HostGator How to add a redirect – HostGator Tutorial

Step by Step Guide for adding a redirect

In this video we describe step by step process for adding a redirect with Hostgator Hosting account.

Step 1. Login to your cPanel by accessing at yourdomain.com/cpanel

Step 2. Enter user name and password

Step 3. To add a redirect, click on the Redirects icon from the Domains box of your cPanel

Step 4. Leave the setting as 301 redirect, as this is preferred by search engines.

Step 5. Select the appropriate domain name from the drop-down.

Step 6. In the subsequent blank, enter an optional path and file name

(e.g.       blog)

Step 7. In the redirects to entry, enter the full URL for the redirect target; include http:// or https:// (e.g. http://yourdomain.com/new blog)

Step 8. Click the Add button and you are done.

Step 9. Congratulations, when someone types the exact name you specified, they will be redirected to the target site you specified.

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