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Part move domain name, keep emails

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by MarkPW, Jul 7, 2015.

  1. MarkPW

    MarkPW Member

    Jun 8, 2003
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    I want to move/301 redirect all urls, including subdomains on to, but prevent everything in from redirecting. I also want to keep email accounts active and working.

    My plan is to keep the primary URL in WHM as and add as a parked/alias domain name, and assuming both domains use the same root directory, add rewrite rules to htaccess to 301 any request for olddomain to newdomain except I also have 2 subdomains I want to redirect, 1 of which uses document root /home/olddomain/public_html/forum/ and the other /home/olddomain/public_html/.

    My question is will this work or is there a better way in cPanel/WHM to achieve this? Will parking work with the subdomains and their respective document roots?

    Thanks for any help.
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager Staff Member

    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    The method you described should work, depending on which Mod_Rewrite rules you add to the .htaccess file. You can add subdomains associated with the parked domain names. Documentation on parked domain names is available at:

    cPanel - Parked Domains

    Thank you.
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