Redirect to

This tutorial covers redirecting to when using Cloudflare, to do the opposite, please see Redirect to

You should replace all instances of in the screenshots with your domain.

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

The * means it will forward all pages and the $1 will keep the path, i.e. if you typed in, you would be redirected to

Note: If you have HSTS enabled
If your domain is on the HSTS Preload List, a requirement of this is that your domain redirects to before redirecting to www. This can be solved by setting the match URL to* and ensuring that Always Use HTTPS is enabled. This means the redirects will be: -> ->
rather than ->
and therefore satisfy the requirements for your domain to be preloaded.

Thanks for the report of this in this thread.

Introduction to redirecting with page rules video

Tutorial Reference: CT-27

Reviewed: 05/20

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