktop site?

I have a desktop site with loads of old Flash games on it. Since there wasn't any way of easily porting that to mobile, I have a completely different mobile site with a different set of HTML5 content ...
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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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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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How to redirect HTTPS to HTTP behind proxy (CloudFlare)

I want to redirect HTTPs to HTTP, I tried following code in .htaccess file Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} ^443$ RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.yourdomain.com/$1 [R=...
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A better method to save state between desktop and mobile site

This is something I want to fix for a long time. To begin, on my website I have a cookie named MDD and its set to 1 if the mobile detection has already happened. This is my code: RewriteCond %{...
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Client Provided CName record redirecting/forwarding to my domain with masking

I am looking for a solution to an issue that I have. In my scenario, I have a CName record provided by a client, www.example.com. When the user types in www.example.com, I need to redirect them to www....
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Redirect subdomain http:// to https:// - To many redirects

I'm trying to redirect http://sub.domain.com to https://sub.domain.com. I have turned the web upside down trying every .htaccess and PHP script out there, and all of them give me the ...
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change sitemap after 301 redirect

When I use 301 redirects for all URLs ... should i change sitemap URLs ??? ...... e.g: Sitemap contains bellow URLs example.com/cat/1.html example.com/cat/2.html example.com/cat/3.html Should i ...
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enable keepalive on apache 301 redirect pages

I want to make it so that every website on the server I manage (including my own website) will enable keep-alive on all (HTTP status 301) redirect pages including ones issued by apache modules. This ...
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Redirect ALL requests to host IP

I have a honeypot running on AP so if anyone connects and try's to browse it will redirect to the root page. I am using dnsmasq to do this with the following entry log-facility=/var/log/dnsmasq.log ...
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Whats my IPv4 address if i only see my IPv6 on whatsmyip

I am trying to have my website redirect to my computer which I am going to host a Team speak server on. However I cannot see what my IP address so I am unable to redirect it there.
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301 Redirects for profile-based websites

I'll use the example of a dating website for my question. A member on the site has a profile that is active for a limited time, after which it expires (unless they renew their subscription). But once ...
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How to regex a url to redirect user

Using the regex and the .htaccess file, I want to redirect users to a certain URL. I want to redirect: http://www.example.com/* but not http://www.example.com/CDadmin/* I have tried the ...
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Search Console Crawl Error with no Response code

When Google crawls my clients site it throws out a list of URLs as errors but there is no response code. When following the URL link in Search Console it will 302 redirect me to a legit URL within my ...
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Does redirect popup window affect SEO?

We have multiple websites, each site servers number of countries, and we used to have Geo-Ip Auto redirect system (no one likes auto-redirect), so we implemented another redirect system also uses Geo-...
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Having a single website behind 2 domains

I have a website www.mywebsite.com. Recently I created a brand for my business, lets say it's called MyNewBrand. I'm thinking of acquiring domain name www.mynewbrand.com and create a 301 redirect to ...
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Create htaccess infinite redirection to random URLs to prevent Facebook crawling

I want make an infinite series of 302 redirects. For example: Visitor accesses example.com Which 302 redirects to example.com/abc Which 302 redirects toexample.com/xzy Which 302 redirects to ...
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DNS entry to redirect constant url to changing directory name

I have static content that is regularly updated that I'd like to maintain 100% up-time for when switching over to new content. Ideally I'd like to provide a single url such as: static.mydomain.com/...
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Are click tracking redirects acceptable for SEO?

We're looking at using http://www.pardot.com/ to track certain links/buttons on our website. We can give users extra "points" for clicking those elements. A way to grade potential leads. In order 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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Will redirecting to a live broadcast hurt SEO?

We have a live streaming site. Each user has a "profile page" (example.com/username), that contains biographical information and links to their past broadcasts. This is what we want Google to index. ...
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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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How do I handle a LOT of redirects when migrating a medium sized site?

I'm migrating a medium-sized site (12,000 pieces of content) from Static HTML to a CMS. The CMS effectively requires that the exiting site structure has to change. The site has more than 5,000 PDFs ...
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Fastest .htaccess redirect from example.com to www.example.com?

Now using the standard cPanel-created Apache .htaccess redirect, but it's taking a full 2 seconds to go from ´example.com´ to ´www.example.com´. Is there a faster method? Or should I let go of the ...
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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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URLs with trailing questionmark (?)

I understand that URLs with or without trailing slash are considered two different resources and therefore we should use redirects to tell Google which one is the canonical one. But what about ...
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Will data be encrypted if an HTTP page POSTs to a HTTPS handler that redirects back to HTTP?

My host gave me a subdomain of their domain that has HTTPS: https://mysite.example.com My own domain name has no SSL installed, so the only way I can take advantage of encryption is by using the ...
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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: www....
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If i use 301 redirects (to bounce the requests), will the other destination be aware of my Server IP?

(Just for the knowledge) I wonder, let's say one day, when my Site is suddenly having some attacks at the login page (e.g: /login.php). If i don't bother about my Login page anymore, and i want to ...
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Does adding www to bare domain affect SEO? Analytics? [duplicate]

I have a bare domain -> domain.com Does adding www. to my bare domain -> www.domain.com, affect SEO? or Analytics data? Right now going to www.domain.com redirects to domain.com.
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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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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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“Friendly URLs” rule in .htaccess interfering with some directories

My .htaccess is set up to remove .html from URLs as follows: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{http_host} ^example.com [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.example.com/$1 [R=301,NC] RewriteCond %{...
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Googlebot robots.txt access error on HTTPS when redirected from HTTP

This might be a stupid question, but I never came across this issue before and were not able to find any definite answers to this on the web: Our client migrated to HTTPS a few months ago, using ...