- Not issue the redirect at all. Home page URLs should not redirect to something else.
- Send the redirect in the HTTP headers. Just about any piece of Web server software can be configured to do this, or just about any server-side scripting language can be programmed to.
- Offer a backup. For goodness’ sake, don’t leave the
<BODY>blank! Put a “if you are not redirected automatically...” message in there with a link people can follow manually.
I was also amused by the unnecessary
setTimeout call in the