Anyone know if this is possible?

bobbylove321

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I have one website with 17,000+ backlinks that has now been sandbox.

I'm wondering if I can direct all of the backlinks for that website domain to another one, and have all 17,000+ automatically point to the new one.

Is this possible?

Has anyone done this?
 

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There isn't a way to change where the backlinks are linking to, but there is a way to change where they finally end up...along with link juice.

An .htaccess 301 redirect would do the trick just fine.

Lets say your site is:

www.yoursandboxedsite.com/exampleurl1.com

and you want any linkjuice redirected to another domain, along with it's matching URL...like www.yourNOTsandboxedsite.com/exampleurl1.com

You could use this 301 redirect:

Code:
Options +FollowSymLinks 
RewriteEngine on 
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^yoursandboxedsite.com [NC] 
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://yourNOTsandboxedsite.com$1 [L,R=301]
So if a link/visitor is going to: http://yoursandboxedsite.com it/they will end up at (along with link juice) http://yourNOTsandboxedsite.com

If a link/visitor is going to http://yoursandboxedsite.com/post-about-frogs.htm it/they will end up at (along with link juice) http://yourNOTsandboxedsite.com/post-about-frogs.htm

So if you were to "clone" your sandboxed site (content, urls, everything) and use that .htaccess code, you'd end up with a fully functional second site that is getting all the link juice in all the same places/to the same URLs that the sandboxed site was getting.
 
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crazyflx,

Could I make it so that all pages of yoursandboxedsite.com link to yournotsandboxedsite.com ? (Ex. yoursandboxedsite.com/abc will link to homepage of yournotsandboxedsite.com)

Also, if the site is created with wordpress (Fantastico in cpanel), where would I paste that code you gave?

Lastly, so if my sandboxed website has 17,000+ backlinks, and I do the 301 redirect, then that means the 17,000+ backlinks are now linking to the new website, correct? (In other words the new website would have 17,000+ backlinks)
 

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crazyflx,

Could I make it so that all pages of yoursandboxedsite.com link to yournotsandboxedsite.com ? (Ex. yoursandboxedsite.com/abc will link to homepage of yournotsandboxedsite.com)

Also, if the site is created with wordpress (Fantastico in cpanel), where would I paste that code you gave?

Lastly, so if my sandboxed website has 17,000+ backlinks, and I do the 301 redirect, then that means the 17,000+ backlinks are now linking to the new website, correct? (In other words the new website would have 17,000+ backlinks)

Even I have same question. If thats the case then I think craxyflx has found a solution to sandboxing :D
 

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crazyflx,

Could I make it so that all pages of yoursandboxedsite.com link to yournotsandboxedsite.com ? (Ex. yoursandboxedsite.com/abc will link to homepage of yournotsandboxedsite.com)

Also, if the site is created with wordpress (Fantastico in cpanel), where would I paste that code you gave?

Lastly, so if my sandboxed website has 17,000+ backlinks, and I do the 301 redirect, then that means the 17,000+ backlinks are now linking to the new website, correct? (In other words the new website would have 17,000+ backlinks)

It won't be that all pages from yoursandboxedsite.com LINK to yourNOTsandboxedsite.com, but rather they will all redirect to it.

Meaning, you type in yoursandboxedsite.com into your browser and press enter and you'll end up at yournotsandboxedsite.com. The same thing will happen to any search engine spider that crawls a backlink to yoursandboxedsite.com (the spider will end up at yournotsandboxedsite.com, and when using a this redirect [which is called a 301 redirect], all link juice also goes to the notsandboxedsite.com as well).

Anyway, to get EVERY page of the sandboxed site to redirect to the notsandboxedsite, you would use the following code:

Code:
Redirect 301 / http://www.yourNOTsandboxedsite.com/
Now realize this: That means that ALL the linkjuice/backlinks that you've created....SITEWIDE...for yoursandboxedsite.com will be redirected to ENTIRELY to the homepage of yournotsandboxedsite.com using that.

Here is how you use it:

Open up notepad and paste that code into it. Save the file as (without quotes): ".htaccess" (save it in a folder called "new htaccess file")

Go to the root folder of yoursandboxedsite.com and download the existing .htaccess file to a folder on your computer called "original htaccess file" as you'll probably reupload it at some point and you don't want to lose it's configuration.

Now, upload the .htaccess file you created in step 1 & upload it to the root folder of your website.

That's it.
 
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hmm... you know, i think im going to implement this into my theory that i have going. good idea and smart fix. you cant change the backlinks themself but you can redirect it to another site
 

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hmm... you know, i think im going to implement this into my theory that i have going. good idea and smart fix. you cant change the backlinks themself but you can redirect it to another site


Let us know what happens.
 
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