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Does IP Forwarding Affect Google Rankings?
Question about IP forwarding and whether there is an impact on positioning.
4damZ

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3306317 posted 2:16 pm on Apr 9, 2007 (gmt 0)

Hi All,
I'm setting up an ecommerce site. I requested that my site has a unique IP from the hosting company but because of the package, they told me they can not give me a unique IP. They can however set up 'IP forwarding'. I want my domain to basically point to an IP that is not shared with other sites they host for 2 reasons:

1) Some content on the sites they manage is similar so I don't want Google and other SEs to rank my site lower because of similar content on different domains sharing the same IP.

2) I want my site to be accessible in China and I have had a different site on a shared IP that could not be seen in China. I started paying for a unique IP at the hosting company this other site was on and the site can now be viewed there.

So, is 'IP forwarding' going to return a different IP from the other sites. If I ping my domain, will it give me a different IP from the other sites?

Thanks!

P.S. I posted this on another forum but nobody replied and I really need some feedback on this - many thanks.

 

tiori

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3306317 posted 4:24 pm on Apr 9, 2007 (gmt 0)

Doesn't sound good to me.

I would get a host that can really give you your own IP.

4damZ

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3306317 posted 1:59 am on Apr 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

Thanks for your reply tiori. Could you explain?

tiori

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3306317 posted 11:58 am on Apr 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

The "IP forwarding" sounds strange.
They need to explain to you exactly what they mean. I think they're blowing smoke.

Marcia

WebmasterWorld Senior Member marcia us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3306317 posted 12:04 pm on Apr 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

>>I'm setting up an ecommerce site.

Then you'll need a dedicated IP. Period. Change hosts, that one seems to have invented something new.

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