[NEW MILLETIANS] Please note that all new forum users have to be approved before posting. This process can take up to 24 hours, and we appreciate your patience.
If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the Nexon Forums Code of Conduct
. You have to register before you can post, so you can log in or create a forum name above to proceed. Thank you for your visit!
Web site issue: overly aggresive redirect
Trying to access any page on the web site redirects to https://mabinogi.nexon.net/landing
It looks like your web site sets a cookie, which theoretically means you can test for the existence of the cookie and make the redirect only happen once per user. But some of us are privacy-conscious, and have our browsers set to delete all cookies when closing our browser. So every time I open my browser and try to go to a particular bookmarked page, such as the news page, I end up back on the landing page. (Currently it's even worse, since after getting thrown to the landing page, and making a second attempt to get to the bookmarked page I really want, there's a second redirect that throws to the temporary event microsite at https://mabinogi.nexon.net/micro-site/unveiledabyss
How about you make your redirect less aggressive.
If someone goes to the the main address of mabinogi.nexon.net, test if they have a cookie set from a previous visit and if they don't it's plausible to redirect them to https://mabinogi.nexon.net/landing
, though if you don't want your web site to appear pushy, it would be better to first display a dialog ASKING them if they would like to be redirected to a general introductory page. That's not hard to implement.
But if the someone tries to access a particular page on the web site other than the main page, such as https://mabinogi.nexon.net/news/all
, that's a pretty clear indication that they are already familiar with the site, so how about you just give them the page they asked for, rather than testing for a cookie and redirecting them to a landing page if you don't find it.