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Should I use a new domain for my estabolished forum?

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newbies

6:08 am on Sep 28, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Dear Friends,

I have a content site with a active forum. My site's domain is bit long and the forum is located at www.my-domain.com/forum.

I have acquired another short domain for the forum and am considering moving my forum to the new domain. The benefit is the easiness of typing URL, but I don't know there will be any drawbacks. Specifically:

will splitting my forum out affect my content site's ranking?

will this move affect the ranking of my forum itself because it gets a good ranking, after it uses a new domain, will its ranking go to zero?

I would like to hear your advice.

Thanks.

Newbies

seunosewa

8:33 am on Sep 28, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Use 301 redirects to automatically forward visitors from your old domain to the correct url on your new domain. That should help.

bradley phil

2:52 pm on Sep 28, 2005 (gmt 0)

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