Last modified: 2011-03-13 18:06:02 UTC
I know there's technical difficulty in having proper URL after redirection AND
keeping the information, but there's a solution to this problem:
Add <meta name="robots" content="noindex,follow"> to redirected pages (these with
wrong URL and content taken from another page) and make sure they contain a link to
This will exclude duplicates from Google and alike, and since there's "follow"
directive, link to the original page will be followed and proper URL will be indexed.
should be excluded from search engines, however it should contain link to:
which would be indexed instead.
But it would also contain many other links, all of which would be given equal
weight to the actual redirect link, no?
My proposal doesn't rely on weight of links, because I suggest adding noindex to meta
Er, iirc we explicitly want redirects to be available to search