How to Redirect a Domain on Namecheap (2023)

Are you looking to redirect a domain on Namecheap but not sure where to start? Redirecting a domain can be a useful tool for website owners who want to point their visitors to a new location, whether it’s a different website, a specific page, or even a social media profile. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process of redirecting a domain on Namecheap in 2023, step by step.

Before we dive into the steps, let’s first understand what domain redirection is and why it’s important. Domain redirection is the process of forwarding one domain to another. This can be helpful in several scenarios, such as when you have rebranded your website, changed your domain name, or want to direct traffic from an old domain to a new one. By setting up a redirect, you ensure that visitors who type in the old domain will automatically be sent to the new one, preserving your SEO rankings and user experience.

Now, let’s get started with the steps to redirect a domain on Namecheap:

Step 1: Log in to your Namecheap account
The first step is to log in to your Namecheap account. If you don’t have an account yet, you’ll need to create one. Once you’re logged in, you’ll see a list of your domains in the dashboard.

Step 2: Select the domain you want to redirect
From your list of domains, select the domain that you want to redirect. Click on the “Manage” button next to the domain to access its settings.

Step 3: Access the domain’s Advanced DNS settings
In the domain management dashboard, look for the “Advanced DNS” tab or a similar option that allows you to edit the domain’s DNS settings. Click on this tab to access the Advanced DNS settings.

Step 4: Set up the redirection
In the Advanced DNS settings, you will see various records such as A, CNAME, MX, TXT, etc. To set up a domain redirect, you’ll need to create a new URL Redirect record. Look for an option like “URL Redirect” or “Redirect Domain” and click on it to add a new record.

Step 5: Configure the redirection settings
In the URL Redirect settings, you’ll need to enter the following information:
– Source URL: Enter the domain or subdomain you want to redirect (e.g.,
– Destination URL: Enter the URL where you want the traffic to be redirected (e.g

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