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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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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After rewriting URL page not found

I want to rewrite my current URL that is http://localhost/sitename/landing-page/?from=Algeria&to=Afghanistan&submit=Submit to http://localhost/sitename/removals-from-Algeria-to-Afghanistan ...
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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 ...
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XAMPP alias or rewrite?

I have a site running on W2012 with XAMPP. I have a live site that was in subfolder /foo. It now needs to be changed to /home. I set up an alias Alias /foo "C:/xampp/htdocs/home" This takes ...
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SEO impact of static inbound link that redirects internally

I have a tool where a user can generate a HTML link to my site for use on their site. The link is to a redirect page that redirects internally based on a calculation on the URL parameters. For ...
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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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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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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. Both hosted by the same hosting company. Because the website code ...
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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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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: ...
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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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How to approach 3 different redirects at the same time

So this is the scenario, I have already placed some 301 redirects via the web.config file due to a website redesign recently done. I also need to put in place the non-www to www url redirect and on ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to redirect requests to another folder using .htaccess?

How to redirect requests to another folder using .htaccess? I have my root directory and my website looks into that directory. I want it to look in the /subdirectory/ instead. I can't modify the ...
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htaccess rewrite doesn't work

I'm trying to redirect url's in my /joomla/ folder containing "rsform" to the same url but except for /joomla/ /formulieren/. However my tried .htaccess rewrite doesn't work. I tried: RewriteEngine ...
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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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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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Check for URLs that return my 404 error page

I have made a custom 404 error page called error_404.html In my .htaccess I inserted: ErrorDocument 404 /error_404.html In order to control/correct 404 errors in my website, I would like to know ...
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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. After that I started using mydomain.info instead to host my wordpress site. Recently I had my abn re-instated so I ...
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Apache/DNS Issues on VPS [closed]

My new site just won't resolve. I've setup a new site on my GD VPS. Unfortunately it is forwarding to one of my established sites, and I can't determine why. My setup: GoDaddy VPS that has a ...
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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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Wordpress keeps redirecting to non-existent wordpress directory

I've uploaded WordPress to my GoDaddy and when I go to example.com/wp-login.php to login page looks bare. I would expect to see the styled default WordPress login page and secondly when pressing ...
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Why is my no-www redirect taking over 2 seconds?

My website livingalignment.com is very slow to load. The domain and hosting is all with GoDaddy. In Pingdom I found that it is redirecting from www.livingalignment.com to livingalignment.com and it ...
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Site hacked: redirecting to other site?

I have a site that appears and works fine. However if you search for it in Google a whole lot of other links come up, eg: mysite.com/kamagra-viagra.html Clicking this I get redirected to the ...
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Efficient use of 301 for large redirect map

EDIT: As requested below, this is the entire ruleset for one product (obsolete now, as I should be able to consolidate these into ONE simple rule that looks for the productID#): RewriteRule ...
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Google Analytics direct visitor statistics distorted due to domain forwarding

I am forwarding traffic from one domain to another which is hosting a site with Google Analytics. The forwarding is done via the registrar's URL forwarding tools, which allows us to avoid creating an ...
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URL redirection from united-domains to free webspace (bplaced.net) bad for SEO?

I have the following URL at united-domains.de: ffm-nachhilfe.de. Currently I use the Webspace from united-domains.de (I am still in the first free month) but after the first month it will cost 4 Euro ...
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Htaccess 404 & 301

The site runs on WordPress (latest) and is installed in /htdocs/www/. This htaccess file is in /htdocs/www/roh/ along with a bunch of images and some CSS. I want requests to the old html files to ...
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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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Redirect multiple sites (HTTP and HTTPS) to a single page (ngxin - ubuntu) [migrated]

I've currently got a floating IP pointing at a server hosting a number of sites, some with SSL, others without. I need to shutdown, backup and resize said server - and was hoping to setup a simple ...
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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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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: ...
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301 Redirect with Reverse Proxy

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 ...
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“There is no subdomain here.” error in creating (one/multi)-level sub-domains

Objective: I want to create multilevel sub-domains. For example, I've a domain like "domain.com," and now I want to create some sub-domains for it. It should be noted that what I'm working on it, ...
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How to submit shortened URLs to Google so that they are included in the index

I am working on a project to create a URL shortener. I have successfully gotten it to create short URLs, but I would like to submit them to Google. When I submit a short URL via Google Webmaster ...
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Redesigning an old site, structure change etc

I have an old site built in 2006, it has around 200 pages and 500 pictures. Every single page is of course indexed as well as images. It is very well ranked for targeted keywords and I receive good ...
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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 ...