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Do not quite understand moderations - specific merge options..

#1
.. If I have to merge 2 or more threads I get the ability to leave permalink, expired permalink or leaving nothing..

But what to choose - I simply dont have a clue
- is it something about seo or google search - someone who can explain it to me, so it is understandable

Thanks
 

Brogan

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#2
It's just to help your users and has nothing to do with SEO or Google search.

They might look for the old thread in a specific forum so you can leave a redirect link so they know it hasn't been deleted but just moved.
 
#3
So if I leave a parma link - users will only see the thread title and if clicking redirect to the new merge thread? .. If so - If I choose instead with an expire options - will the thread then be deleted, when time comes, per auto? ..

And thanks Brogan - You are quick this evening - one
to you..
 

Brogan

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#4
Pretty much as you describe but just to clarify, only the redirect link will be removed when it expires, not the thread.
 

Nasr

Well-known member
#5
So if I leave a parma link - users will only see the thread title and if clicking redirect to the new merge thread? .. If so - If I choose instead with an expire options - will the thread then be deleted, when time comes, per auto? ..

And thanks Brogan - You are quick this evening - one
to you..
When you leave a link to a moved thread, it's just that a link. It has nothing to do with the thread. so an expired link will be there for the time specified. when it expires it will not show anymore. However, the move-to thread will still be available in its respective location.