Creating URL Redirects

URL redirection is a helpful technique used to make a web page available under more than one URL address or to prevent broken links if a site / page has moved. For example, can be redirected to

The first step is to log into your cPanel account. If you are unsure on how to do this, please view the following help article - 'How to log into cPanel'.

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Under the 'Domains' title, click onto 'Redirects'.

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Select and enter the respective information for the redirect.

  • Type - Choose 'Permanent(301)' .
  • http://(www.)? - Select the domain from the drop down menu.
  • / - Enter a particular page / section of the domain if needed. For example, if you want a redirect from just, enter just 'old-page'.
  • Redirects to - Enter the full domain where you want the redirect to go to - the exact domain will need to include http:// or https://.
  • Redirection type - Select your redirection preference. 'Only redirect with www' ( the redirect will work if only visitors are using www. as a part of the URL), 'Redirect with or without www' (the redirect will work regardless of using www. as a part of URL or not) or 'Do Not Redirect www' (the redirect will not work if visitors are using www. as a part of URL).
  • Wild Card Redirect - Ticked will perform a wildcard catch on the redirect to the page specified (recommended).
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Once you have entered the redirect information, select 'Add' to complete.

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Creating a URL redirect is now complete.