Redirecting S9Y to a new domain

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Redirecting S9Y to a new domain

Post by tpost » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:15 am

Hi everyone,

We're planning on switching our domain to a new one, and would like to redirect all our S9Y posts to the new domain.

Say I have this permalink structure:

http://www.a.com/blog/archives/permalink.html

I want to be able to redirect this to:
http://www.b.com/blog/archives/permalink.html

Is there an easy ReWriteRule for the .htaccess file to do this?

Thanks for reading!

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Re: Redirecting S9Y to a new domain

Post by kleinerChemiker » Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:14 am

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RewriteRule ^http://www.a.com/(.*) http://www.b.com/$1 [R,L]


this could maybe work

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Re: Redirecting S9Y to a new domain

Post by tpost » Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:54 am

Thanks for replying kleinerChemiker!

I have a follow-up question:

What if I were to put the .htaccess file under the "blog" folder instead of the root directory, what would the Rewriterule be then?

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Re: Redirecting S9Y to a new domain

Post by kleinerChemiker » Thu Feb 05, 2009 11:22 am

if the old one and the new one uses "blog" as subfolder, you could use the same code. If not, only add the subloder like:

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RewriteRule ^http://www.a.com/blog/(.*) http://www.b.com/$1 [R,L]

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Re: 301 redirects

Post by mdnava » Thu Feb 12, 2009 7:56 am

Careful with redirects, too many 302 redirects can get you penalized on search engines, especially Google.

If the move is permanent then you should use permanent 301 redirects:

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RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.b.com/$1 [R=301,L,QSA]
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