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301 Redirects at Domain Level

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turbonostics

New Member
Hi all,

Firstly, I'm new to this forum, so thank you for having me.

I've started a blog and it's got around 10 articles. There's not many pages and I'm going to change the URL path.

However, I started with the domain: your-domain.com and yesterday: yourdomain.com was available, so I bought it.

As the site, is 8 weeks odd, in the short term it shouldn't have much impact on the rankings, as everything is on page 10.

My question is:

Is there a quicker way of doing domain level redirect in .htaccess?

Eg.

If: your-domain.com/blog-post can change to : yourdomain.com/blog-post

The old school way is redirect every single page. However, I'm looking for the page to be lightning fast, so if I can reduce the number of 301's that'll be smashing.

Thanks in advance

James
 
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Subhodip

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If you are changing your domain from "your-domain.com" to "yourdomain.com" then you should use 301 redirections. Otherwise, you can mark your website "yourdomain.com" as canonical of website "your-domain.com". These are very common and popular techniques. Search in Google for more information.
 
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turbonostics

New Member
Hi all.

Thanks I've got it sorted. I can't show the .htaccess code as I need to post 20 times, as the system thinks I'm sending URLs.


My hosting company were very useful.

Thanks all.
 
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