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A site currently exists at

I need to setup a (wordpress) blog at, but on a separate server (with a domain something like The site visitors should only see the URL.


User sees                     Target URL
-----------------------       ---------------------               ->           -> ->

This is all do-able using some (a) rewrite rule(s), I'm assuming ?

Does the fact that the blog content will be accessible via 2 completely different URLs cause any problems (especially SEO) ? Is it possible (and desirable), to block access via the URL ?

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This is accomplishable using a simple Apache redirect (don't even need rewrite).

Redirect permanent /blog

And yes, having the same site accessible via two domains will cause SEO problems.

Now, I don't know what access you have to the various components, but you could also accomplish similar stuff with DNS by e.g. CNAMING to and adding a vhost.

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