Questions tagged [redirects]

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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HSTS affect on SEO

I do back-end work work for a couple of fairly knowledgeable people in the SEO field (i.e. not people off the street just claiming to be SEO experts). One of them is advising that HSTS improves SEO, ...
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Phantom redirect? I can't find or 'turn off' the redirect [closed]

I changed domains and redirected the old domain to the new one and then eventually completely deleted the hosting for that old domain. Recently I've decided I want to use it and I've opened up hosting ...
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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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How to Redirect URL with special Characters?

I try to redirect a special URL in .htaccess, as below: Redirect 301 /aor/%e2%80%9d https://www.example.com/outlook-repair/ But this seems does not work. I try to add quotes, as follows: Redirect 301 ...
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I've moved to a new domain a long time ago but a site:search for the old domain still shows results, can I request removal of those now?

My website is located at example.cc. Another domain, example.com, redirects to it. I wonder why searching for site:example.com yields different results with site:example.cc? Shouldn't Google detect ...
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Should I redirect the directory listing page of a parallel secondary directory to the primary directory?

I have a website where I have a few sub-directories to list services. So it goes like this. example.com/services/website-development.html example.com/services/web-development/e-commerce.html example....
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Redirecting domains on https without creating a certificate for them?

I own, say, 100 domains. I want to add redirect for each of them to a new domain. And not only to a domain, but a custom query string. For instance domain1.example/url1 -> domain11.example/url2 ...
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HSTS compatible .htaccess redirect from non-www to www that preserves URL path [closed]

UPDATE: The redirect actually does work! The site is a friends site and I was coming up with solutions and sending them to him. Turns out his website is running Joomla. After further troubleshooting ...
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SEO - Removing old links from Google

I recently switched my company from Opencart 1.5 to Magento 2. I've created new SEO friendly URLs for the products, and wrote a redirect script in my .htaccess file that works on a majority of the ...
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Will redirecting based on mobile/desktop user-agent cause SEO or caching issues?

I have two versions of a website, the mobile version and the desktop version. Both websites are hosted on the same domain (www.example.com) and have a similar URL structure for most pages (www.example....
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What is the correct or most appropriate way to address phantom or untraceable 404 errors showing up in a website audit?

Currently I am running my site through neilpatel's website for the purposes of an audit on SEO - the analyzer continues to return a 404 error that i cannot find anywhere, following this URL structure ...
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Redirecting home page to a subdomain, but keeping root domain for blog and ecommerce

This is a fairly unique situation, hence my question here. My client has an ecommerce business that includes both retail and wholesale customers. We recently changed her retail side over to Shopify ...
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Using two domain names in a single folder

I have inherited an English/French static web site. The original developer created it so all the html files are in the root directory of the English domain and added "-fr" to the French file ...
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Will a .com SSL certificate cover a redirecting .com.ar domain?

we have a website with 2 different domains: www.example.com or example.com and www.example.com.ar or example.com.ar I want all requests redirected to www.example.com. I know I have to create two ...
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Redirect domain in CPanel without using htaccess so I can delete old domain

I have an old website that is being hosted on Apache/CPanel site. I'm being charged for hosting this site, even though it's being redirected to another site. I'd like to delete the hosting of the ...
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Htaccess 301 Redirect only not working on Windows 8.1

Here's the code: RewriteOptions inherit RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^old\.olddomain\.example$ [NC] RewriteRule ^ https://newdomain.example%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L] # BEGIN WordPress RewriteEngine On ...
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WordPress redirecting to itself

I have the following error in my apache2 error log (Ubuntu 18.04, local LAMP dev environment, PHP7.3), that I believe is causing a The page isn’t redirecting properly error: Apache Error Log [Thu Aug ...
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Will it improve SEO to clean up my WordPress tags?

I have had a website for 6 years and I create post for it every week. From the start (6 years ago to 8 month ago), I attached familiar tags to every post. Now: Some of my posts (100 posts) have many ...
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301 redirect with regex: how to match any file at top domain level (not in a subdirectory)?

I need to redirect URLs of all .dmg files at domain's top level to specific folder. By way of example: http://example.com/file.dmg to http://example.com/downloads/file.dmg I can't hard code the domain ...
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Subdomain forward with masking on Bluhost

I am trying to forward with masking a Bluehost subdomain (login.example.com) to another Bluehost subdomain (login.example.ca). I did the following; RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^login....
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Best practice in IIS of redirect (wildcard) from one domain to another?

We are moving domains and servers. I have newdomain.com set up on new server (SSL). I want to shut off old domain. I will get old domain pointed to new server. Is it better in IIS to add the ...
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Does pointing a URL via CNAME to another domain redirect via endpoint?

We have test1.example and we are going to shut that down on server 1. On server 2 we have test2.example. We are going to assign the CNAME of test1.example to test2.example. After doing so if someone ...
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Show contents of third party page on subdomain without changing URL

I'm very inexperienced with DNS (forgive me for misusing terminology here) and am trying to configure a setup for a podcast I host. What I want is for https://feed.example.com to actually send users ...
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Redirect existing github pages site to custom domain without breaking links

I have my blog hosted at https://example.github.io and it's been around for a while - and search engines etc. have indexed the pages. I want to keep hosting the site on github pages (for now) but I ...
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Seeing numbers for domain redirects on Google Analytics

My friend maintains a website with the domain example.com. She also owns the domains example.org and example.net, which both do a 301 redirect to example.com. She uses Google Analytics on example.com. ...
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Redirect shop.mywebsite.com to mywebsite.com/shop

I am looking for the cleanest/SEO friendly way to redirect a subdomain (i.e. shop.example.com) to a sub-directory on the main domain (i.e. example.com/shop). Further information I will not keep the ...
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How do I redirect traffic to different ports on my machine based on the URL they are connecting with?

I have a web server (www.2darkpark.net) that I also host several game servers on - Minecraft, QuakeWorld, and Quake III. I would like to allow users to connect to the game servers through subdomains ...
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Apache Rewrite Rule www to non-www + http to https + add trailing slash

I really need the following 3 features of my website: www to non-www HTTP to HTTPS force trailing slash at the end of the URLs I have a current implementation but I face a very bad bug. When I ...
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Is there any effect to SEO if I redirecting the .com to the .app of my domain?

So, say I purchase a brand new example.com and example.app. I want to redirect all traffic reaching example.com to example.app (i.e. the .com is a pure redirect). Does that have any impact on SEO? ...
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Converting nearly 200 redirects into redirectmatches

I have close to 200 redirects that I would I to bring down to maybe a few dozen. Most look like the following. Redirect permanent /Fandom/Fictional_artifacts.pl /Fandom/index.pl?page=Fictional+...
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htaccess redirect root domain to subdomain with exceptions

i m using wordpress and want to redirect my root domain to a new subdomain and ignore urls that contains a certain string http://www.example.com/post.html To http://subdomain.example.com/post.html ...
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How do I redirect traffic only if being accessed from a specific port?

My website, https://coolkids.gq, has a Minecraft server hosted on it as well as a web server. It hosts both Bedrock and Java versions of Minecraft (unrelated) and I’ve figured out how to do the Java ...
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Google, old site pages indexed. How i can remove old pages gracefully?

I have create a new version of a site: new HTML structure, new styles, images, etc. The content of the site is the same (text are changed but the "concepts" are the same). This is the actual server ...
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How do I redirect a subdirectory with Yoast SEO pro?

I have changed shop section name from "product" to "shop". I have yoast seo pro and i can do redirect with that plugin. How do I redirect all pages from old addresses to new ones from example.ir/...
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Redirecting adsense not approved website to Adsense approved Website?

I have 2 websites , one is getting good traffic and another not much. Can I get approval for the low traffic-website and redirect the high traffic website to the low- traffic website? I don't intend ...
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Can I use cPanel's redirect feature to redirect the home page and a deep page to another domain?

I want to redirect my main homepage to redirect (e.g. example.com) to a separate website but also redirect other subpages (e.g. example.com/contact) to a separate website as well. But when I redirect ...
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I have redirected my homepage to internal page. Should I include my homepage in the new sitemap?

I have redirected my above homepage to one of my internal page. So, I am confused whether I should include it in the new sitemap?? And what would be my canonical tag?
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How can I bulk redirect old URLs to my home page using .htaccess?

I want to redirect many URLs in my shop. Here is the example: /pl/index/12 /pl/index/16 /pl/index/18 and so on. What would be the rule for .htaccess to rewrite all of trash URLs from the previous ...
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Can an eCommerce site from one domain appear under another domain?

I have a new client, Business A, who has a website already set up on a domain they have purchased: businessa.com. They wish in collaboration with another company, Business B, to sell products using an ...
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On Netlify, how do I redirect a URL wildcard to that parent directory?

I have URLs I want to redirect to their parent folder/directory: /hats-category/hats1 /hats-category/hats2 /hats-category/cool-hats Rule looks like this: /hats-category/* /hats-category So I can ...
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Should I do a redirect when trailing slash and http is changed?

I have noticed that all my internal links (and I have a lot of them) were being linked like so: https://websitenamehere[dot]com/post-title Yet, my posts have actually a trailing slash after the ...
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Redirect https alias to http main domain (it is showing no private connection error)

Redirect https alias to http main domain (it is showing no private connection error) I have one domain alias www.domain2.example The main domain is www.domain1.example When someone enters to www....
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Apache rewrite rule for parameter value to path while replacing slashes with underscores

Apache rewrite rule for, Query String replace / value with _ Source URL: http://example.com/my/service?opath=/content/home/page&appId=myapp rewrite to below http://example.com/my/service....
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Trying to determine if bot crawling my site is malicious - MJ12bot

My server is getting around 3,000 requests per an hour from a bot identifying itself as "MJ12bot". The URLs its hitting are coming form a 301 redirect, and are invalid on my new web application. ...
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How to IIS Rewrite when the URL contains a bookmark (#)?

I have a URL that's been inserted into a multitude of online courses, containing multiple QueryString parameters and a hashtag bookmark. Unfortunately, whoever inserted them also added some spaces, ...
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IP Canonicalization, do I need to fix it? [duplicate]

I use ryte to analyze my webpage and it gives the following advice: If the IP (173.###.###.###) of this domain gets called, it should redirect to the real homepage of this domain. Not redirecting ...
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Is it possible to create a short URL that redirects to a longer URL if that short URL currently doesn't exist?

I've a URL that's very long. I need to put the URL into a hardcopy format but it looks ridiculous on paper. The URL performs well so changing it is not on the cards. Would it be possible to write a ...
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How to add a second hosted domain in place of a currently hosted subdomain on Bluehost?

I have two domains, dom0.example and dom1.example. The nameservers of dom0.example are set to my webhosting on Bluehost. Now I have a second website under sub.dom0.example. I want dom1.example to ...
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htaccess Redirect Using Regex

I have 2 redirects that work fine: Redirect 301 /namedeal/ca_domain_name.php /namedeal/cheap_domain_name.php Redirect 301 /namedeal/ws_domain_name.php /namedeal/cheap_domain_name.php I want to be ...
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Redirecting to new domain page by page [closed]

I'm trying to redirect a domain to another one. Because of SEO concerns I've made a list of all the pages indexed in Google and for each one I decided where to redirect to. My .htaccess looks like ...

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