TAG: redirect

How to Edit a .htaccess File

Please note that editing .htaccess files is very unforgiving. Even the slightest mistake can cause your site to display content incorrectly or not at all. When editing your .htaccess file, always make a backup copy so you can get back to a working configuration if something goes wrong. Linux systems are case sensitive, even the…

Set a Temporary (302) Redirect Using .htaccess

There are two types of redirects, a permanent and temporary redirect. We will be taking a look at temporary redirects. If you’d like to learn how to utilize a permanent redirect, please consult our guide which covers this in detail: Set a permanent (301) redirect using .htaccess How do I create a temporary redirect? The first…

Redirect to Use the SSL Connection (https)

Using an SSL to encrypt the connection to your site not only makes visitors feel more at ease, but should also give you some peace of mind knowing that this encryption is in place. But how do you ensure that a visitor will always use the SSL connection for your site? The answer is by…

Redirect a Subdomain Using .htaccess

A subdomain is defined as a domain that is a part or an extension of a main domain. Subdomain’s can be anything from the commonly used www to something very specific such as docs.google.com. Generally you’d define where a subdomain points or uses as its web root by setting its virtual host entry accordingly, however…

How to Create a Redirect in Virtualmin

Virtualmin is a Webmin module that is typically used to manage multiple virtual hosts through a single interface, similar to cPanel. It supports multiple functions such as creating/managing Apache virtual hosts, MySQL database creation/management, generating DNS zones, managing mailboxes, and much more. Like cPanel you can also manage the redirection of URL’s that are associated…

404 Error Page not Found

What causes a 404 error page not found? The most common cause for a 404 error is the page has been taken down or moved to a new URL – it’s simply a dead link. But there are other circumstances that could lead to 404 errors, as well. The URL of the link you’re trying…