homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.226.213.228
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Home / Forums Index / Marketing and Biz Dev / General Search Engine Marketing Issues
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: mademetop

General Search Engine Marketing Issues Forum

    
Does Changing Host Affect SE Rankings?
Please Explain
webgaya




msg:247386
 8:50 am on Apr 21, 2006 (gmt 0)

What's the effect of changing the host of
a web sites to its SE rankings?

Does it affect to the "age" considered by
search engines?

Is their a problem of changing the IP address?
Do SEs give a speciall attention to IP addresses?

 

vivalasvegas




msg:247387
 9:30 am on Apr 21, 2006 (gmt 0)

Changing hosts has no impact on SE rankings from my experience. Search engines are smart enough to figure out the change. I wouldn't worry about it.

le_gber




msg:247388
 3:39 pm on Apr 21, 2006 (gmt 0)

webgaya, YES your host can have many effects on your rankings.

if you have a .com and want to target uk/fr/de markets then a UK/FR/DE host is mandatory to appear in the country specific pages

if your new host has loads of IP's banned because of spamming, and if you end up on one of those IP's, it might have an effect on your rankings

if your new host is often down, this will definitly have an effect on your rankings

if your new host bans certain spiders to save bandwidth, this may have an effect on selected SE

hope this helps.

webgaya




msg:247389
 6:04 am on Apr 24, 2006 (gmt 0)

When I change the Domain name from one registrar to
a new one, do I get the same IP address?

Or, IP is determined by web hosting?

Is it ok to change the host as long
as I keep a constant IP address
for my web site?

Thank you.

dragonthoughts




msg:247390
 7:11 am on Apr 24, 2006 (gmt 0)

A hosting company issues the IP addresses from their own block of addresses, so moving hosts will change your site's IP address.

pageoneresults




msg:247391
 2:01 pm on Apr 24, 2006 (gmt 0)

Related topic...

THE - Trusted Hosting Environments
[webmasterworld.com...]

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Marketing and Biz Dev / General Search Engine Marketing Issues
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved