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Jack Smith
10-17-2003, 10:17 AM
I just purchased a desired domain name,(buckstove.com) instead of creating an entire new site I have a redirect from my host. This is cheap, but is it as effective as another url that automatically redirects to my existing site (servicesales.com)? Is this the way to go? I have little experience and need help.

10-17-2003, 02:58 PM
Well, it depends on what you want the other URL for. If you want it to get listed in search engines, the redirect is better than just having it point to your main site (though just a one page redirect isn't great for those purposes). If you just wanted to save that domain name, I would just point it to the same site as it will save visitors a click and page load. I personally think buckstove.com is a much better domain than servicesales.com. It specifies a type of product where as servicesales.com could be just about anything.

11-08-2003, 10:39 PM
I know three opportunities.
It is possible with META tag and with JavaScript, or you can edit a file of .htaccess.

<meta http-equiv="refresh" count="0" url="http://servicesales.com/" />


<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">