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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.
(http://webmaster.iu.edu/tool_guide_info/redirect.shtml)


JF
Received on Wednesday, 19 September 2007 18:03:18 GMT

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