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Questions tagged [domain-forwarding]

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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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 me@mydomain.com to alice@example.org. 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 and masking url

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.com forwarded to test678.com what will happen if someone is ...
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How to add naked domain (without www) on GoDaddy deployed via Heroku?

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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GoDaddy problem with redirection of path (DNS)

I recently booked a domain name with GoDaddy in order to change the domain of my current website, but it is not working exactly as I want. To make it simple, I've got a website: xxx.example/blog ...
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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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Redirect IP Address to Domain Name on IIS

I am attempting to redirect the IP address of my domain to the domain name and am running into trouble. The IP address does not redirect to the domain name listed in the redirect statement below. ...
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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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Forwarding a subdomain to a Minecraft Server

I am trying to forward a subdomain to directly connect to a Minecraft server. The domain name is hosted at GoDaddy and the server requires the port at the end. These are the things I have tried so far:...
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Domain forwarding (GoDaddy) - Forward only / Forward with masking

I am trying to configure my domain to forward to my app engine application. For the forwarding I can choose from "forward only" and "forward with masking". Assume my domain is called "myDomain.com" ...
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Difference between forwarding and redirecting in GoDaddy?

I have a GoDaddy account with a domain and hosting, and I see that I can forward the subdomains in https://dcc.godaddy.com/ or redirect subdomains in Hosting->Settings->"URL Redirects". What's the ...
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Is domain name forwarding subject to “outages?”

Is is my understanding that domain name forwarding is not subject to "outages": servers can have outages, and websites can be down, but the forwarding itself cannot be down, as this is simply a ...
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Can a domain name forward AND resolve to a dedicated IP address at same time?

It is my understanding that domain name forwarding is binary: if a domain name is forwarded to a valid site, it cannot simultaneously resolve to a valid IP address. Is this correct?
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How to generically forward an URL from one toplevel domain to another?

if I own a domainname myweb.com with corresponding hosting, and I also own a domain myweb.net (but no webhosting is setup for this domain), is there a way that I can generically forward myweb.net/...
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How can I use domain masking without having self referral in Google Analytics

I have one old domain that points to a website's server's ip (let's call it www.oldsite.com). I have a new one, www.newsite.com, that is set up to be forwarded to a specific page on the website. Due ...
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Tracking for URL domain forwarding

I have a landing page (provided to me and I have no access o control over it). I want to track how many clicks I get, so I want a new domain name (from GoDaddy) to forward to my landing page, but I a ...
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Domain, subdomain and path forwarding

I have four domains: domain.in domain.com domain.org domain.co.in I want to make domain.in as my main domain. I want to forward all my other domains to it. I want to set up forwarding such that: ...
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Is my mx record affected if I forward my domain?

My domain host (not webhost) is GoDaddy. I set up the MX record to point to Gmail. I use a free host (say examplehost.com) without static IP, so cannot set my A record to that examplehost.com. So I ...
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web url forwarding to different port and subdirectory

I would like to forward anyone going to subdomain.old-domain.com:8014 to this new address subdomain.new-domain.com:8000/subdirectory (note a different domain AND different port PLUS a subdirectory) ...
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Domain Alias with forward in plesk

I need to create a domain alias alias.domain.com to forward http to www.domain.com. It has to be a forward and not a redirect (I was told it can be done by creating CNAME). Note I am using Plesk and ...
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Website forwarding, keeping original URL

We have example.org (our main site) registered and hosted on an american server. We bought example.gr domain name in Greece, a local registrar. We made .gr point at .org DNS all right. A visitor types ...
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Which way to forward alternate domains?

I have a few alternate domains that I want to point to my main domain: Main: awesomewebsite.com Alternates: awesomewebsite.net, awesomewebsite.co, awesomewebsite.me Which is the best way to forward ...
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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 ...