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About page redirect makes firefox angry #330

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abeforgit opened this issue May 10, 2019 · 3 comments

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commented May 10, 2019

Firefox doesn't like automatic redirects/autorefresh anymore. When accessing the About page, a banner appears with "Firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting to another page".

Sure, this warning can be turned off in about/config, but your average user won't do this.
Worth checking if the redirect is absolutely necessary.

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commented Aug 6, 2019

@abeforgit I'm not able to reproduce this, can you please confirm this issue still exists/give the URL?

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commented Sep 24, 2019

Also can't reproduce, closing for now

@werthen werthen closed this Sep 24, 2019
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commented Sep 24, 2019

Sorry I didn't see the question. The url is https://zeus.ugent.be/about/
Which automatically tries to redirect to https://zeus.ugent.be/about/about
This happens consistently either by accessing the url directly or by clicking the "about" link in the navheader

Firefox version: 70.0b8 (developer edition)

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