Want a way to automatically redirect your visitors to a new location? It's easier than you think if you use the META tag.META tags are a powerful but often poorly understand part of HTML. The tag was created to allow webmasters to specify important "meta data" about their document. What's meta data? Literally, it's data about data. A META tag contains information about your overall Web page that's important for indexing, archiving, or otherwise managing the page. Think of it as the librarian's favorite tag. By far the most frequent use of META tags is to help search engines index your page. By using a META tag with keywords or a document description, you can dramatically boost your ranking in the major search engines. Description and keyword versions of the META tag look like this:
But the META tag can have other uses as well. One of the most powerful of these is to automatically redirect your visitors to a different page. This can come in handy when:<META NAME="Description" CONTENT="Daily Web Journal !"> <META NAME="Keywords" CONTENT="web log journal blog">
You change the domain name or location of your Web site.
You change the structure of your site.
The URL to which the visitor should be sent. For example, the META tag below redirects the visitor to our home page after 10 seconds: