A secondary domain on the Flywheel dashboard is any domain added to a site that is not designated as the primary domain. Any secondary domains you add to Flywheel will automatically redirect to the primary domain.
All domains active on a Flywheel site can be found on the Domains list on the Overview tab of the site’s Flywheel dashboard. Your site’s primary domain is indicated by the green Primary tag. The term secondary domain applies to all other domains that are not set to primary.
On Flywheel, secondary domains automatically redirect to the primary domain. You can add as many secondary domains as you’d like to the domains list, and each of them will redirect to the primary domain via 301 redirect.
This also applies to the entire URL path. For example,
secondarydomain.com/blog would redirect to
Say you’ve gone through a rebrand, changed business names, or just want to have some variety in domain choices. Adding those domains as secondary would ensure visitors end up at the correct primary domain.
hostingonfleek.com will automatically redirect to
getflywheel.com (It really does, give it a try!). This is because
hostingonfleek.com is setup as a secondary domain in our domains list and our primary domain is set to
To cover your secondary domains with a free SSL certificate, follow the steps in this help article.
If you have any questions our Happiness Engineers are here to help!
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