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How do I create a 'cloaked' web forwarder?

Last updated: January 17, 2019

If you want to ‘mask’ a URL (so that people access www.yoursite.com but see the content of www.anothersite.com) you can create a ‘cloaked’ forwarder using our Web/Email Forwarding service.

Any domain name that has been registered or transferred to us is provided with Free DNS hosting (with web/email forwarding) that can be set up through MyZuver.

  1. Log into your MyZuver account
  2. Click ‘Domain Management’ on the left, then select ‘Manage’ in the dropdown menu
  3. Click the ‘+’ next to your domain name
  4. Select ‘Manage DNS’ in the Domain Management dropdown menu
  5. If it’s not already selected, click on ‘Web/Email Forwarding’
  6. Click ‘Add Forwarder’ next to Web Forwarding
  7. Select the first option, ‘Cloak’
  8. Add in the cloak forwarder details, being the site you’d like your domain to ‘cloak’ to.

Please note: Any existing DNS settings / nameservers / records set on the domain level will be removed when you switch to this option so it is heavily recommended to contact our support team if you’re unsure of what this means. If you select this option with active DNS, your email and website WILL cease to stop working.

The details you’d want to add are listed below.

  • Source Address: http://(your domain will already be listed so you don’t need to type it in here)
  • Destination Address: (this is the page you want to show when people access your site)
  • Page Title: (this is what you want to show browsers)
  • Meta Description: (when people search for your site in Google, what do you want to show?)
  • Meta Keywords: (what keywords do you want Google to link to your site?)

Lastly, click Add Forwarder again, next to ‘Web Forwarding’. Complete steps 6, 7 & 8 again, but this time in the source address make sure to put http://www — this ensures that people accessing www.yoursite.com and just yoursite.com will be sent to the right page.

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