returning visitors forced to homepage (2 posts)

  1. mdevaney
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I'm looking to continue my click through with ever user. Right now it only takes the user 3 clicks to get where there going, then they bookmark that link cutting out two click.

    I was thinking maybe sessions & cookies, or a complicated redirect script that would recongnize where or not they came from the domain or not?!?! (i just confused my self)

    (if code was this easy..)

    IF user CAME_FROM domain.com THEN OK
    REDIRECT user TO domain.com

    so they go to domain.com/page/they/want and be forced to domain.com

  2. bcworkz
    Posted 4 years ago #

    So you want to force all visitors to your home page no matter where they deep linked into your site? A simple .htaccess rewrite will do that, on the condition the referer is not your domain.

    The problem would be if a user's client or proxy is not sending referer headers, they cannot get past your homepage. Same goes for search spiders.

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