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Re: Servlet Redirect with time delay  RSS feed

 
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Dear all,
When a servlet is called (says, servlet A), and I want to redirect to another html file or servlet file, I will use response.sendRedirect("URL"). However, what I want now is I want to display a page (says, Page B)giving some message to users and redirect with time delay, says, 3 seconds, to another page (says, Page C) for other actions. What should I do in servlet A to achieve the purpose. Page A and Page B can be html files or codes generated by servlet.
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The following can be used. This example will load google after 10 seconds.
response.setHeader("Refresh", "10; URL=http://www.google.com")
 
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Bosun Bello wrote:The following can be used. This example will load google after 10 seconds.
response.setHeader("Refresh", "10; URL=http://www.google.com")




What is the meaning of "Refresh" here ? Is there any constant defined for the same in API.

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What is the reason for the delay?
  • To make the user is aware that they are being redirected (to another site)?
  • To allow the user's browser back button to continue to work (and not be immediately redirected back again)?
  • To give enough time for dynamic context to be available at the redirected location?

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