There are a lot of ways to redirect website visitors from one domain/website to another. The so-called URL redirection is commonly preferred. In contrast to parking a domain name, a URL forwarding is feasible only if the domain in question is hosted. What this means basically is that you could still open any content if you have a direct link to it and you can create e-mail addresses or subdomains and use them. Such a function has many practical uses - if you decide to switch your domain, you could forward the site visitors, but the e-mails with the old one shall still be active if you are making contact with customers or partners. When you have two similar sites and you would like to rebuild one of them, you may redirect the traffic to the other website so as to prevent losing potential clients, while you'll still be able to access the admin area for the first site and develop it.
URL Redirector in Web Hosting
When you host your sites with our company and you have a web hosting package, you'll be able to use our URL redirection tool to redirect the site visitors from any domain address and subdomain, or from a subfolder under any of them, to a different web address. The procedure takes several simple steps via an easy-to-use interface, so you could set up a redirection even in case you have zero previous experience. You'll only need to select a domain address or a subdomain using a drop-down list, to pick the folder in which the redirection shall be created (the root folder or a subfolder), and then to type in the URL to which the site visitors have to be redirected to. For more knowledgeable users, there are also options to select the redirection type (permanent or temporary) and the method (direct or match). Any redirection that you set up could be deactivated from the same section of the Control Panel, if you don't require it anymore.
URL Redirector in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you start a semi-dedicated server account with us and you would like to redirect any of your domain names or subdomains, you can use the practical redirection tool we've incorporated with our custom Hepsia hosting CP. It will enable you to forward the visitors within seconds, due to the fact that all you will have to do is choose a domain/subdomain and type the web address of the other website. The forwarding shall take effect instantly. In case you are more advanced, you'll be able to edit different options, including the type of the redirection - temporary or permanent, and the method - direct or match. These options may be changed for any already present redirection as well, so you will not have to set up a new one if you wish to change something. You can remove a redirection by clicking on the Delete button associated with it.