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Change domain , affect SEO rankings?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by jononaquest, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. jononaquest

    jononaquest Newbie

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    I have been creating a site for a family member on my own domain name, which is not the company business name or business domain, it has actually gotten on first page of google for one of the targeted keywords, and on page 2-5 on other keywords. How do I go about changing the website to the proper domain without losing any of these results? Any help is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. HerpDerpSlerp

    HerpDerpSlerp Power Member

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    do a 301 redirect from old site to new site matching all the pages. In a few weeks your new site will be where your old site was. Use .htaccess to do it
     
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    I vouch that you should use this. :)
     
  5. jononaquest

    jononaquest Newbie

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    Ok great, I will look into that. I appreciate the advice!