HostMonster Web Hosting Help

PHP Redirect


How do I redirect users to another page using PHP?


Redirection in PHP can be done using the header() function. To setup a simple redirect, simply create an index.php file in the directory you wish to redirect from with the following content:
        < ?php header("Location:"); >
Where '' is the URL you wish the users to be redirected too. This can also be a file, like so:
        <?php header("Location: anotherDirectory/anotherFile.php"); ?>
Files can be of anytime including but not limited to HTML, python, php, cgi, perl, and compiled cgi programs.
Knowledgebase Article 94,601 views bookmark tags: header php redirect redirects (updated 1694 days ago)

Was this resource helpful?

Did this resolve your issue?

Please add any other comments or suggestions about this content:

Recommended Help Content

Redirects allow you to make a specific web page redirect to another page and display the contents of that page. Learn how to setup a Permanent (301 or Termporary (302) redirects. (updated 1281 days ago)
Video "How-to" Tutorial 253,538 views tags: cpanel cpanelutilities domain forward redirect

The redirection of or index.html to redirects it to In other words, (updated 481 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 707,111 views tags: htaccess messing mod php redirect redirects rewrite variable variables

How do I create a redirect? (updated 58 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 238,502 views tags: htaccess redirect redirects

Related Help Content

If suddenly when you go to your page, you get nothing on the page. You can still get HTML to display, just not PHP. To serve HTML pages to browsers, we don't associate the Apache processes with your 2 (updated 2071 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 61,539 views tags: page php

How do I view the php information page? (updated 391 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 72,152 views tags: php phpinfo

When creating a symlink to a php page, I get a 500 error. I am able to use symlinks to other files and folders fine. (updated 1813 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 54,549 views tags: link php

How do I perform a URL redirect/rewrite using the .htaccess file? (updated 84 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 657,323 views tags: htaccess redirect rewrite url

Why do scripted e-mails come from &lt; &gt; when I have specified otherwise? (updated 1140 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 212,285 views tags: email forms header php script scripted sendmail

PHP vs PHP single php.ini vs PHP with FastCGI (updated 1103 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 141,378 views tags: configuration php server

How do I display the Internet email header? (updated 419 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 214,837 views tags: email header mail

How do I change the PHP environment for my site with php.ini? (updated 393 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 367,387 views tags: configuration php server