Redirecting is something you can do in a way the user doesn't see anything
(I call them server-side redirects) and in a way the user get's informed
that the url has changed (I call them client-side redirects).
What I mean with server-side (mostly called internal redirects) is if the
user requests a page, you can do stuff with mod_rewrite (in Apache) or some
equal webserver-module to call another file than requested. The user will
not get any notice about that.
Client-side redirects can be done using the HTTP-header (see
In my opinion the best way to do a redirect, where the user gets noticed
about, is the HTTP-header. This can be set f.e by your webserver or by a
Example for PHP-script:
header( "HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently" );
header( "Location: http://www.new-url.com" );
As far as I know, this is the only way to let other services (f.e. a
search-engine) know that this page has been moved permanently (or
temporarily) to another url.
That's the reason why I use the header-command (incl. setting the
HTTP-Status explicitly). If you don't set the HTTP-header, it will be added
(by PHP or your webserver). In my case, I use PHP 5.4 and nginx 1.2.1, the
header-code 302 is added if I don't set it.
May there are more ways to set redirects, but this are the one I know of.
On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 10:06 AM, Farzan Dalaee <farzan.dal...@gmail.com>wrote:
> hi guys
> is there any way to reload page without using header('location
> Best Regards
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