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    Use Hash (#) in URL


    Firstly, thank you for taking the time to read my question.

    I'm very new to asp and have had not much experience at all. I'm working on a domain that has an affiliation program, I'm wanting to make this as search engine friendly as possible by make the url

    ATM it's using a code to turn the # into a ? via a redirect which isn't very search engine friendly (and we can't track it via analytics). My question is, can I make this read as a variable without the redirect?

    Thank you.

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    I think what you are looking to do is rewrite the URL's correct? There is an ASP Classic method called a 404 rewrite that will do this. It's called a 404 rewrite because it takes advantage of the server's 404 error (page not found) routine to run custom code that redirects the web browser to the correct page.

    Here is a link to a tutorial that might help.

    There's also some more info in a recent posting here
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