Blog in 2013

Miscellaneous notes that are mostly not research-related

How to prevent the random 302 redirect imposed by GoDaddy

The “random 302 redirect” that affected this site from Sep 3 to 12 was very disrupting. How does this random 302 redirect work? For example, if a requested URL was, the random 302 redirect would automatically change it to, where XXXXX are five random letters. The number 302 is an HTTP response code that tells the browsers or the search engine crawlers the originally requested URL is “Moved Temporarily”.

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