How to create a PHP redirect

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 to 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

  1. In the .php file, add the following line of code:
    <?php header("Location:"); ?>

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.

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