homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.163.139.36
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Home / Forums Index / Google / Google SEO News and Discussion
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: Robert Charlton & aakk9999 & brotherhood of lan & goodroi

Google SEO News and Discussion Forum

    
Strategy for multiple 301 from site A to site B
yves1

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3732745 posted 8:12 pm on Aug 27, 2008 (gmt 0)

Hi,
My 400 pages site A is at www.example.com. This site is now useless since it is related to a past event: few people search its keywords in Google nowadays.

I am creating site B, about a similar event, at subdomain.example.com. 15 pages of site B are copies of site A pages.

In order to avoid duplicate content issues, and try to transfer part of the popularity of site A to site B, I plan to 301 rdirect the 15 pages from site A to their copies on site B.

I think it might be a bad idea to implement all 15 301 redirects in one shot. I fear it might trigger a penalty on site B (new site on new sub-domain).

- How do you think I should proceed?
- Should I 301 the 15 pages one after the other, and how long should I wait between 2 301s?
- Until one page from site A is 301 redirected to its identical page on site B, should I put the page online on site B (creating a temporary duplicate content)?

Thank you.

 

tedster

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



 
Msg#: 3732745 posted 6:33 am on Aug 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

Fifteen 301 redirects should not cause you problems. Just put them in place.

yves1

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3732745 posted 9:03 pm on Aug 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

Thank you tedster.

BenjArriola

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3732745 posted 9:09 pm on Aug 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

Some people change domain names and their site can have thousands of pages. All thousands 301 to the new domain and they have no problems in ranking. You will PR disappear but that is not really relevant if you are looking at ranking and conversions.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Google / Google SEO News and Discussion
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