[thelist] Standard File Extensions

Ben Phillips ben at inchima.com
Mon Mar 11 10:17:00 CST 2002

> m=9kk1rk%24sko%241%40forums.macromedia.com&rnum=1
> One of the posters made the comment that for some reason, several
> engines would index his ".htm" pages as ".html" pages. So when users
> found a page on his site and tried to click through, they would end up
> with a 404.
> So that's not good.

that's because he changed the page filenames after the search engine had
indexed his sites meaning that the pages the search engine had found no
longer existed.

nothing to do with the extensions, he could have changed any part of the
filename and the same thing would have happened.


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