Deprecated - Redirecting One Domain to Another

This tutorial is deprecated in favour of Single Redirects — Example rules · Cloudflare Rules docs


This tutorial covers redirecting one domain to another. For this, we will be redirecting to

The following settings need to be configured under the domain you are redirecting from, in this example, this is

Step 1, The DNS Record:
The first thing you will need is a DNS record for @, www and any other subdomains you want to redirect, set to :orange:. This can point to any IP address as the redirection page rule will execute first. I would recommend pointing them to , a dummy IP.

Step 2, The Page Rule:
The second step is the page rule that will perform the redirect. You should add one like this:

This page rule will redirect as per the following examples: > > > >

Should the domain you are redirecting to be served on www, you can add www to the URL at the bottom of the page rule.

Note about redirect types: This tutorial shows a 302 Temporary Redirect, I would recommend starting with this and checking it functions as required. Then if you intend to keep the new location permananely, switch to a 301 Permanent redirect.

Introduction to redirecting with page rules video

Tutorial Reference: CT-29

Reviewed: 08/21

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