Redirect to custom landing pages based on http referer

Francis Daly francis at
Thu Jun 5 07:35:47 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 03:15:26AM -0400, justink101 wrote:

Hi there,

> Is it possible using nginx to essentially look at the http referer header,
> and if its set to a specific value, and the page is index.html or /,
> redirect to a custom landing page.


With a few other assumptions:

  location = /index.html {
    if ($http_referer ~* (www.)? {
      return 301 /our-amazon-landing-page.html;

That doesn't scale much beyond one match; if you need that, use a "map".

Francis Daly        francis at

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