HTML: Auto Refresh, Auto Redirect

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Note: this technology is from 1990s. Since 2016, Firefox and other browsers don't support it anymore.

Refresh

If you want visitor's broswer to automatically refresh periodically, put the following code in the HTML's <head> tag:

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="10">

The “10” means very 10 seconds.

Redirect

To redirect to another page, use this:

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0; url=http://example.com/">

HTML Basics

  1. HTML Basics
  2. HTML5 Tags
  3. Case Sensitivity
  4. Allowed Characters
  5. Charset and Encoding
  6. Self-Closing Tags
  7. Multiple Class Value
  8. HTML Entity List

HTML Table

  1. HTML Table Examples
  2. HTML Table, thead, tbody, tfoot
  3. HTML Table, colgroup, col
  4. Styling HTML Table with CSS
  5. CSS: 3 Columns Page Layout
  6. Pure CSS Table

Misc

  1. Viewport Meta
  2. the Root Element
  3. iframe
  4. video
  5. audio
  6. figure
  7. dl, dt, dd
  8. s strike del
  9. time
  10. meter
  11. progress
  12. q
  13. address
  14. canvas
  15. ruby
  16. HTML5 Custom Data Attribute
  17. Big Tag
  18. Image Maps
  19. Marquee, Scrolling Text
  20. How to Markup Subtitle
  21. Meta Language Tag Obsolete
  22. Browser Auto Refresh

HTML4 Frameset

  1. HTML: Split Windows; Frameset
  2. HTML Nested Frameset
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