How to Set Up a URL Redirect in cPanel

Lets say you need to redirect visitors of your website from a source URL to a target URL

We are gonna show you how to create a URL redirect from your cPanel account, in this case with a paper_lantern theme.

You will login into your cPanel and find the Domains section.

In the Domains section click Redirect.

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Now you can select the type of redirect you want, be it temporary or permanent redirect.

A permanent redirect will be cached and search engines spiders will follow a permanent redirect.

A temporary redirect will remain until you disable it. Browsers do not cache a temporary redirect.

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After entering the target “redirects to” as a full URL, including protocol (ex. “http://”) click the Wild Card Redirect. The Wild Card Redirect will redirect all files from a location to the same filename at the redirected location.

Click the Add button and you are done.

You have succesfully created a URL redirect.

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