A client recently requested information on how to redirect only the homepage of their website, while leaving archive pages in place. After some research, the solution was found to be utilizing a RedirectMatch in the website’s .htaccess file.
A 301 redirect is not suitable for this task as it would redirect the entire site. The following code will redirect the homepage to google.com, while leaving other pages and archives accessible to visitors:
RedirectMatch ^/$ http://google.com
This technique may be useful for various reasons and we hope it will assist others in similar situations.
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