What does this code do RedirectMatch ^/$ ?

This code will redirect the home page of the website from its root URL / to https://www.hostrooster.com using a mod_alias RedirectMatch directive.

The RedirectMatch directive allows you to perform URL redirection based on regular expressions. In this case, the regular expression ^/$ matches the root URL (i.e. the home page) of the website, and the RedirectMatch directive redirects all requests that match this pattern to https://www.hostrooster.com.

The code performs a temporary (302) redirect by default, but you can change the status code to a permanent (301) redirect by adding the R=301 flag, like this:

RedirectMatch 301 ^/$ https://www.hostrooster.com

This code assumes that your .htaccess file is in the root directory of the website. If it is located elsewhere, you may need to adjust the code accordingly.


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