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Hi everybody! Hi Dr. Nick! (sorry couldn't resist the Simpsons reference).

I am interested in making our main college domain and www subdomain function as a redirection hub. I essentially want to create/purchase a redirect management application to easily manage redirects. There could be hundreds of redirects to manage but the beauty in the plan would be that we could move any of our domains or websites/applications but be able to keep their advertised URLs intact. 

I am interested in doing this using Apache and PHP if possible and have found some scripts that have some promise such as:

Of course we'd have to consider building in more security and possibly features. I just worry that they may not be robust enough for a college website. After all, almost all direct traffic would be funneled through this redirect service.

  • Are there any considerations I need to pay special attention to?
  • Are there any services or scripts that already do this that you recommend I could look into?

Thanks everyone!

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