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How to Redirect Domains in Apache but keep vanity URL in original domain

Posted on 2011-03-14
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Hi

I would like to redirect a domain like so:

www.originaldomain.com to
www.newdomain.com/loginpage.jsp

I would like the url "www.originaldomain.com" to still be visible in the address bar, not the new domain. Is this possible with Apache or PHP?

Thanks!
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Question by:jckuffner
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by:Bruce Smith
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Just off first glance since it's in the PHP zone, if you're keeping the old domain anyways, put the following code on the very first line of the old domain's root folder's index.php file:
 
<?php header('location: http://www.newdomain/loginpage.jsp'); ?>

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by:jckuffner
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Thanks, but this does not resolve the issue I'm concerned with, which is:

I would like the url "www.originaldomain.com" to still be visible in the address bar, NOT the new domain address.
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Bruce Smith earned 125 total points
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Ohhh, I see. Put this in the head of your index on the old server:

<frameset rows="100%,*" border="0">
  <frame src="http://www.newserver.com/loginpage.jsp" frameborder="0" />
  <frame frameborder="0" noresize />
</frameset>

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by:jckuffner
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Thanks a lot for your help, this resolves my issue.
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by:Bruce Smith
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Cheers, glad to help.
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