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How long should you keep URL redirections?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by mrb1972, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. mrb1972

    mrb1972 Active Member

    I just wondered once VB4 url redirection is in place and working is it ok to remove the redirect scripts after x amount of time? Or you it always be there.

    Most of my redirects worked but some don't and give 500 error codes, for example links to VB polls such as http://www.xyz.com/forums/XXX/poll-211-a.html
  2. MagnusB

    MagnusB Well-Known Member

    It doesnt hurt to just let them sit, until you are sure the search engines have updated all indexed pages.
  3. mrb1972

    mrb1972 Active Member

    Thanks, Im just concerned that I have quite a few old VB4 SEO urls that return error code 500 and a blank page rather than redirect them,

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