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Thread: Moving a website and retaining search rankings

  1. #1
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    Oct 2003

    Moving a website and retaining search rankings

    I am going to be moving a website to a new domain. We will still own the old domain. I would like to know if anyone can tell me the best way to do this and keep our search engine rankings and listings. Should I forward the old domain to the new one, or use some sort of redirect. I've never tried anything like this before, so any input would be appreciated.

  2. #2
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    Jan 2008
    Be careful with redirects. Done improperly could cause the engines to drop you. Best to just keep the old domain as an alias.

  3. #3
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    Nov 2005
    Scotland, UK
    Why the new domain? Has the company name changed? I wouldn't change your main domain unless it is really necessary.

    If the content remains identical then 301ing the old domain to the new one should go down OK.

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