How To Redirect The Domain To Another Domain Using Simple Steps?
October 14th, 2015 | by Ravi Chahar || 12 Comments |
Creating a database, adding an addon domain and many other things are there in WordPress to do. For SEO purpose, many bloggers need to redirect their website to another. One of the common questions asked by many newbies “how to redirect the domain to another domain“?
Do you know something about redirection? Sometimes bloggers try to divert their traffic from one page to another page. For which they use redirecting that particular page to another page. You can do 301 redirect and 302 redirect. One is permanent, and another is temporary.
Do You Know How To Create A Redirect Page?
As I have mentioned above that redirect is used for a full website or just a single page. In this tutorial, I am going to provide a guide to creating a 301 redirect for a single page. There are simple steps to follow. For the completion of this task, you need to do some techie things.
Step 1:- First of all you have to go to your web hosting website, and then login to your cPanel provided to you.
Step 2:- After login, you have to search for “domains” section. You will find many option in that section, from which you have to click at “redirects”. Other options like “subdomains, parked domains, add-on domains” will be there. But your path will go through “redirects”.
Step 3:- After clicking to that option, a new page will appear to you. There will many options to fill. Before filling those fields, you need to know more about the type of redirects you are going to use. First one is 301 redirect, which is used for the permanent redirect. Another one is 302 redirect, which is used for the temporary redirect.
- You can see in the drop-down menu. If you use 301 redirect then it will update the visitors bookmarks and direct search engine to the new page or website.
- With 302 redirect you can do the temporary redirect. It will not update the visitors bookmarks. And search engine will also keep indexing the original page.
Step 4:- In the next box you have to fill the name of the website or a page you want to redirect. You can fill the name of your website by using top-down menu. After “/” you have to write the page. In clear words, you have to fill the URL of the page.
Step 5:- Here is your destination. You have to fill the name of the page or website, to which you want to redirect your website or page respectively. For example, you want to redirect your “domain.com/about” to another page named “domain.com/about_us” then you have to fill that destination address in this field.
Step 6:- Now it’s time to choose the main option. Here you have to click at “wildcard redirect” from all the options. It is because this option is responsible for the redirection of all the files of your old directory to the new directory.
Step 7:- This is the finals step to follow. You are just one step away from your 301 redirect. The only thing you have to do is to click to “add” option and your aim will be fulfilled.
Have You Ever Created a 301 redirect page?
After following the above-mentioned steps, I don’t think you will ever ask again “how to create a redirect page“? I have come across many questions during my blogging phase. I am sure this tutorial will help you and you will get success to redirect your web page or website to another one.
Redirecting a website or a page is an important decision to take. So, I suggest you to think before you do that. You know sending your traffic to another page is a kind of crucial step to take. I am sure you will take the right decision. I am here to help you if you want any help.