hosted by liquidweb


Go Back   Web Hosting Talk : Web Hosting Main Forums : Web Hosting Talk Tutorials : Domain Name Tutorials : Make current domain name forward to another?
Reply

Forum Jump

Make current domain name forward to another?

Reply Post New Thread In Domain Name Tutorials Subscription
 
Send news tip View All Posts Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old
Junior Guru
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 197

Make current domain name forward to another?


K so heres my story: Cliff notes version

-I own www.z400central.com
-Going to register another domain name
-Want it so when you type in z400central.com it goes to the new domain name

End of story.

My main question is this: Since i have a forum/everything under z400central.com server, will this mess up anything if i just forward it to a new domain name? The new domain im just going to try and point to the same server. Get what im saying?

thx!!!



Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old
Web Hosting Guru
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: NSW Australia
Posts: 287
No problem .. your Domain registrar will probably offer free redirect


Last edited by Bashar; 08-25-2004 at 06:20 AM.
  #3  
Old
Junior Guru
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 197
so it wont screw up the forum/site? thx

Sponsored Links
  #4  
Old
Retired Moderator
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Kuwait
Posts: 10,572
no it wont, and if the registrar doesn't support free redirection you may want to use webbased dns services like zoneedit.com or afraid.org etc..

__________________
Bashar Al-Abdulhadi - KuwaitNET Internet Services Serving customers since 1997
Kuwait's First Webhosting and Domain Registration provider - an ICANN Accredited Registrar

Twitter: Bashar Al-Abdulhadi


Last edited by Bashar; 08-15-2005 at 04:41 PM.
  #5  
Old
Web Hosting Master
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 1,272
Talking Redirection

Hiya,

Best option : Transfer your domain name to regisetrfly

They offers FREE URL redirection with 2 options. 1) - framing ( masking ) which hides the original URL in the Address bar. 2) - forwarding - it displays the URL in the address bar.

Regards,
CSDesk


Last edited by Bashar; 08-25-2004 at 06:21 AM.
  #6  
Old
Web Hosting Master
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 656
You can set up a small account for your new domain and redirect visitors using:

1. HTML (meta header expiration)
2. HTML (frames also known as URL cloaking)
3. PHP (Header function)
4. Perl (Header function)
5. ASP (Header function (guess so, I don't use ASP))
6. mod_rewrite (to rewrite URLs based on a .htaccess file)

That way the URLs in your forum will remain the same.

In PHP you can do it by placing an index.php file in the new domain's account and get the following code inside your index.php:

<?
Header("Location: http://www.z400central.com");
?>

That way whenever someone reaches the new domain they will be redirected to your regular domain.


Last edited by Bashar; 08-25-2004 at 06:21 AM.
  #7  
Old
Junior Guru
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 197
O ok, cool, thanks guys! This domain isnt part of registerfly but i will move it right away. Thanks for all your help!!!!

  #8  
Old
Web Hosting Master
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 1,272
You surely will love it.

Let me know if you require any help with registerfly ( Sorry for my ignorance about other registrars )

Regards,
CSDesk


Last edited by Bashar; 08-25-2004 at 06:21 AM.
  #9  
Old
Newbie
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 9
Well.. i dunno, but i think you might just wanna add it as a parked domain... so that you can access the site by both urls..

  #10  
Old
Junior Guru Wannabe
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 45
You can create .htaccess in root dir and redirect only index.html

redirect * /index.html http://newlocation

*:301 or 302

  #11  
Old
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 11
do a redirect to the new address with your current domain name control panel.

Reply

Related posts from TheWhir.com
Title Type Date Posted
HostingCon India Session Explores How Strategic Promotions Key to New gTLD Success Web Hosting News 2014-12-12 12:45:02
TMCH Blocks Over 450K Domain Registration Attempts that Infringe on Trademarked Terms Web Hosting News 2014-05-01 08:34:03
This Company is Reminding You to Renew Your Domain, But It's Not Your Registrar Blog 2014-03-13 14:00:42
ICANN Delegates First New gTLDs Web Hosting News 2013-10-24 12:34:02
Nominet Temporarily Forced to Ditch Plans for Shorter .UK Domains Web Hosting News 2013-03-18 10:19:10


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Postbit Selector

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump
Login:
Log in with your username and password
Username:
Password:



Forgot Password?
WHT Host Brief Email:

We respect your privacy. We will never sell, rent, or give away your address to any outside party, ever.

Advertisement:
Web Hosting News:
WHT Membership
WHT Membership



 

X

Welcome to WebHostingTalk.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

WebHostingTalk.com is the largest, most influentual web hosting community on the Internet. Join us by filling in the form below.


(4 digit year)

Already a member?