To create a url redirect with a simple php script.

  • Go into the directory where you want to place the redirect. (Normally your html folder)

cd /var/www/html

  • Create index.php file

touch index.php

  • Edit the file with whatever text editor you prefer. (I use nano, as i find it easier to use)

nano index.php

  • Use the script below. Of course change the URL to wherever you want it to go.

//\* This is this basic code needs for a url redirect \* //

header( 'Location:' ) ;


You will have to use the full URL, if you don’t the redirect will not work**

Once you have saved and exited, you will be able to browser to your domain and you will see that you have been redirected to Google UK

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