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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Google seemingly ignoring redirects

So a bit of background. We previously maintained a blog-style news site to supplement our main e-commerce site, on a separate domain, let's call it magazine.example.com. The site was built using ...
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Google Analytics Direct Traffic Dropped upto 60% after website revamp

One of my client's website is a B2B technology company website. I was working on website revamp. Following things were done during the website revamp. The website URL structure, permalink structure ...
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When removing AMP pages, should they be redirected to normal pages?

I have been told not to publish AMP pages anymore, that is was useless for the ranking on Google. Furthermore, I noticed that sometines, people fall into my website from Google search on AMP pages ...
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Will the SEO of a webpage suffer if its parent directory has a redirect?

I'll have lots of webpages with URLs in this format: https://www.example.edu/faculty/firstname-lastname but for the parent page... https://www.example.edu/faculty ...I want it to redirect to... https:/...
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Run .htaccess rule to remove trailing slash only if such a file exists

I have the following .htaccess rule but I would only like it to run it if a file exists without the removed trailing slash: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteRule ^(.*)/$ /$1 [L,R=301] I use ...
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How to redirect all pages of Site A to home page of Site B using .htaccess to track referrals using Google UTM

I want 301 redirect from all pages of SiteA.example to Home Page of SiteB.example using .htaccess rewrite rule, Since I am not PHP guy I am not sure if below rule is correct RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://...
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Google search console says 2 redirect errors out of 15 pages using hreflang

My website on Github Pages has 15 different pages for different languages and locales. They all have the following in the head block. <link rel="alternate" href="https://...
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reCAPTCHA v3 Dropping Form Submission Redirects

I have the forms on a site that I manage configured to redirect to https://example.com/thank-you/?foo upon submission. The site uses Gravity Forms. My confirmation settings are like this: When I ...
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Rewrite three URL directories to corresponding PHP files and pass subdirectory as a parameter

I want to convert the following https://example.com/download-file/xyz https://example.com/download-code/abc https://example.com/developer/mno to https://example.com/download-file?name=xyz https://...
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Using a redirect link in rel=canonical link tag bad for SEO?

I have in my Django site's template: <link rel="canonical" href="https://www.my-domain.example/post/1"/> But the actual link is https://www.my-actual-domain.example/post/1 ...
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Can Google index page that is login-required and redirects to Login page?

I have one link that is login-required http://example.com/secret If user access the page without authentication it will be redirected to http://example.com/login page. My question is can Google bot ...
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Create 301 redirects for subdomains from expired domain for SEO

I just bought an expired domains and there are lots of backlinks to different subdomains. I am planning to make a new blog on the domain and I want to get all the link juice. So I want to create a 301 ...
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Coverage error in Search Console after modification of htaccess

In the last year, my website has had a problem with many 404 errors where .html was added to URLs that shouldn't have it. To resolve this problem I modified the HTACCESS with this line: RewriteEngine ...
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Is it possible to redirect Cloudflare's pages url to the main domain (from someurl.pages.dev to someurl.com)?

Is it possible to redirect example.pages.dev to example.com using Cloudflare's DNS dashboard or pages? So basically what I want is if someone visits example.pages.dev, the person should be redirected ...
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How to 301 redirect site alias domain to a subdomain on the same hosting?

We have the following problem in Cpanel / htaccess file when trying to 301 redirect example.hu (alias) pages to example.com (subdomain) pages: Cpanel example.hu to example.com redirection is working, ...
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Seo: tell search engines to prioritize a given subdirectory

Imagine a website of a recurring event. The URL structure is: http://example.org/2022/ - subdirectory about the 2022 edition of the event http://example.org/2021/ - subdirectory about the 2021 ...
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How to redirect after doing an action (submit) to the same page without getting a redirect error in Google Search Console?

On the course page, there is a button for registration, and after clicking, it takes the user to another link to do the registration algorithm, then redirects the user to the same course page with a ...
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Creating a permanent redirect which is trackable by Analytics? [duplicate]

I need to do a permanent URL redirection on my server. But I want to keep the ability to track it with Analytics. So I would have "fake" urls like: https://example.com/redirect/custom-a -&...
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If I buy a domain based on my personal name and redirect it to a blog, will my domain appear when people search for my name?

I have a main webpage that ranks well in a specific city (myprofession+city.com). My problem is that I also want a personal domain (e.g., JohnDoe.com). So I was thinking if it's possible to buy ...
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Best practice of redirects of tempory pages (joboffers)

A clients website has a lot of joboffers (thousends), which when are filled go offline. I made 404 page specially for these joboffers with recommendations to other offers. My client says he gets the ...
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Hosting multiple websites on one Synology server

I am currently running one website where I host multiple "projects". One of these projects is now basically finished and I want to run this project on it's own domain. I am running my main ...
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After adding HTTPS to my site, Google prefers to index HTTP

I recently moved my website from HTTP to HTTPS. But when I try to get my HTTPS pages indexed, Google search console says "Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical." Google is ...
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Redirect 301 - Google still cache old version website

I have website example.com (portal) and example.com/shop/ (shop). I changed the shop to a subdomain shop.example.com and 301 redirected all URLs from example.com/shop/ to shop.example.com. That was ...
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Unexplainable 301 redirect persists after redirect is deleted

I am using wordpress on a domain on my server and I am trying to configure redirects from a parked domain to my main domain. My main domain uses wordpress. My parked domain uses nothing (no wordpress ...
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Redirect wildcard domain to another one in nginx

I have two websites *.env1.example and *.env2.example, I want to redirect all traffics in env1 to env2, how to do so in Nginx? I do redirect from one specific domain to another, but now I want to ...
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I want to redirect 301 to an added query string

I do want to 301 redirect https://example.com/no/ and all the URLs from that catalogue with an added query string ?lang=no. For example will then url https://example.com/no/about/ be https://example....
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How to force Google to show my Wordpress with https protocol? [closed]

I've got my Wordpress website www.polandio.com which is possible to find in Google under "Polandio easy Polish news" (for example). The website is shown in Google with http protocol. The ...
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503 Service Temporarily Unavailable nginx [closed]

how to fix this issues: when i use www.dbahack.com it show me this message "503 Service Temporarily Unavailable nginx" here is my DNS from cloudflare: [![enter image description here][2]][2]...
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Mapping category label url into new custom category permalink?

I migrated my old blog into WordPress, my old cms has a category URL structure like this one https://www.example.com/search/label/health?m=0?&max-results=8 https://www.example.com/search/label/...
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"Page fetch error Failed: Redirect error" in Search Console

We have a page with the address: (https://example.com/song/delgiri) I solved this redirect problem and it is completely green in WooRank! Now We have prepared four pages for Google Search Console. (...
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How can I mask or park my url "example1.com" with this other "example2.com" in virtualmin?

I want example2.com to always appear in the address bar and show the content of my site example1.com. I applied this solution, but if I enter example2.com, it redirects to example1.com but the address ...
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URL to only redirect to language-specific URLs using HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE?

Before I begin, I am aware of https://developers.google.com/search/docs/advanced/crawling/managing-multi-regional-sites, but there I have a specific question which isn't answered there. I have a ...
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Why is https://is.gd/oArdcv translated to https://myaccount.google.com/device-activity? [closed]

The link https://is.gd/oArdcv is meaningless. I accidentally clicked it from a page that explained how to logout all Google accounts. This link was translated/redirected to https://myaccount.google....
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My alias binding isn't working in IIS

I'm trying to get an alias working in IIS. Right now the site binding (the top in the picture) works when I type the ip:port into a web browser, however I cannot get the other 4 bindings to work as ...
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Redirection the apex domain to www domain in Amplify Hosting and Godaddy

I have built Next.js front-end project, and bought a domain from Godaddy a few days ago. For Next.js web application deploying & hosting, I am trying to use AWS Amplify. I read AWS official ...
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.htaccess - Force SSL and dont show .html in URL

I have a website where i want to Force https to all visitors, and I also don't want the URL to show .html at the end. In Google Search Console and Bing Webmaster tool i get an "Redirect errror&...
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How do I get .app TLD to work with my .htaccess

I have a number of domains hosted on one server. I tried them as sub-domains but that was a failure. So I obtained new certificates and I have them configured as Add-On_Domains. They are all using ...
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After changing URLs, how do I clear the old URLs out of Google Search Console?

I've recently changed the url structure of my site for SEO purposes from... example.com/this_is_the_page ...to... example.com/this-is-the-page The sitemap.xml is up to date and Google Search Console ...
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How to redirect if user direct access image files by browser? [nginx]

How do I redirect if a user tries to direct access image files in browser only? I want to still keep the ability to allow social media sites to embed our images by hotlinking. I just want only if a ...
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Route traffic from all pages of one site to homepage of another site

We have our IIS sites and DNS settings on AWS, so Route 53 for managing domains. We disabled an old site on our server, and I now need to route any requests for any page on the old site, to the ...
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How Can I Debug a Redirect Error in Google Search Console?

I'm getting a pesky redirect error from my Google Search Console: Sadly, the report above doesn't give me much information as a developer about what's causing the error. When I click on Inspect URL, ...
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Redirect IIS site to work with root domain

I have site on IIS in Default Web Site. I want to see my website when I write in browser example.com but now I see my website on address https://example.com/SiteName/Login I did what it says here: ...
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Multiple Log4 vulnerability in my access log

My application in magento2. I checked my access log. Multiple entries are as follows in the access log. I am not sure whether log4j was injected on my code or not because every request is 302. Please ...
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Where a domain is mapped onto a subdomain, can the redirected url be hidden from the browser

I now have my main domain working fine. I have 5 other independent domains that I am trying to map onto my main domain as sub-domains. I also have a wild-card certificate to cover the 4 of those ...
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Will a 307 redirect to a 503 error page during a six hour maintenance window affect SEO? [duplicate]

I run a pretty high-traffic ecommerce site. There's going to be a period of time when a 3rd-party service will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance, which will make most of my site inoperable. My ...
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Workaround to password protect new Google Sites with custom domain

I want to create a document and video library, and there are some conflicting constraints: we want to keep the maintenance and updating of the library separate from the team that manages the main ...
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Why does my domain redirect in some browsers and not others?

I use three domains and two of them redirect to the third. Let's say they are A.org, B.org, and C.org. Last weekend, I changed the redirects from {A.org, B.org} -> C.org to {A.org, C.org} -> B....
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Can a use a masked redirect from an alternate domain using the HTTPS of the main domain?

I have a domain redirected toward a server where my site is hosted secured with an SSL. So, if I enter https://site.example I get from my hosting server a page with the nice little padlock, the page ...
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Why do browsers know to lookup the `www` record if DNS query for @ gets NXDOMAIN?

Description If I dig for businessbrief.xyz, I get no results, but the subdomain www returns an address. Entering businessbrief.xyz into any browser's address bar goes to a valid web address. Data Note ...
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Do multiple 301 redirects (in a chain) affect SEO

I have this situation: I had some uppercase URLs that I wanted to change with lowercase versions. I implemented 301 redirect from uppercase to lowercase Since my server is running behind Nginx, ...
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