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Re: [vox-tech] moving an url gracefully



On Wednesday 14 December 2005 08:54 am, Philip Neustrom philipn-at-gmail.com 
|lugod| wrote:
> As for search engine ranking: it shouldn't really matter.  If you're
> paranoid you can use a proper http redirect by sending the headers
> "Status: 302" and "Location: new location" when the old locations are
> requested.   This can be done using mod_alias in apache.  Something
> like
> "Redirect /foo http://foo2.bar.com/";
>
> With mod_rewrite it looks like there are two seperate but identical
> files.  With mod_alias the http client can tell you're redirecting.
> Either way it shouldn't matter too much.

In this case, I'd suggest using 301 (moved permantly) redirects.

> --Philip Neustrom
>
> On 12/14/05, Philip Neustrom <philipn@gmail.com> wrote:
> > You'll want to use your webserver's rewrite engine to do this.  For
> > apache, it's mod_rewrite.  It's pretty straightforward to do,
> > especially for something like this.
> >
> > I believe it'd be something like:
> >
> > RewriteEngine On
> > RewriteRule ^/foo/(.*)$ /where/your/files/are/on/disk/$1 [L]
> >
> > so if bar is in /var/www/foo/bar
> >
> > RewriteRule ^/foo/(.*)$ /var/www/foo/$1 [L]
> >
> > will reroute request for /foo/x to /var/www/foo/x
> >
> > --Philip Neustrom
> >
> > On 12/14/05, Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> wrote:
> > > i have a directory on my webserver that contains some fairly popular
> > > pages.
> > >
> > > i'd like to change the url from
> > >
> > >    http://www.dirac.org/foo/bar
> > >
> > > to
> > >
> > >    http://www.dirac.org/bar
> > >
> > > is there a graceful way to do this and have the info updated by the
> > > search engines?  i hear that google puts higher rankings on urls that
> > > are around for a long time.  anyway of avoiding that reduction in rank?
> > >
> > > pete
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