User talk:Michael R Cottam

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Great Article Link Juice: Save Every Drop

Nice article, Link Juice: Save Every Drop. I forwarded it to our web developer as a refresher and I think some of the resource links will be very valuable. Matt_Stephenson

comment by nitdhaval

I have a website of my family company : www.krishnadyes.net

I found this below error from aboutus.org:

his website can live at www.KrishnaDyes.net or KrishnaDyes.net. It's best for your site's visibility to live at just one URL, or web address. You'll want to create a 301 redirect to the URL you choose from the other URL.

I have read an article how to avoid such mistakes by 301 re-direct. It was very good explanation but I have some restrictions for which it is difficult to rectify mistakes.

1) My site is on Windows Server (so i couldn't load apache/.htaccess to ftp server) 2) I don't have control on server-side ( IIS, as I have only FTP user-id/pass & Helm controls.

So is there anyway in HTML coding or otherway I can solve this issue of non-www to www redirect 301.



comment by MichaelCottam

The solution is to make sure every ASP page includes a "globals" file (typically you'd put site-wide constants in it, etc.). In your globals.asp file, you can check the domain requested, and do a 301 redirect using Response.Redirect as follows. Note that we're checking for pages & query parameters and redirecting to that same page with the same query parameters on the www version of the domain:

Dim gsThisServer, sTmpTargetURL, sTmpQS, gsThisPage

gsThisServer = Request.ServerVariables("SERVER_NAME") sTmpQS = Trim(CStr(Request.ServerVariables("QUERY_STRING"))) gsThisPage = Request.ServerVariables("SCRIPT_NAME")

If (Lcase (gsThisServer) = "krishnadyes.net") Then If (Len(sTmpQS) > 0) Then sTmpTargetURL = gsThisPage & "?" & sTmpQS Else sTmpTargetURL = gsThisPage End If

Response.Status = "301 Moved Permanently" Response.AddHeader "Location", "http://www.krishnadyes.com" & sTmpTargetURL End If