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Re: .htaccess ReDirects and SEs
From Inachu at Help Desk on 26 Dec '99
replying to Re: .htaccess ReDirects and SEs posted by Rafe Kemmis

No,

SE's Still like sub-domains just as long as they are absolute and do not point to a redirected site.



Inachu


>So you mean that search engines don't like sub-domains?? That's new to me.
>
>-RK
>
>>>Does anyone know how search engine bots react to using .htaccess files to redirect?
>>>
>>>I understand that some bots don't like using <META> tags for re-directs, but
>>>I haven't found anything out for the .htaccess files.
>>>
>>>Any help will be appreciated
>>>
>>>Thanks!
>>>
>>>Patrick R.
>>>http://www.growspot.com
>>>
>>>Get More From Your Yard
>>
>>
>>So far as I know of the Url you submit must be an absolute URL
>>So lets say I submit my site http://www.erols.com/inachu
>>
>>The SE's will not like it because my ISP instituted a redirect
>>to make my url also work as http://users.erols.com/inachu
>>
>>So the url has to be the final url and not a "VIRTUAL" url.




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