Redirect Domain

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A "redirect" domain acts as a pointer to web content on another domain. When accessing a web page on the redirected domain, the browser's URL is changed to the domain to which it is being redirected. When setting this up through the DreamHost control panel this is done as a 301 redirect automatically.

To redirect a domain you must either have an active hosting plan OR the domain must be registered in our system and pointing to our name servers.

Redirecting a new domain or sub domain

  1. Click the Add New Domain/Sub Domain button in the Manage Domains portion of the control panel.
  2. Scroll down to the Redirect section.
  3. Enter in the new domain or sub domain that you'd like to redirect elsewhere in the Domain to redirect: field.
  4. Enter in the URL that you'd like this new domain or sub domain to redirect to in the Redirect to URL: field. Remember the trailing slash (/).
  5. Click the Redirect this domain now! button to complete the process and set this up.

Changing an existing domain or sub domain to redirect

  1. Click the edit button located next to the domain or sub domain under the Web Hosting column in the Manage Domains portion of the control panel.
  2. Scroll down to the Redirect section.
  3. Enter in the URL that you'd like this domain or sub domain to redirect to in the Redirect to URL: field. Remember the trailing slash (/).
  4. Click the Redirect this domain now! button to complete the process and set this up.

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