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Re: Select lists and automatically forwarding onchange


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Nov 29, 2005 7:40PM

Tim wrote:

> Are there any other reasons why you shouldn't use this automatic
> redirection in conjunction with a select list but use an input button
> instead to trigger the action?

In addition to what has already been said on the thread, an additional
consideration: if you're *only* providing a select-based navigation
(with or without a submit button), there is a good chance that search
engines won't see anything beyond your first page, as their spiders
won't see any links going to your internal pages...(and, afaik, they
don't just follow anything that just looks like a url, but actually do
need proper links)

Patrick H. Lauke