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301 Redirect with web.config.

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I have moved my site to a different server and I have change the domain name. I want to preserve my rankings for the old site.  I have read numerous posts on setting up this 301 redirect. My question is, since there are many pages already indexed in Google and other engines from my former domain, do I need to have a webpage for each one of those pages showing a 301 redirect? Or, can just the home page of the site have this?

If all I do is put up default.aspx and put this in web.config:

<location path="test.htm">
      <httpRedirect enabled="true" destination="http://www.mynewdomain.com" exactDestination="true" childOnly="true" httpResponseStatus="Permanent" />

 Private Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load

        'Put user code to initialize the page here 

        Response.Status = "301 Moved Permanently"

        Response.AddHeader("Location", "http://www.mynewdomaincom")

    End Sub

Is that all I need to do for my old domain? It would seem not, since if anyone were to click on a link from a page indexed in Google from my old domain, it will take the user to a page not found error page. I assume that th

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