Web Forwarding from to googlepages

Posted on 2007-07-25
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
Hi All,

I have just purchased from for a charity. I have also created a Google page which I now want to domain to be redirected to (with URL masking).

The problem is this, when I redirect to the Google page ( requires all forwarding urls to end in a slash or to point at specific files. However comes back with a 404 Error page.

Does anyone know how to either get around this, or the specific file's url which represents my Google page?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Question by:acrxx
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    by:Julian Matz

    There's a much better way to do this. URL masking is not very good.

    If you log in to your Google account, and go to Web Pages and settings, there should be a feature where you can change the URL. To use, type in this address, and then follow the instructions to create a CNAME record at your domain registrar or wherever you manage your DNS records.

    Let me know if you need more infos...
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    If the "Change URL" feature isn't available in your Google account, you might need to register for a free Google Apps account first...

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