If I buy a domain name, will users be automatically redirected from the old url to the new url?

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I'm using the free URL, the one with the added "yolasite" in it. If I were to buy a domain in order to get the "yolasite" out of my current url, would users be redirected to the new URL if they were to type in the old URL?
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Hello stevehbin

If your site is already published to a Yola subdomain, you can easily purchase your own domain when you click on 'Update my Site'. The subdomain will automatically redirect to your new address (www.example.com). This way, you won't lose the value of any links or visitors that only know your old location and they'll see your new domain.

Please click here for more information on this issue: Purchasing a custom domain if I have already published my site.