[Techtalk] Moving Websites: 301 Redirect

Gayathri Swaminathan gayathri.swa at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 15:33:47 UTC 2010

Hi Sue,

You are right on using Apache mod_rewrite and doing a 301 redirect.

Here's a nice article that explains how to accomplish this:

Under reference you will see guide for Rewrite:

To accomplish specific page level redirects need to use RewriteRule and

Write us if the article or document does not help.


On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 8:19 AM, Sue Stones <susanstones at bigpond.com> wrote:

> I have rewritten a website and have moved it to a different domain - well
> at least that is what I am trying to do.  It sounded easy enough to set up a
> 301 redirect, but I haven't found any tutorials that explain it simply in
> the depth that I need.  For SEO reasons I need to redirect each page to the
> most similar page, and I can't work it out.  I can redirect the home page
> but am not getting beyond that.
> Here is one page that I want to move:
> http://redcockatooaustralia.com.au/artists.php#artsec
> To:
> http://www.redcockatooaustralia.com/artists/elly-chatfield/
> Any ideas how I would do this?
> Sue
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