Redirecting your domain name to another domain is quite simple. But it may seem to be really difficult for people who don’t know how to redirect a domain to another domain or have little knowledge about domain redirections.
Here is a tutorial to make you understand how to do it and what are difficulties you may face while trying to redirect a domain to a different domain.
What is Redirection of a Domain?
Redirection is simply moving your website visitors from one URL to another. Suppose you have a website at http://mywebsite.com. Now you don’t want to use this domain name anymore. You have started using a completely different domain which is http://example.com.
Now what about the visitors who visit your website using the previous URL which is http://mywebsite.com. They won’t have anything to see as you have started using a different domain ( http://example.com ).
It is surely not a good idea to leave visitors of your previous domain. The only way to keep this visitors is by redirecting them automatically to your new domain name. It means that when anyone enters your website using your previous URL, they will be automatically redirected to your new domain name and you will not loose your previous visitors. [Read more…]