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How to setup a domain redirect

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Time Needed:
5 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

Login to your account

Firstly, you’ll need to login to your account at

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 Redirect’

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’.

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.

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