May 16, 2008 114 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Last month Yahoo! had launched Sitemap Explorer in United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, much to the joy and satisfaction of UK users and Webmasters. However, Search Engine Journal is reporting that since yesterday Yahoo! is redirecting its UK users to It means that Yahoo! is automatically presenting the localized version of its homepage to all users from UK.

For example, when users in UK key in the Yahoo! homepage they are immediately redirected to

We can only imagine that this change is global in nature as there are a few reports at Webmaster World too stating that even in Germany this change can be seen . However, nothing has changed here, so we can't say anything for sure. But, if you find this change in your locations, do drop in and let me know. This is quite interesting. Locale Segregation. Redirects its UK users to!

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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