How to setup a domain redirect

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Time Needed:
10 minutes


This is a quick step-by-step walkthrough for setting up a domain name redirect. controlled domain names come with free domain redirects. We also provide a free email 'catchall' facility as part of our redirect service.

How to set-up a redirect

Step 1

Login to your account

Firstly, you'll need to login into your account at

Login to your account

Step 2

Choose 'Manage Sites'

Once you have logged in, click on the 'Manage Sites' icon. This will bring up a list of websites or domain names you have in your account. Simply choose the website or domain name to wish to edit by clicking on it.

Choose 'Manage Sites'

Step 3

Choose 'Manage Direct'

After you have clicked on the website or domain name you wish to edit, you will be presented with a page of icons. Please click on the icon labelled 'Manage Redirect'.

Choose 'Manage Redirect'

Step 4

Add your redirect

This will bring up a form. In the field labelled 'Redirect URL' enter the URL you wish to redirect too. The rest of the fields are optional.

Setting the 'Redirect Type' to 'Standard' will setup a 301 redirect, we recommend using this type of redirect if you are concerned with SEO. Choosing 'Framed' from the drop down creates a framed redirect that allows you to specify meta data for your redirected page, including page title, meta description and meta keywords.

You can specify a catch-all email address for your redirect, meaning all emails will be forwarded to the address you specify. If you don't want to catch-all of your email to a single address, simply leave this field blank.

When you're done, click 'Update Redirect' to save your changes.

Add your redirect

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