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Can I use my own domain name with a Lead Page?

Yes, using a re-direct feature. You can purchase a domain name at a place like www.GoDaddy.com and set it up within your domain manager to forward to your lead page. Once you have created and saved a Lead Page Generator page, under TOOLS >> LEAD PAGE GENERATOR, you will see the URL. Copy and paste this into your Domain Manager's (i.e. GoDaddy account) forwarding feature.

Domain forwarding lets you automatically direct your domain's visitors to a different website. 

Masking prevents visitors from seeing your domain forwarding by keeping your domain name in the Web browser's address bar. 

Here is how you word forward or mask the domain name. This is actually a function of your Domain Registrant service and not Traffic Geyser. This example shows how to do this from GoDaddy. To learn how to do this using some other service please refer to their help material or support. 

Log into GoDaddy and display your registered domain names and select the one you want to use for forwarding. 

Look for the link to manage your forwarding status.

Put in the URL you want your domain name to be forwarded to and select "Advanced Options."

If you just want to forward the domain then you can just click on "OK" and your done. However if you wish to mask it you would select "Forward with Masking."

Put in your metadata (title, description, and tags) and hit OK.

It may take several minutes to several hours for the change to take effect.

 

Redirect from a subfolder of a website you are hosting.

Most hosting services give you the ability to redirect someone to another page build into their service. You can ask them if this is something they do. 

If not here is one way you can make it appear as if a page is under a folder that you are hosting yourself when you really are not.

First you need to create a folder underneath your domain URL from your hosting service. In this example we are going to use a folder called "free." 

If you are unsure how to do this please contact your hosting service for instructions. 

The full URL we are going to create is: http://www.BestStuffToGet.com/free

Next you need to create a file. The easiest way to do this if you do not have your own HTML editor is to open a text editor like Windows Notepad and type in the following: 

Save the file with the name: "index.html" and copy it into your folder. 

Now whenever anyone types in "http://www.BestStuffToGet.com/free" they will automatically be forwarded to "http://www.SiteProWeb.com/beststufftoget"

Beware: The server your website resides on depending on its Operating System may be case sensitive with the folder names. So it would not read "http://www.BestStuffToGet.com/free" as being the same as "http://www.BestStuffToGet.com/Free", or "http://www.BestStuffToGet.com/FREE."

One work around to this is simply create different directories with all the variations and copy the same redirect file to it.

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