URL redirection permits you to redirect traffic from one Internet site to another. In contrast to forwarding a domain address by parking it when the domain is unusable, a URL redirection is possible provided that the domain is hosted, and therefore you will still have the ability to create entirely functional subdomains and e mail addresses or even to have content for the domain in question, though it shall not accessible directly. If you already have an Internet site, for instance, but you want to launch one or several localized Internet sites for different towns or countries, you shall be able to work on them without any difficulty. In case a website visitor opens any of the new domains, however, they will be redirected to the existing website. This way, you'll not miss customers while developing the localized sites.
URL Redirector in Hosting
If you host your websites with our company and you have a hosting package, you will be able to use our URL redirection tool to redirect the traffic from any domain name and subdomain, or from a subfolder under any of them, to a different Internet address. The task takes several simple steps through an intuitive interface, so you can set up a redirection even when you have zero previous experience. You'll simply have to choose a domain or a subdomain through a drop-down list, to select the folder where the redirection shall be set up (the root folder or a subfolder), and then to type the URL where the site visitors must be sent to. For more advanced users, there are also options to select the redirection type (permanent or temporary) and the method (direct or match). Any forwarding which you create could be deactivated from the very same section of the Control Panel, if you don't need it anymore.
URL Redirector in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server plans feature a very handy tool which will provide you with an automated and easy way to redirect any of your domains to an alternative URL. While this is usually done by setting up a special file inside the domain folder and by typing specific content within it, our tool will allow you to choose a domain/subdomain from a drop-down list and to type the preferred remote Internet address. Our system will do the rest and the redirection shall be activated in just seconds. If you're more tech-savvy, you can choose a range of more advanced options as well, such as the redirection method (direct, match) and the redirection type (temporary, permanent). You can also forward a particular folder instead of the root domain. You will be able to modify these settings whenever you want, and also to delete an active redirection from the same section in which you have created it in the first place.