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Any good CHEAP url redirect host?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by BlackSeng, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. BlackSeng

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    Yeah, I have registered an url.

    I'm now looking for a cheap url redirect host to register a few other urls that to redirect to my primary url.

    Any recommendations?
     
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    Anyone?
     
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    What exactly do you mean by a "url redirect host" ?
     
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    I mean a webhost that provides URL forwarding.
     
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    Where did you get your domain from - can they not do URL forwarding?
    I use Namecheap and know they do for example.

    As for hosts - anyone, just put a PHP script with a header redirect or a meta refresh and there you have it, quick and easy redirection.

    If you want it even easier get a cPanel host - you can do redirects from the control panel then
     
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    Thanks fatboy.

    I just checked NameCheap.

    Is the $9.69 a one-time registration fee or a yearly fee?
     
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    Domains are always a yearly fee. (Unless you pay for extra years up front, that is.)
     
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    its yearly on com etc - use the coupon INTERFACE to make it 8.81.
    Don't forget to click the free SSL cert link at the checkout as well.
     
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    Thanks guys! I'm off to register a few now :p
     
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    But with this method you can only create one redirect per domain, if you find the right hosting and host these domains there and put a URL shortening/URL redirection script, you can create multiple redirect URLs to the main domain.

    I am currently looking for such a hosting company which is tolerant to allowing hosting of such redirect domains and will ignore complains, let me know if you know of anything like that.