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This page was edited 2018-04-04
Hello, GitHub Pages
I have started using GitHub pages to host my personal homepage. It seems to work quite well, and Jekyll templating is fairly smooth.
It actually took a bit of looking to learn what is considered the best practice for redirecting using HTML.
The next best solution is to try everything you can, and provide an explicit link, just in case.
My old site at
http://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~sirosen/ now serves up the following HTML:
When browsers ignore
This is still very responsive because the script is so small, and loading the target page through this redirect is seamless.