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Changing Wordpress Themes

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by lildre320, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. lildre320

    lildre320 Registered Member

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    I had a quick question. I'm currently using thesis themes and all is great, I'm doing pretty well with the search engines considering I've only created the site less than a month ago, 1500+ UV a day, a few top ranking keywords etc. My question is now what would be the effects of me changing themes? I wanted to test out the Slick theme to try and improve my CTR for adsense, but I was curious whether or not the Changing of themes would adversely affect my rankings?
     
  2. teeniegenie

    teeniegenie Supreme Member

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    I suppose it could have a little bit of an effect, but you have the same plugins for seo purposes regardless of the theme. I'm sure some themes have better coding than others when it comes to seo, but I would not be too worried if I were you. Just my 2 cents...
     
  3. popcrdom29

    popcrdom29 Senior Member

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    From what I understand, changing the theme should not affect your rankings. I've done it before and was ok. However, you need to make sure that none of your links to pages that you rank and get traffic to change.
     
  4. SalonSpaSource

    SalonSpaSource Registered Member

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    Before changing the theme, compare tags of your existing theme. I mean to say
    <h1>, <h2> specially in new theme it is same or changed.
    Changing theme will not effect your URL structure so nothing to worry about.
     
  5. trungdeplao

    trungdeplao Junior Member

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    i did this some days ago, i notice that information in meta tag that i added in file header before has gone. So i have to re-add. For ranking, don't know as my site loose its positions for 2 days and backk
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