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We recently launched and all bots and users handle this fine except Yahoo Slurp. For some reason it sometimes (not always) adds an extra slash to the request which is the 404-ed.
http://example.com/my-url - Right
http://example.com/my-url/ - Slurp request
There are no links pointing to the page with an ending slash. I am curious as to if this will hurt us (or perhaps help, if it is testing this)? Any ideas?
I could have the handler 301 to the non slash URL but it could result in a 301 to a 404. Is that seen as an issue?
[edited by: martinibuster at 10:30 pm (utc) on Jan. 11, 2008]
[edit reason] Fixed URL. Example.com is for examples. [/edit]
Which I redirect (301) to:
I've been very consistent in doing this for several years, still Slurp insists on looking for the wrong page.
I could have the handler 301 to the non slash URL but it could result in a 301 to a 404.
This happens all the time on my site:
Then returning a 404.
[edited by: BillyS at 3:12 pm (utc) on Jan. 12, 2008]