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How to Use 301 .htaccess Redirect?

To create a .htaccess file, open notepad, name and save the file as .htaccess (there is no extension).

If you already have a .htaccess file on your server, download it to your  desktop for editing.

Place this code in your .htaccess file and Save the .htaccess file and Upload this file to the root folder of your server.

If you want to redirect old page name to new page name. Do following.

Redirect 301 /oldpage.html http://www.you.com/newpage.html

Other ways to implement the 301 Redirect:

To redirect ALL files on your domain use this in your .htaccess file if you are on a unix web server:

redirectMatch 301 ^(.*)$ http://www.domain.com
redirectMatch permanent ^(.*)$ http://www.domain.com

Redirect Domain with WWW.

If you need to redirect http://example.com to http://www.example.com and you’ve got mod_rewrite enabled on your server you can put this in your .htaccess file:

Options +FollowSymLinks
RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example\.com
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.example.com/$1 [R=permanent,L]

Or you can use this one too:

Options +FollowSymLinks
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domain\.com$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.domain.com/$1 [R=301,L]

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