Definitions for "Meta Refresh"
this is a way of locking a visit into a site by making their back button not work. A meta refresh will automatically refresh the page a person is on when one tries to leave the site by pressing the back button. This makes it not possible to leave the site in this usual manner. The only way to leave a meta refresh site is to type in another url directly or go under your internet browser selecting view and then goto and selecting the previous page you were on. Sometimes by pressing the back button very rapidly you can get away too. Meta refreshes are not popular with internet users.
a simple bit of HTML code which automatically redirects your visitor to another page (your affiliate URL)
An HTML tag that is used to reload or refresh the page after a specified interval, often use to automatically redirect visitors to another page. Most search engines penalize pages that use meta refresh or any other type of automatic redirection.