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Is the process of making a site content available on more than one URL, for instance, some content reachable on http://example.com/ could be forwarded to http://another-example.com/ and so it will be accessible on both web addresses.

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Redirect domain (without hosting plan) using just nameservers

I have a domain registered at Mochahost with no hosting plan (abc.com). I want to redirect visitors to this domain to a new different website / domain hosted elsewehere (123.com). The Mochahost DNS ...
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how to create multiple aliases in mailtie

I want to redirect emails from my own domain to Gmail using mailtie redirect service. I have the domain parked in godaddy. But I have not been able to configure several aliases. However, on its home ...
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Forwarding a GoDaddy domain, but HTTPS requests are not forwarding

I'm working through my first attempt at domain forwarding, and it should be simple, but I'm running into difficulty with HTTPS requests. Part of this is I'm working with a friend who has an old web ...
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Forwarding does not work over http

This is my configuration for my domain. This is the results when i use curl. It seems like the https request is correct, but the http request crashes the DNS server (squid is DNS server software). ...
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Why won't my site connect via https with this little dns trick?

I'm using an AWS pattern to host a flat website at example.com. It goes like this: S3 bucket configured like a website CloudFront distribution pointing at the S3 bucket with an SSL certificate for ...
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Forwarding GoDaddy domain and all its URLs to a new domain

I have two domains on GoDaddy (a.example, b.example). I went to the a.com DNS administration and forwarded it to b.example using a 301 type. If I go to a.example, it correctly redirects me to b....
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Trouble with DNS resolution of www subdomain when using Safari browser

I wrote a simple web application, and I hosted it through cyclic (https://www.cyclic.sh/). After hosting the application, I wanted to configure a custom domain. To do this, I entered the following DNS ...
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Is there a way to forward my Google domain root to www?

I am following the guide Google Domains: How to Forward the Root to www, but I do not see the option in my Google Domains DNS configuration to specify a synthetic record. Does anyone know how I can do ...
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TXT records on new DNS are not visible after nameservers change to new DNS

Basically, we have bought a domain name on register365 and webhosting on Wedos. I've changed the nameservers in register365 to nameservers provided by Wedos and I can reach the website there under the ...
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301 Redirect on HTTPS domain

A client of mine has created some print materials with a QR code that links to https://example1.com. That domain does a 301 redirect to https://example2.com. The redirect works when using HTTP://...
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OpenShift nameservers / public IP [closed]

I have configured a website on openshift it is working fine with the openshift's generated url. But I am unable to find a valid publicIP or nameserver on which I will map the domain name. Any idea?
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Does Google Domains offer path fowarding (as opposed to redirecting the entire domain)?

I have a URL www.first.example and I want to forward www.first.example/test to www.second.example. Is this possible to do in Google Domains? UPADTE: https://example1.com (OG site) https://test....
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Domain forwarding using 123-reg doesn't support HTTPS but is indexed in Google with it

I have set up a forwarder on my domain to go to one of my social media profiles. This works fine if I visit my domain directly e.g. www.loremipsum.co.uk, but if I search my name in Google and find my ...
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Forward domain to a specific port and IP while using the forwarded domain in the URL

I have 2 domains. One is hosted with google domains and the other with Namecheap. I don't really care which one I use as the primary or if I even end up using 2 for my purposes. I would like to be ...
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Redirects without Permission: what legally can be done?

If someone buys a domain and decides to redirect or forward it to my site without permission, is there anything legally that I can do to stop them? Is there a crime they can be charged with? Can I sue ...
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SEO effect on forwarding from a similar domain name to our primary one

Our primary domain name is like MyDomains.example. We also own MyDomain.example that has never had anything on it. Is there any downside or risk to put a simple forward from MyDomain.example to ...
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Redirect root domain to path

Searched all questions by redirect keyword (e.g. 1, 2) but none of them fit my case. I want to redirect my domain (www.example.com) to another (sub-)domain including path and query if possible: www....
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Why does my Route 53 domain say "server transfer prohibited"? It it a problem I need to fix?

So recently I made the switch back and forth from a static website (s3 bucket) to lightsail (so I've had to reconfigure my R53 settings a few times, & of course something had to go wrong in the ...
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Will GoDaddy's domain forwarding affect subdomains?

I have an old domain registered with GoDaddy. Let's say it's olddomain.com. I want olddomain.com and www.olddomain.com to go to www.newdomain.com. The complication is that I have a few subdomains ...
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.company vs. .com domain - should I use domain forwarding?

I bought an online shop that came with a short but not brand-specific .company domain, but I would prefer to use a brand-specific .com domain. I was told that I cannot change it unless I'm willing to ...
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SPF and DKIM vs email forwarding addresses: how to avoid being rejected as spam? [closed]

Situation: I am sending emails from [email protected] to [email protected]. My DNS for mydomain.com is correctly configured with an SPF record. The recipient at example.org is able to receive my emails ...
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URL masking redirect works only on the landing page. How to make it work on internal pages?

My content is hosted on elastic beanstalk and the domain is bought from Godaddy. I want my staging.domain.com/* to redirect to elastic-beanstalk-url/*. I am doing a redirect on the Godaddy UI ...
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Phantom vhost forwarding from example.com to example.net

I'm running apache2 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and Let's Encrypt Certbot for SSL certificates. I have two domains. Regardless of http or https, www or non-www, I want them to land at https://example.com ...
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Cannot forward root domain managed by Google Domains to AWS Load Balancer

My domains are managed on Google but my site is hosted on AWS. I want to point both my root my-company.com and the www subdomain www.my-company.com to an AWS Load Balancer, which has an address, not ...
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Point No-IP dynamic DNS to online web hosting if my local server at home is offline

I have a challenge since I'm not sure how to accomplish this: I have a NO-IP account in order to host some websites from my local computer server at home. I need to migrate some of this website to ...
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Best SEO - redirect url or 301 links to new site

I've got a website promoting local resorts - Xresorts.com (X being the location of course). It's only been live a few months and isn't doing a lot yet, but it's indexed and has a little bit of juice ...
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Would Google find my site more easily if I use a 301 re-direct or use two domains? (one as landing page and the other for the content) [closed]

I have some webspace with two top level domains. I am programming an android app at the moment, which is a niche app. Because of this I need a good homepage with useful content for my users, so that ...
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Is it better to use a specific and personalized URL, or should I forward it to a more general one to help improve SEO?

I work in the IT field, but I am far from being a seasoned website developer. My friend wants me to help them build their website using a WordPress theme they picked out. My friend is a photographer ...
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Forwarding domain with masking doesn't work on smartphones, but redirecting shows IP address in address bar

I have a website on WordPress with a responsive theme. It is located on my server hosted by Apache. Everything works well when I access the website with its IP address. The problem is when I try ...
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When you forward a domain permanently via DNS does it keep the underlying URL?

I have dealt with using rewrites and rules to forward things in Apache or IIS. I am wondering if I have our current domain name test123.example forwarded to test678.example what will happen if ...
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How to add naked domain (without www) on GoDaddy deployed via Heroku? [duplicate]

I have a domain that's been deployed via Heroku, and is up and running fine with the www. But if I go to the domain without the www, it does not render correctly. I tried adding both domains on Heroku,...
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Path Forwarding with cloaking or masking [closed]

I have recently developed a website that allows users to have a sub-domain creation of our online store: www.USERNAME.example.com I need to offer the user the ability to have their own complete ...
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How do I continue web forwarding while moving dns registration?

I help manage a website. Its domain is currently registered to Network Solutions. They also provide web forwarding to our website (e.g., example.com → example.webhosting.com). I'm in the process ...
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How do you redirect a Google Apps for Business domain to another website?

I have a web address (www.example.com) which I bought through Google Apps for Business. Currently the web address shows "page not found". I want to forward it to another external site such that when ...
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Managing redirections of 2 domains at CloudFlare for the same site

Let's say I have these two domains: example.com.uy example.uy My goal is to set a proper domain's forward according to SEO best practices using a 301 Redirect, in order to enforce my users to be ...
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Heroku App custom domain, forwarding from goDaddy & getting different behavior for `www.example.com` vs `example.com`

I have deployed an app on heroku - http://appsparkler.heroku.com and created a custom domain for it - www.appsparkler.com Then, from goDaddy, where I have purchased this domain name appsparkler.com, ...
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Godaddy: domain path doesn't work

I've read quite a few questions here and I got a better idea about my issue: With forward + masking in godaddy you only see your domain and don't see the path. This is what I initially did. My issue ...
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Same domain with different extension - redirect

I have website hosted at say example.com I would like to have example.in, which should redirect users to example.com. So, should I use domain forwarding feature that my DNS provides to redirect from ....
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Forwarding www. not working

I am using GoDaddy to forward my url to a url of my choice and whenever I enter the domain eg. name.com I am accordingly forwarded but when I use www.name.com it shows the following: This website ...
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"example.com" forwards to "www.example.com", but "example.com/file.pdf" just forwards to "www.example.com". How to fix?

I don't know much anything about how hosting works, so if there's any additional info I should provide, please let me know. The URL example.com correctly forwards to www.example.com. But example.com/...
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Prevent frame view with GoDaddy forward (301 with mask) [duplicate]

I have a domain name at GoDaddy and have forwarded it to an external domain, using the settings 301 with mask. However, when I go to my GoDaddy domain and press view source code then I only get that ...
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URL Domain Forwarding or Masking a Single Page?

I have a page on my WordPress site called mysite.com/group and it has a bunch of text content. I want people to be able to access this page from the URL mysitegroup.org so it uses the mysite.com/...
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GoDaddy forwarding while preserving structure of the content

I have a domain, handcrafted.codes, managed through GoDaddy. My host is through my local ISP, Suddenlink in this case. What I would like to accomplish is straightforward: Point handcrafted.codes to ...
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Would domain forwarding or parking get my visitors to the same page?

I own the domains example.com and example.org from two different registrars. The main site is hosted under example.org. What is the better method for getting visitors to each domain to land on the ...
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How to explain subdomain creation and masking to a semi-noob?

Note: Excuse my ambguity, as my bosses are aware of what I intend to do, but I'm not sure they'll appreciate me asking about it on a public discussion board. I've tried looking up the existing ...
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Amazon ec2 domain redirect loop

I am trying to set up a domain for my running instance in Amazon ec2 server. When i go to bracketfanatic.com i get a redirect loop and the site stops. I believe that everything is set up correctly ...
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Old domain, new site on Shopify - no more SSL, but SSL URL is stuck in visitors history

I have built a new Shopify site for a client, and since I cut over DNS, I learned that there was a forwarding redirect set up for the old site to drive traffic from HTTP to HTTPS. Now that we've ...
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Is a masked url re-direct hurting our rankings

I would like to know if a domain which we purchased and is re-directed to our main site is hurting seo. The forwarded url is being masked (and there is no way to turn this off). So say our main site ...
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GoDaddy URL redirect won't work with affixed www

I have a mydomain.com that I recently redirected to my-new-domain.com using the forward option 301 in GoDaddy. It is working fine when I typed in mydomain.com, but when I typed it with the affixed ...
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Forward subdomain to a new URL but retain the URL entered by the user - Bigrock

I have my static website hosted on bigrock.com.. (xyz.com). I recently created a webapp which I am hosting on Amazon AWS. I wanted my subdomain sub.xyz.com to be redirected to the app deployed on AWS. ...
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