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Does domain age change if doamin changes owners?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Jared255, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. Jared255

    Jared255 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Let's say xx.com was registered in the year 2000 but it has expired once or twice - will G view it as a 11 year old domain or a 0 year old domain because I just registered it?
     
  2. cooldude7

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    imho, in ur domain age its 0 year old in case of domain history its 11 year old.
    what big g looks is only his past, like previously

    was site up on that domain ?.,
    if yes then was it crawled already ?
    if yes indexed already ?
    previous PR of site.
    does it had backlinks from old time?
    what keyword was targeted.?
     
  3. thenew3ra

    thenew3ra Junior Member

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    Technically your site is 11 years old but I have no clue on this qeustion. I would say that since Google already knew that site that it treats it as 11 years but this is my geuss.

    Thanks,
    Austin
     
  4. carlito

    carlito BANNED BANNED

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    if godaddy (and other domain names sell places) use the age criteria to sell domain names, maybe it is for something i guess
     
  5. ivictus

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    if it really expires, fully available on any register, it's domain age is reset.

    However if the links are still in place Google will re-evaluate them and give the valure back to them.
     
  6. lonojoe

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    If it is a dropped domain, in the sense if it was available to public to register normally as we register a fresh domain, it will be having 0 Year domain age. Generally when a 10 year old domain expires, what godaddy does is register it for additional one year and will make it available in marketplace for bidding. If you are buying that way domain age will be 11 year old.
    This is not an answer your quesion.

    I bought a dropped domain. Its been a while, I can still see the old backlinks. I think Big G wont mind it. Not sure, but there will be some negatives which I am not aware of.

    Anyway

    All the best.:)
     
  7. carlito

    carlito BANNED BANNED

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    on godaddy there are plenty of 10 to 15 years old domains for barely $15, when i check backlinks number for them, most have ZERO.... it is strange...
    Even in waybackmachine they have no past..
    Anyway when you check their age with the whois, you see the first creation date and it is ok with what godaddy say.
     
  8. Scripteen

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    When using whois.domaintools.com, as long as the registration date is still few years old then it is still an old domain. Age won't reset until the domain is completely deleted and available for anyone to register.