Handling 404 errors is one thing. The easiest way would be to periodically run a link checking program (I like linklint [www.linklint.org]) and then just check the error results. Relevency though...ah, that's a problem. It requires more then an automated process. First, I'm sure you have a published policy that essentially says you're not responsible for other site's content. Second, you'd need to have a human being periodically check those links or you might want to go the way of expiration. It's interesting problem that I don't think is easily solved. -Jonathan -----Original Message----- From: Bill Haenel [mailto:mail at webmarketingworx.com] ... We're talking about a lot of links. Our news director first suggested expiring links so they disappear after a time, but as a site manager I don't think that this is the best solution. One of the primary principles that the resource of the web is founded on is of course, linking. Anyone on thelist had to deal with this one before? If so, how do you handle old links, both for validity and relevancy? TIA, BH CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This E-Mail is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you have received this communication in error, please do not distribute and delete the original message. Please notify the sender by E-Mail at the address shown. Thank you for your compliance.