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Temporary vs Permanent Redirects in Web Mapping

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Created On: 28 Jan 2008 3:16 pm
Last Edited: 3 Feb 2008 2:27 pm

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Setting a redirect in Direct Web Service's Web Mapping causes the site to issue a 302 ("temporary redirect") status code. Search engines seeing a 302 may keep old URLs in their database, rather than updating to the new location.

Is there any way for Web Crossing to issue a 301 ("permanent redirect")?


Yes. You can put a "permanent:" in front of the destination URL.

Example permanent: