How do I do a redirect from a yola site to another site hosted somewhere else

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How do I do a redirect from a yola site to another site hosted somewhere else
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danielle

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julie.bluejay

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While adding text, I've seen the blue "link" option situated in middle of the same tool bar as where one would bold or change font size, etc. So, highlight the word(s), website name, etc. that you want the new link to be associated with and click on the blue "link" button. A box will come up with your options. Click the radial button for "external link" and type in the web address you want your website to redirect to.
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danielle

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but i want the entire site to redirect when they type the domain into the browser address bar
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Andi North, Mangopear Media

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Hi Danielle,

Add this code to your index page of your Yola website.: (Without the <!--- and --->)

<!---

<meta HTTP-EQUIV="REFRESH" content="0; url=http://www.yourdomain.com/index.html">

--->

Change the url="change here" to whatever you want.

The Content=0 bit is how long after the page loads you want it to redirect.

If you are never going to edit the page again, use 0 otherwise, add a some nice text like "You are going to be re-directed to the new website" and use a a.value of 100. When you want to edit the page, remove the HTML widget with it in, edit the page and replace the code when you are finished.
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Brianna

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Thanks for helping out Danielle, Andi! We appreciate it!
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Andi North, Mangopear Media

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No problem!
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Naji Musa

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How did this work out for you? the meta tag does work, but because the time is 0, it doesn't give me enough time to save. Did you figure out how to solve this?
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Hi Najl,

You do have to be very quick to do this! Sometimes trying it in different browsers might help due to the various loading speeds. If you still have trouble trying to do this, let us know and perhaps we can also try for you.