The Web Redirect (WR) record (also known as URL redirect or HTTP forwarding) allows you to redirect the requests for http://yourdomain.com to http://anotherdomain.com. It is a common technique for making a web page available under more than one URL address.
The WR record has the following look
Why do you need a Web redirect record?
Web Redirects are used for various reasons:
- To allow multiple domain names belonging to the same owner to refer to a single website
- To prevent broken links when web pages are moved
- To forward your customers to another domain of yours if your site is temporarily or permanently not reachable
- For URL shortening