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Re: Meta "Refresh"
From Peter Rotgers at Dating World on 18 Dec '98
replying to Re: Meta "Refresh" posted by Jim

>>About a year ago we moved our site to a new host. We have replaced
>>our pages with our old host ( ) with a
>>simple message with the text "This page has moved to" and a link to
>>the new URL. These pages are still indexed by the search engines and
>>still give us visitors.
>>We are thinking of adding
>>< META HTTP-EQUIV="Refresh"
>>to these old pages.
>>Can anybody tell me if this is wise or not wise? Could it do any harm
>>to our new site????
>No, it will have no effect whatsoever on your new site's listings.
>However, you're likely to lose your "old" listings if you put in a
>META refresh. If you're still getting some traffic from them, I'd
>leave them alone. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it".

Thanks for your answer.
We know about losing the old listings. This does not matter much as we
want to get rid of this host and of the old listings. One more question: will this help getting
our new site visited by the robots?

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