Domain Redirection work
If you have a free website with your current ISP such as:
http://www.someisp.com.au/~mywebsite and you have a
registered Domain Name you.com.au, you can redirect visitors who type
in www.you.com.au to go to your current web site at:
Our redirection methods will display www.you.com.au
in the browser address line.
Cheap alternative to web hosting
Forwarding is immediate, so your
visitors won't experience any additional loading time to your
website. Web redirection does not "cancel" the
old address of your website either. You can still access your
page with the old address (URL) or by entering your domain name.
You will also FTP new pages the same way as you currently do. You
will save heaps on web hosting charges by using the free site with
See an Example
We must however Register the Domain
for you, or if it is already registered, re-delegate it to our
Name Servers as follows:
Name Server: ns1.aust1.com
Secondary Name Server: ns2.aust1.com
How does Domain to IP Pointing works
You can use Domain to IP Pointing if your website has a static IP
address associated with it. When someone looks for you on the Web
by entering http://www, followed by your domain name,
Domain Pointing sends them to the IP address you have specified.
This could be any website on the Internet. You can point your
domain to any site with its own IP address, or you can run your
own web server with a static IP.
Pointing or Domain Forwarding?
Domain to IP Pointing is used to send visitors to a website with a fixed
IP address. If the address of your site is a subdirectory of another domain, you should choose
Website Redirection to direct people to your site. If you have
your own server, or a static IP on someone else's server which
resolves to your directory, you can use IP pointing.
Subdirectories look something like
IP Addresses look something like this: 126.96.36.199