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Changing host will affect my rankings?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Skizzotrick16, Jan 13, 2017.

  1. Skizzotrick16

    Skizzotrick16 Newbie

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    Hello,
    it's been two months since i've built the first links to my niche and finally i can see the results. Unfortunately, the host's speed where my niche is being hosted is going down and i can see that many people are impatient and leave before the LP gets loaded.
    Is it going to affect my rankings if i transfer the domain to another host?

    Thank you.
     
  2. Windmm

    Windmm Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You should be fine.
    I haven't had any problem changing my host!
     
  3. mangoodi

    mangoodi Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Dear mate,
    Switching web hosts will not affect your web site ranking in any way.
     
  4. ContentWriter

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    Changing host won't affect your existing rank, but it may help your future ranking. People are more likely to stay in your page if it loads fast.
     
  5. Skizzotrick16

    Skizzotrick16 Newbie

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    Thank you for your answers!
     
  6. sub001

    sub001 Regular Member

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    Moving to a more reliable (faster) host is definitely a good idea. Do it!

    If you make sure the site has no downtimes, there won't be any negative impact on your rankings. In fact, if your current host is slow, you should expect your rankings to improve (depending on the niche and competition, of course).
     
  7. CenTex Hosting

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    Usually if you are moving from a host that the site speeds were low to a host that has better load times for you that will help with ranking. Also if you was on a shared IP that had a ton of other sites on it as well that could also be holding your site back.

    But to answer your question you should be fine.
     
  8. Jason Bradbury

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    Yes page speed is a ranking factor. Invest in a good host like wpengine
     
  9. trafficexpert393

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    Low page speed can negatively impact rankings. My recommendation would be to switch to another hosting provider.