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    .htaccess redirect

    I know that some search engines might ban a site for using meta-redirects, but what about setting the redirect up in your .htaccess file? Is this the way to go?
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    If the response code returned is not 200, for example if it is 301 Moved Permanently, then it is the same. Search engines will not want to index a site that returns a 301 or other redirect.

    Also, if the Location: response is different than the URL part of the request, then search engines also consider it a redirection, I think.
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