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Page fetch failed / redirect error

Hi, this is my first time using Netlify as a host, and most things are working but I have 2 concerns:

How do I direct all traffic to the custom domain. I can currently access my app through both https://n7-ipsum.scho.work AND n7-ipsum.netlify.app. Is there any way to redirect the latter to the former without creating some kind of endless loop?

Also I can’t seem to index my site on Google. It is returning ‘Page Fetch: Failed: Redirect error’. I haven’t seen this on prior hosts so not sure what it means.

Any help would be appreciated!

hi there,

welcome to netlify! how have you set up https://n7-ipsum.scho.work to point to n7-ipsum.netlify.app?

if you followed the steps outlined here:

then your site will stay reachable under both addresses, but we automatically forward things appropriately by default.

As far as the google error goes - it sounds related, and sounds like something isn’t set up quite right. Check your settings, and i bet we can make the error go away.

Yes, I followed the guide and it is set up as you suggested, with the site being reachable with both. I just thought it was strange to have 2 versions of the site accessible from different URLs. But I’ve just seen this : “By default, your site is always accessible via a Netlify subdomain based on the site name.” in the DNS settings, so it seems like what I’m asking for isn’t possible! Never mind then :slight_smile:

Google just successfully crawled the site, so it must have been a temporary error before.

Thanks anyway !

@scho Welcome to the Netlify community.

The way I’ve always handled this in the past is with an explicit instruction in my _redirects file.