We have a situation where we need to set a cookie on a user's session. In order to do this we currently have a series of redirects in place:
Initial request >
30x to get the cookie >
30xset the cookie >
30x to return the user to the original page requested.
These are all browser redirects and happen quickly enough, and only on the first "hit" so the user experience isn't negatively impacted. However I think there may be some concerns about the SEO ramifications of this process.
- For this purpose does a
301redirect make the most sense (vs a
- Will having three consecutive redirects be detrimental to page rank?
- Are there any best practices / hands on experience people have with this type of chained-redirect?