What is Redirection?
Redirection is the process of redirecting one website to another website without losing any data. Suppose you want to redirect fb.com to facebook.com then it will automatically redirect to facebook.com and it will also work on all the sub pages, categories and posts like fb.com/signup to facebook.com/signup.
Types of Redirection:
There are two types of redirection
- 301 Redirection:
- 302 Redirection
302 redirection is the domain redirect, and it was used for temporary redirection purpose. It was mostly preferred to redirect some other site while you build your permanent new website.
Which one is the best among 301 and 302 redirection
301 domain redirect was best, and it will give link juice of your old site, and it was SEO friendly. 302 domain redirect was only used for the temporary purpose. If you want to redirect permanently, then 301 redirection was best.
How to keep 301 redirections very easily.
Follow the below steps to keep your 301 domain redirect
Step 1: Go to GoDaddy website click here
Step 2: Login to your account
Step 3: After signing in go to Visit my Account on top
Step 4: After that you observe domains. Click on the Manage button
Step 5: Select your domain that you want to redirect and click on the small icon that can be there on the right side.
Step 6: After that, you will be notified several options select the forward from that options.
Step 7: Click on the Add one new.
Step 8: Fill the domain or the required path that you want to be redirected (destination).
You can also mask your destination website by changing forward settings from forward only option to Forward and Masking.
Step 9: Wait for 10-15 minutes and check your website.
Thanks for reading our article about how to 301 redirect your site but this method is applicable only for Godaddy users and another way to do it is htaccess. If you were having any doubts regarding this, you could ask us in comment session.