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RE: refer page, refer link, automatic

From: John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 11:02:11 -0700
To: "'gmane'" <bbxmail1@job1data.com>, <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <008501c7fae7$34261990$a33042ab@Piglet>

gmane wrote:
> how do you code/implement an automatic link to a different  page from
> the one you land on? is it html? java script?
> i can't find any at the moment to view the source. usually there is
> some content that says the site/page has moved and click a link to go
> there, or you will automagically be linked/sent  there in some few
> seconds if you don't do anything.

Aurghh.... Please, no.

WCAG 1, Priority 2: 7.5 "Until user agents provide the ability to stop
auto-redirect, do not use markup to redirect pages automatically. Instead,
configure the server to perform redirects."

On an apache server this would be done with the .htaccess file.

Received on Wednesday, 19 September 2007 18:03:18 UTC

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