There are several ways to redirect a URL. This is useful for those looking to redirect requests from their main domain to another directory under that domain. For example, such as directing requests for example.com to example.com/blog. This can be done using an .htaccess file. However, it's also possible to redirect using PHP.
This article gives you a quick example of how to create a redirect using PHP.
Creating a simple redirect in PHP
- In the .php file, add the following line of code:
<?php header("Location: http://www.example.com/blog"); ?>
Remember to change the sample URL to the URL you would like the site to forward.
You'll then have a simple and quick redirection that you can use to seamlessly redirect an HTTP request to any URL.