January 11, 2005
How to redirect after changing your domain name

For people arriving searching for "how to redirect after changing domain name", my advice is largely unchanged from when I wrote my piece on website strategies when changing company names: Use a proper HTTP redirect where possible for website visitors (humans and robots). Forward your employee's mail for a long time (imagine a potential customer digging out an old business card with emails in the old domain on it - you want these emails to arrive!)

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Just be careful not to use the same re-direct function to push visitors from a search engine optimized landing page to your home page etc. Search Engines frown at this.

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Posted by: Ringtone on January 14, 2005 04:57 PM
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