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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What should I do about penalized websites that have been 301 redirected to mine?

Someone is doing a negative SEO attack on my site 301 redirecting toxic sites to my site. I have done research and nobody online seems to have an answer. Would disavowing the domain doing the 301 ...
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How do I redirect a site for Google but not for users?

I have a saas app, where users can login to the app from example.com/app. Now I have created a new version of the app which will be example.com/dashboard. What I want to do is let Google know that ...
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All HTTP URIs redirect to the HTTPs of homepage [closed]

I have an issue on my website, where all http URLs redirect to the https of the homepage. For example, http://example.com/ppc-services/ redirects to https://example.com/ I have added this to ....
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Does Google penalize for redirecting too many expired domain to my site? [duplicate]

I used to 301 redirect expired domains to my site and now I think I made a mistake. If we redirect more than a single domain to a particular website, will hurt SEO?
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Is it necessary to hide affiliate links?

I currently include affiliate links on my pages. The links go to PHP files that in turn redirect to the affiliate pages using the following header code: <?php header('Location: http://www.affiliate-...
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How do I handle server redirects on IIS to route requests to two different domains?

I have a domain www.example.com which is running on IIS server and the site content is in ASP.NET. I am migrating part of the site (www to www) to AEM and the rest of it will sit on old.example.com (...
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Redirecting in NGINX with masking target URL

I've set up redirection on NGINX with the help of this answer and now I want to set up it with hiding redirection from user, i.e. keeping original example.com. Things I've tried: rewrite server{ ...
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How to map many old URLs to a new host with a redirect under Apache cPanel?

I moved some of the content on my website to an external site. However, a lot of places on the Internet still link to the missing pages, resulting in 404 messages. What is the best method of ...
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New professional blog; should I redirect from my personal blog, or leave content both places?

I've been an on-and-off (mostly off) blogger for years, mixing personal interest and professional topics on a personal blog. I've recently created a new professional website where I duplicated the ...
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Use .htaccess to remove a directory and .php extension from the URL

I am running a Wordpress website, but I have some folders not related to the wordpress CMS, but in the same directory where all Wordpress folders are. The .htaccess in root WP folder has its standard ...
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Redirecting index.html to root + folder index.html to root folder? (multilingual)

I have example.com page. I want a homepage without index.html (example.com/index.html -> example.com) RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^index\.html$ / [R=301,L] RewriteRule ^(.*)/index\.html$ /$1/ [R=301,...
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Redirecting affiliate link: is it okay to add nofollow and noreferrer only to the affiliate link and not the pretty link?

I run a Wordpress website and normally use the plugin Thirsty Affiliates to redirect/cloak my affiliate links with a prettier link. Wordpress adds the noreferrer and noopener attributes to the pretty ...
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Why do my analytics report that index.php appears in URLs despite friendly URL rewrite rules?

On a website i use mod_rewrite and PHP to create clean URL's. My .htaccess (summary) will look like that shown below: RewriteEngine On #oude pagina's RewriteRule ^nl/links/(.*)/index.php$ /...
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Redirect hundreds of subdomains to the main domain with path forwarding, use .htaccess?

I want to redirect from a subdomain to domain along with URL path forwarding. Example: abc.example.com/products.html TO another.example/products.html The trailing URL should be preserved. We ...
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.htaccess, redirect all to bye.php, even with more slashes, with exception

I need, in .htaccess, redirect all behind domain, but even with more slashes and with slash or no slash at the end, but with one exception. For example example.com/all/sites/should/redirect/to/one/...
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Redirect visitors to equivalent pages for a multilingual site without effecting SEO?

I have 5 language on my website example.com (main page on English) example.com/esp (Spanish) example.com/ger (Germany) example.com/ru (Russia) example.com/it (Italy) What the best way to redirect ...
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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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Google search console reports indexing my pages with pagination parameters even though they redirect

I recently saw in search console that Google is indexing some of my WordPress posts with pagination. For example example.com/post/page/2. The coverage report says "indexed but not submitted." It ...
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htaccess redirect based on referrer URL string

I have a 3rd party who POST's to a specific page on my website. They post a file and my site does some wizardry with the contents of that file. The request URL would be for example https://example....
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Do redirects affect google analytics?

I have a website that redirects in the following manner: https://example.com/drugs/paracetamol.html http://example.com/drugs/new-paracetamol.html - 302 https://example.com/drugs/new-paracetamol.html -...
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Using htaccess to force HTTPS doesn't work

NEW EDIT 28/oct/19 → I edited the .htaccess file as you said AddHandler x-mapp-php5.5 .php # HTTP to HTTPS redirect RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule (.*) https://www.bebechan.net/$1 [R=301,...
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How do I redirect a subdomain with a wildcard?

I've an old subdomain that was being used as a whitelabel. I'd like to redirect the subdomain to a page on my main domain. I was thinking the best way would be a htaccess redirect. RewriteCond %{...
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Redirected to www, but Google is indexing no-www without snippets, should I use noindex instead?

I started my blog a month ago and was using non www version for my website. Then, I recently decided to stick to www.example.com version. So I changed it and Google has indexed the www version ...
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.htaccess HTTPS fowarding still redirecting to a folder which I have removed from the rule

I have the following simple code in my .htaccess file in order to forward my domain to the HTTPS version of the website: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://...
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See Google Analytics tracking stats from short cross domain redirect URL used in print media

I am using a different domain for some ads to track how many people access the main site through this domain. How can I see this in Google Analytics? I have DOMAIN A (on the ad) redirecting to ...
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Redirecting URL with & without query string?

If I setup a 301 redirect for the first URL path below will that also redirect all the paths below that contain a query string? For example: /6-light-oval-chandelier-espresso?pp=0&epik=...
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Finding URLs that redirect to a given website [closed]

Is there any way to find all URLs that (permanently) redirect to a given website? E.g. example.redirect redirects to www.example.com. So I'd want a way to determine that example.redirect redirects ...
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htaccess conflicts

The issue that I'm currently forced to handle is related to a folder structure URL being redirected to the same folder structure URL but with a different string. So page-a used to exist but that ...
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Google Search Console: URL is not on Google (page with redirect)

I have just created a personal website which I host as github page and recently hooked it up with a custom domain. (In this post I changed the actual URLs to webmasters-example.com and webmasters-...
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301 redirects for asp pages to html

So I've redesigned a site that was built comprising of solely .asp pages and redid it using .html pages. I deleted the old site and uploaded the new, and uploaded my .htaccess file with code along the ...
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Reorder parts of URL path to put date together using .htaccess redirects

old permalink: https://www.example.com/2019/cat/subcat/10/25/post-name/amp/ new permalink: https://www.example.com/2019/10/25/cat/subcat/post-name/amp/ How can I redirectmatch the old format to ...
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What is the Cloudflare equivalent of these two .htaccess redirect rules?

I usually set up my sites to rewrite URLs in the following cases: All http traffic is redirected to https (and www), with a 301 All non-www traffic is redirected to www (and https), with a 301 In ....
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wordpress multisite htaccess redirect site to TWO subsites

EDITED: I've split a website into two subsites in a multisite enviroment. The old site was moved to a subsite, and renamed old.mysite.example. This will be faced out at some point. During ...
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Use .htaccess to redirect to add .txt extension

I have a .txt file on my hosting and would like to redirect to it if somebody enters an specific website within their browser, e.g. example.com/webpage --> redirects to --> example.com/...
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How to mask redirect with Google Domains

For some reason, Google Domains does not have a mask feature. Is it possible to do this using custom resource records or synthetic records?
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How to rewrite using .htacess when there is a ? (question mark) at the beginning of the URL?

Many JS functions on my site are sending Ajax request to /?something=3213214 but I need to redirect them to /something=3213214 When I do: RewriteRule ^test/(.*) /$1 [R] It does redirect /test/...
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Why does turning off “Force SSL with https redirect” keep http links redirect to https?

I realize this question can be an XY one. After upgrading my site from http to https, FB OpenGraph og:image not pulling images anymore. The solution seems to be using http links rather than https in ...
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HTTPD Redirect Doesn't Work with Environment Variables

We want to redirect users from an old domain to a new domain defined in an environment variable: SetEnvIfExpr true SERVER_HOST_NAME=mynewdomain.example The follwoing works in Apache 2.4 to redirect ...
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Merge a small site into a larger one while preserving SEO

I have a site with 10 pages of small tools for developers. I have a good traffic on it. I want to move all site data to be part of another big portal (hub for developer tools). I also want to ...
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Using IIS URL Rewrite module instead of Global.asax for complex redirect rules

We have a legacy ASP.NET website in which complex redirect rules are coded in Global.asax. Actually this logic processes requests with several optional or variable parts like {http|https}://[www.]...
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Stop URL tag redirection to my homepage

I'm trying to find a way to stop tag redirections to the homepage so that https://example.com/?something stops redirecting to https://example.com. Similarly, any URL which is followed by a question ...
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How to redirect example.com to http://example.com?

I have a blog at blogger.com, for which I got a domain name from godaddy.com. Recently I have decided to put some google AdSense ads on it to see how that goes. The problem I encountered is that ...
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Multiple pages under single directory redirection to a single Page

I have the following scenarios for web page redirects 1) All pages under www.oldexamplesite.com/page/product/New-Design/* and All pages under www.oldexamplesite.com/page/product/nature-of-design-...
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Redirect root to subdirectory of current year if this exists, otherwise to a previous year that does exist

This kind of htaccess code is a little complex for me as I'm just beginning to understand redirects with htaccess. Could someone help me with this? Thanks in advanced.
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OVH active SSL for domains used for redirection

I have 2 domains: domain-a.example is my main website and domain-b.example is a domain used to redirect users to my main website (domain-a.example). On my ovh dashboard I set the redirection from ...
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Considering changing URL structure from example.com/page?id=1 to example.com/1/keywords but wondering what SEO impact is

Currently our website has a variety of community generated content that is under the URL structure of example.com/page?id=1. Some of these pages rank quite well on Google due to a combination of ...
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Changed website from http to https: what to do in Webmaster Tools?

So now I have two domains in my Webmaster Tools, as I have migrated to HTTPS. Migration here means that I have enabled HTTPS and enforced it, that's it. My question: should I do something in ...
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Old Url will no longer be available, how to redirect to new URL in IIS?

We currently have a site running of 2 URLs OldSite.subdomain.domain.example newSite.newDomain.example There is the talk of getting rid of the 1st URL completely. Is there anything that can be done ...
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How to Redirect all subdirectory pages to another?

Due to duplicate content issue, I want to redirect all pages of /articles/* to newly created sub directory /article/*. How do I redirect all pages of /articles to /article using .htaccess file?
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404 pages from the old site end up redirecting to the home page of the new site, why?

I am currently moving a domain from one to the other, this is not an HTTPS move but rather a move from exampleone.co.uk to exampletwo.co.uk. I am using this code: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...

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