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Hello,

 I would like to move my existing site to a new domain. I need a 301 permanent move for all urls to new corresponding urls.


 www.old-domain.com/forum/{some-url}

under folder all urls will be directed to

 www.new-domain.com/{some-url}


AND

www.old-domain.com/portal/{some-url}

to

www.new-domain.com/portal/{some-url}



How should we write that htaccess file to achive this result?
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Just place the .htaccess file inside the directory of  forum of olddomain (  www.old-domain.com/forum/ ) with the following contents.

Redirect 301 /forum  www.new-domain.com/{some-url}

For www.old-domain.com/portal/{some-url} , place .htaccess with the following content inside the directory portal.

Redirect 301 /portal www.new-domain.com/portal/{some-url}

Let me know if you face any difficulty.
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by:mescalin
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Hello,

 Thank you for the reply but {some url} part is also important because i have 200k pages and when user hits any url in the old domain it should write exact same url for the new domain. I wont write {some url} it should generate it. is it possible?
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Assuming the folders and files are as they were on the old server then this should transfer every request to the new server:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.new-domain.com/$1 [R=301,L]

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Sorry for my late reply. I was away. Glad to know the rewrite rule works fine for you.

Cheers!!!
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RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule ^www.old-domain.com/(.*)$ www.new-domain/$1 [R=301,L]

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