What is URL forwarding and how does it work?

URL Forwarding (sometimes known as URL Redirection) is a technique which can be used to redirect a domain to another URL which is either too long or too hard to remember for a web user.

When you set up the URL forwarding option for a domain in Namecheap, it redirects anyone who visits your website to the proper location of your web server, in order to access the web site files.

You can check the URL forwarding setup instruction in this article.

Comments

Comments

Support requests, bug reports, and off-topic comments will be deleted without warning.

Please do post corrections or additional information/ pointers for this article below. We aim to quickly move corrections into the documentation. Also, your comments may take some time to appear.

If you need specific help with your account, please contact Support

   
close
Left side occasional ads will now show here with an option to close and don't show again.

Need help? We're always here for you.

× Close