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Will turning off Forwarding a url cause problems? Help.

Will it cause any problems? Need some help please:)

11:11 am on Mar 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Hey guys:)
Been awhile since i've posted. Well, hope you guys can help. Well, i have a few old domains that i purchased over a year ago and i have about 3 or more domains(same name of site) (".biz", ".info", etc.) All forwarding to my ".com" version of the site. And basicly my domain registrar let's you use "forwarding" aswell as mask the urls.
Well, this might be a dumb question, but i'd like to be certain.

So my question is this:

*Is it ok to *turn off the forwarding and the mask features and will
the ".com" site be ok?

(I ask because i'm not too familier with how forwarding works and i was thinking that maybe if it was enabled, and then turned off, maybe the engines might think it was black hat because (1) engine is showing the ".biz/index.html" as the index of the site and Not showing the ".com/index.html" which *is* the index of the site.)
(They are all forwarding to the ".com" version so should show that one.)

(maybe it might think dulicate Content since all urls are forwarding to the .com site and one other engine is showing my other .biz/index.html domain (not .com) with content being indexed under it. That's odd since that one should not be indexed with info in it. That one forwards to the .com with the info.

(the domains are All forwarding to the ".com" version so it's strange that the engine shows the ".biz/index.html" and Not the ".com/index.html" in the search results.)

Also, the results do show other pages that go to the .com site such as example-dot-com/file.html and other pages(.com pages)

Anyways, back to my question:

Q.1. Is it ok to *turn off* the forwarding feature and the mask feature and will the ".com" site be ok and get the ".com/index.html" page indexed in the SE's instead of the ".biz/index.html"?

(I will just have the .com site with the content.)

Well, i know it's a long post, but i just wanted to explain thoroughly what i was experiencing. A little stressed thinking something might happen if do something wrong.

Well, Thank you guys for the help:) I appreciate your help:)
Hope to hear from you soon:)



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