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  • We have a multisite set up with subdomains. Without the www.

    Our old URL was (no www)
    Our new URL is (no www)

    Problem: and redirect to

    1. Redirect on old server to on new server without ending up at /wp-signup.php
    2. Redirect specific urls like to new urls like without ending up at /wp-signup.php

    Related Info:
    New site at and all subdomains work great! There’s only an issue with redirecting from the old domain.

    We created a parked domain for the old URL ( within the cPanel account for the new url ( and the DNS for the domain is set to the new server where sits. Therefore, redirects to Almost.
    Instead of redirecting cleanly from the old homepage to the new homepage, redirects to which looks really bad.

    So, I know that I can use the NOBLOGREDIRECT in wp-config but it seems to override any specific url redirects that I create. For example, I want to redirect to I set up these redirects in the cPanel which in turn created a htaccess file with the list of redirects.

    All sites and subsites have the slash in the database (I’m referring to this ticket:

    Thanks for your help!!

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  • Aaand now it’s working.

    Here’s what we did in case this happens to you.
    We changed the old domain to an addon domain instead of parked domain.

    However, was still redirecting to even though no redirects were set up.

    Then, got in touch with our webhost and turns out Apache needed to be restarted!!

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