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Removing indexed pages from a old domain

     
10:30 am on Dec 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

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I think the answers is i cant, but here goes.

My website has changed its domian name. I have some URL's indexed under ABC.com and ZYX.com. ZYX.com now just forwards to ABC.com. Will www.ZYX.com/homepage.html (for example) fall out on their own now its only forwarding. Or is there something i can do to remove them, ive tried using the removal tool but it gets denied.

8:10 pm on Dec 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Make sure that the "forwarding" is done with a 301 permanent redirect, and the old domain will no longer show in the search results.
10:55 pm on Dec 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

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It can take many months for the old URLs to drop out of the index.

As Tedster says, do make sure that it really is a 301 redirect.