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Destination URL

can we redirect that?

   
10:36 am on Sep 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Currently our destination url is http://www.example.com. Is it a TOS of violation if we set-up a mod rewrite redirect in htaccess to [example.com...] for this destination url? I don't feel like waiting days for a review if we change the add with the new url.
11:51 am on Sep 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

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destination url or display url?

the destination url (after redirect) should be on the same domain as the display url.
12:25 pm on Sep 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Currently our destination url is http://www.example.com. Is it a TOS of violation if we set-up a mod rewrite redirect in htaccess to [example.com...] for this destination url? I don't feel like waiting days for a review if we change the add with the new url.
1:23 pm on Sep 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

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http://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=175906 [support.google.com]:
The domain of your display URL must match the domain of your landing page URL (after any redirects).


in your case it appears the display url is http://www.example.com and the destination url is [example.com...]

same domain...
1:27 pm on Sep 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Thanks...
6:40 pm on Sep 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

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URL for root page of site ends with a trailing slash. Be sure to add it.
1:38 am on Oct 1, 2012 (gmt 0)



"The domain of your display URL must match the domain of your landing page URL (after any redirects)."

I wonder if framing is ok?

Eg I display lemons.com, I redirect to oranges.com but the url at the top still shows lemons.com?
2:14 pm on Oct 1, 2012 (gmt 0)

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don't do that, it won't end well.
4:09 pm on Oct 1, 2012 (gmt 0)

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It's the functional equivalent of a rewrite. No matter how you slice it, you're showing one thing on the page and a different thing in the address bar.

:: wondering if the OP ever got a full answer, since that question was not about domain (example.com) but about protocol (http vs. https) ::
7:15 pm on Oct 1, 2012 (gmt 0)

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the OP was answered in the 2nd and 4th posts.

the answer to snoopy1122's post is - no framing like that is not ok.
the destination url has a different domain than the display url.