[Web4lib] Newbie question -- URL redirection
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Fri Dec 5 12:55:53 EST 2008
I guess you'd want either a 301 or 302 redirect. The former is
permanent, the latter temporary. Normally, you're moving to a new
domain and the old one is history, in which case a 301 is warranted,
but your situation is a little different, since you eventually want to
move to the new domain. Here's a posting that might be helpful:
If you decide on a 301, I found this page useful once upon a time:
On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Cab Vinton <bibliwho at gmail.com> wrote:
> We've registered a domain that we anticipate using within the next
> year or so and would like to automatically redirect anyone using this
> URL to our actual website, which at the moment is nothing more than a
> wiki hosted by PBWiki.com.
> I assume that something like this is not too complicated, but there
> are probably a variety of ways of accomplishing this.
> We have a sister organization with its own hosted website that is
> willing to help out.
> Many thanks for any advice!
> Cab Vinton, Director
> Sanbornton Public Library
> Sanbornton, NH
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