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Redirecting to a Sub Domain with a new URL
Does this affect google rankings
JamaicanFood




msg:3061688
 10:33 pm on Aug 26, 2006 (gmt 0)

Guys how does google treat a new URL registered three weeks now that says : www.widgets.com but is redirected to htt://jamaicanwidgets.jamaicanwidgets.com. Does this prevent the SE from ranking you well in the SERPs and what exactly will this do.

 

Quadrille




msg:3061971
 9:00 am on Aug 27, 2006 (gmt 0)

If there is no content, how can the site do well on the serps?

Seems rather a waste of time and money to me; you are promoting two sites, when there's one lot of content, and wasting a perfectly good domain.

What benefit were you expecting?

JamaicanFood




msg:3062088
 1:31 pm on Aug 27, 2006 (gmt 0)

Let me explain Q, I had actually put up the subdomain to take a look on how the site looked live, left it and Google grapped it and indexed it.

Now I am worried because I purchased the domain name for it and if I take down the sub domain and immediately put up the correct URL witjh the same info will Google penalize me for duplicate content as they would still have the page cached.

Quadrille




msg:3062148
 3:42 pm on Aug 27, 2006 (gmt 0)

Best solution long term would be to move the content to where it needs to be, and arrange a 301 redirect from the subdomain.

There could be some short-term damage, but buying the new doamin will be just a source of confusion if you leave things as they are.

Ride45




msg:3062242
 6:19 pm on Aug 27, 2006 (gmt 0)

I agree with Q. Unless you have amazing PR, long term backlinks, use the new domain for the website, and then 301 the subdomain.
the search engines will evenutally drop the subdomain, but by that time, your new site should be ranking just fine.

JamaicanFood




msg:3062726
 5:30 am on Aug 28, 2006 (gmt 0)

Nuff respect guys zeen thanks

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