404 error - Clawbot IQ Animated Build Instructions

In each step of the Clawbot IQ instructions, there is a link to an animation of the step, following the pattern vexiq.com/clawbotiq/[step number]. This then redirects to https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/animated-build/clawbot-iq#[step number].

I remember using these animations in the past few months but in checking them just now the expanded URL returns a 404 error. Does anyone know anything about the status of these animations?

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Looks like they changed URL, didn’t (can’t) update everywhere that links to it.
This works: https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/resources/animated-build/clawbot-iq#1
added “/resources”
Found working link at https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/resources/robot-builds
They need to add a redirect from old link…
You can edit URL after getting 404, then goes

Thought I saw some other animated builds. Anything else from VEX? I know about the various Autodesk ones and Philo’s truely awesome LDraw ones and the FLLcasts ones.

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Yeah, the URL for the animated build instructions changed pretty recently.

Would you mind linking me to the page that would then link you to the 404?

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Anything like in OP. He was talking about the printed (out there, can’t edit) and PDF Clawbot Build Instructions, both have QR codes like: https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/animated-build/clawbot-iq#1
that 404.
I imagine it may be elsewhere on web…
On this page
And KiwiBots
And this page: 8thgraderoboticsclass (second row down, third column)
This old thing
And this
Halfway down: http://puukukui-robotics.weebly.com/vex-iq.html
And
And
And
And more…
And some pinterest links… And twitter…
I think some 301 redirects or URL redirection or Redirects: the ultimate guide can solve it…
Some pages, like https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/education/iq-curriculum/your-first-robot are correct.
Oh, and Thank You!

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To solve the specific problem I experienced, it would be sufficient to point vexiq.com/clawbotiq/[step number] at https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/resources/animated-build/clawbot-iq#[step number] instead of https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/animated-build/clawbot-iq#[step number]

To solve the more general problem, a more robust solution would be to to set up an HTTP 301 redirect from https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/animated-build/clawbot-IQ to https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/resources/animated-build/clawbot-iq (assuming this would preserve the # anchor symbol across the redirect, which I think would work but I’m not 100% sure)

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Got it. Should be fixed now. Let me know if it continues to give you any issues.

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