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Can I safely use a expired domain for a 301 redirect

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by robin222, Dec 31, 2019.

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  1. robin222

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    I recently purchased an expired domain name that matches my current niche site: DA40, RD350, which includes a large number of high-quality back links; no spam;
    I want to redirect this expired domain name to my niche website via 301. Is it safe?
     
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    Is the niche site new? Or does it have a decent link profile? If it's new, the 301 might swallow the domain and show up instead of it.

    One other smol ting : check that the source domain isn't penalized.
     
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    Point it to a tier 1 and tier 1 at your site 301 lose power very fast
     
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    My website is 2 years old and the expired domain name is very clean
     
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    I may not understand what you mean
     
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    Do it. It’s safe.
     
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    I am try it :)
     
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    Then might be worth the experiment. No harm if this info is accurate.
     
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    Jefis wrote true just do it
     
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    thanks. i am try it
     
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    thanks
     
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    My niche site is 2 years old and also has some high quality back links;
     
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    Then it might be worth the experiment. If the source domain is clean it can't hurt.
     
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    thank you very much.
    I want to know that this expired domain name is on godaddy, I just need to point the expired domain name to the server DNS of my niche website, then set up a plugin domain on the server, and complete a 301 redirect on the server. right?
    No need to purchase a server hosting for my expired domain name and set up a 301 redirect in the .htaccss file?
     
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    Correct, no need to host the origin domain.

    If your target domain has canonical host 301 in htaccess all you have to do is point the domain to it, when people type in the old domain it'll automatically 301 it to the right domain.
     
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    so great, thank you very much
     
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