Bill Moseley wrote:
> > <META HTTP-EQUIV="Refresh" CONTENT="1;
> Ouch! You have two one second browser redirects just to get to that one page.
Hmm, (excuse my pet peeve ;) I'd agree with Bill that this is an
administration problem more than a spider problem... Although, I would
never use, recommend, nor even hint at the existence of a META redirect
(gritting teeth as I type this) many folks do for various (good, bad,
> Might I recommend that you get rid of the META refresh tags and use
> Apache's redirect features.
(prophezine.com does appear to be running a semi-recent Apache
according to 'lynx -head -dump http://www.prophezine.com/')
> Redirect /search/database/index.html
I would not quite do exactly that... Apache's default redirect status
is Temporary (HTTP 302?). You want to have Apache tell the browser that
this is a permanent (HTTP 301) change (in the event of a miracle and the
browser actually follows specs by auto-updating it's bookmarks).
The Apache syntax:
Redirect [status code] url-path url
Redirect Permanent /search/database/index.html
Redirect 301 /search/database/index.html
And, then patching the spider somehow since this may be an issue with
folks indexing servers where they have no control.
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Received on Sat Feb 26 07:31:02 2000