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Domain Redirect – Client Area

Learn How to How to Redirect Domains in the Client Area. It lets you redirect a particular webpage to another page and display the contents of that page. There are two types of redirection, temporary and permanent.


Video tutorial – Redirect Domains in the Client Area


Tutorial – Create Domain Redirect in the Client Area

  1. Login to Extilum Client Area

    You can log in to Your Client Area by going to this link.
    Once you have logged into your Client Area click the Services green button.

    Extilum Client Area - Domain Redirects

  2. My Products & Services

    In the My Products & Services table, find your hosting service and click the Manage button.

    Extilum Client Area - Domain Redirects

  3. Domain Redirects

    Scroll down the page until the Manage Account title, then choose the Domain Redirects button.
    You can also find the Domain Redirects link in the right menu in alphabetical order.

    Extilum Client Area - Domain Redirects

  4. Domain Redirect

    Click the +Create Forwarder button.

    Extilum Client Area - Domain Redirects

  5. Create Forwarder Window

    Domain
    — choose the domain name you wish to create a redirect for from this drop-down menu.
    /
    — Type the rest of the URL from which you wish for the server to redirect visitors. For example, if you want to redirect
    http://example.com/directory.file.html to another URL, enter directory/file.html in this text box.
    Type
    Choose if you want to create a Permanent (301) or Temporary (302) redirect
    — Permanent (301) — Permanent redirects have a code of 301, and unlike temporary ones, they are always stored in the browser’s memory.
    — Temporary (302) — Temporary directives send a status with code 302 to the browser that tells the browser not to save this directive to its cached data. This is the recommended type of redirect unless you are sure that you will never change it in the future. 

    Redirects to
    — Type the URL to which you wish to redirect users.
    You must specify a protocol in this text box. For example, http://, https://, or ftp://.
    www. redirection
    Only redirect with www.
    — This setting only redirects visitors who enter the www. prefix before the domain name part of the URL.
    Redirect with or without www.
    — This setting redirects all users, regardless of whether the visitor enters the www. prefix before the domain name part of the URL.
    Do Not Redirect www.
    — This setting does not redirect users who enter the www. prefix before the the domain name part of the URL.
    Wild Card Redirect
    Select the Wild Card Redirect setting to redirect all files within a directory to the same filename in the new directory. For example, if you enable the Wild Card Redirect setting and example1.com redirects to example.com, then a visitor who tries to access the http://example1.com/pic.jpg URL redirects to the http://example.com/pic.jpg URL.

    Click the Create button.

    Extilum Client Area - Domain Redirects

  6. Wait for the success message.

    Extilum Client Area - Domain Redirects

Tutorial – Delete Domain Redirect in the Client Area

  1. Next to the chosen Redirect click the Delete icon.
Extilum Client Area - Domain Redirects

2. Click the Confirm button.

Extilum Client Area - Domain Redirects
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