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.co.uk .com problem

domain issue

5:16 pm on Sep 27, 2001 (gmt 0)

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My site is listed on Fast with a .com domain. However this poses problems as lycos.co.uk (using Fast data) filters searches and excludes my site. As my site is aimed at a UK market this is rather annoying. I have tried submitting a .co.uk domain to alltheweb but it only seems to spider and update pages listed under .com.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can remove the indexing of my site under .com and get the site listed under my .co.uk domain instead?

6:14 pm on Sept 27, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Hi Dawlish, how have you set up the .co.uk?
Is it as a separate site, or a redirect?

If it is a separate site, and a direct copy of the .com address you may fall foul of the site being seen as a mirror. That's not good.
If it is a redirect to the .com address, then, that just won't cut the mustard. You have to have a separate site on the .co.uk domain. You'd want to have the .com redirect to the .co.uk (although, I'd always advise agains redirects, unless you have to).

7:07 pm on Sept 27, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Dawlish. I have had the exact same problem with Fast for months, I suppose I should really do something about it :)

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