If you have a number of domain names with different extensions and you would like all of them to open the exact same website, you can have the website under one of them and redirect the rest. There are several ways to forward one Internet domain name to another, including the so-called domain parking. When your web hosting plan permits it, though, it shall be better if you host each of the domains and create a URL redirect, not a domain redirect. The main difference between the two is that while a domain is hosted, you can still have content for it, create subdomains, email addresses, etc., while with a parked domain you can't do any of these things. For instance, if you are building localized sites under several country-code Internet domain names, you shall be able to work on them, but at the same time, people shall be redirected to the primary site.
URL Redirector in Web Hosting
The Hepsia CP, which comes with our Linux web hosting plans, provides a URL redirection tool that will permit you to redirect any domain name or subdomain hosted inside your account to any URL - in your account or a third-party one. Creating a new redirection is quite easy - you must choose a domain/subdomain and then enter the URL it should be redirected to. You may also redirect a certain subfolder only. For example, if you have your-domain.com and your-domain.com/es, you could forward just the latter. The tool has advanced options for more tech-savvy users too, like the option to choose the redirection type - 301 (permanent redirection) or 302 (temporary redirection), the redirection method - direct or match, etc. If you no longer need a redirection, you'll be able to deactivate it with a click from the same exact section of the Control Panel.
URL Redirector in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server packages come with a very convenient tool that will provide you with an automated and simple way to forward any one of your domain names some other URL. While this is typically done by creating a special file inside the domain folder and by inputting specific content within it, our tool will enable you to choose a domain/subdomain from a drop-down list and to input the desired remote Internet address. Our system will do the rest and the redirection will be enabled in seconds. If you're more tech-savvy, you can pick a variety of more advanced options as well, most notably the redirection method (direct, match) and the redirection type (temporary, permanent). You may even redirect a specific folder rather than the root domain. You will be able to edit these settings anytime, and even to delete an existing redirection from the same exact section in which you have created it initially.