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[_] permanent redirects with php/ .htaccess

Matt Kane ascorbic at
Thu Nov 6 09:30:34 GMT 2008

On 6 Nov 2008, at 09:14, Rick Hurst wrote:

> what's the best practice here as far as deprecating the old URL's -
> can I specify a permanent redirect in the .htaccess, or set headers in
> php stub files to specify a permanent redirect, so that google
> understands what has happened. Or should I just leave both URL's
> accessible until google works it out?

Do a permanent redirect. Google will be able to work it out from that.

Matt Kane, Lead Developer, CLEVR Ltd.