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How to Set Up a Website Redirect in DirectAdmin

Oct 14, 2021

How to Set Up a Website Redirect in DirectAdmin

Follow these steps to set up a website redirect in DirectAdmin:

1. Log in to your DirectAdmin account. For instructions on how to log in to your DirectAdmin account, please click here.

2. Once logged in, under Account Manager, click on the Site Redirection icon. Screenshot: Account Manager Section of the Control Panel

3. Click the Create New Redirect button.
Screenshot: 'Create New Redirect' Button

4. Fill in the following fields:

Local URL Path
The location of the website files within your File Manager. (The domain is prefilled, you will only need to edit this if the website files/page is in another directory.)

Redirect Type
301 — Permanent — When a website has changed its name, you can redirect users to the new domain name or permanently redirect a specific web page to another web page.
302 — Temporary — When building/updating websites, this will temporarily redirect clients to another web page while the current web page is built/updated.

Destination URL
The location of the new web page that you want the site redirected to. Screenshot: Form to Set Up Your Website Redirect

5. Once the form is filled in, click the Create button.
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