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internal linking question

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by lokko, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. lokko

    lokko Regular Member

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    Okay say I have my home page which is my most powerful page link to another page on my website to give it power, but then after a month i decide to change my silo structure of my pages, and I do redirects where needed. Should I also change my internal links to the new silo structure or will the redirect take care of it.

    Hope I explained it properly
     
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    validseo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yes... change your navigation, canonical URLs, site map URLs too. Then resubmit sitemaps.
     
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    Would be better to change the internal links to old pages, though the redirects will obviously redirect it automatically. If you're using the right redirect, it's not really too much of an issue. If there are too many to manually update, leave it, let the redirects do their thing. Crawlers are smart enough to know what a redirect is and will still have the same effect (no negative effect). The problem comes when that internal link lands on a 404 page not found page, but as long as it goes somewhere relevant (redirect or not), it's good. So don't worry about it too much.

    But yeah, definitely update sitemaps and ping after you've made the changes
     
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    lokko Regular Member

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    two different answers, ahh this is hard
     
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    adityaradea Registered Member

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    use plugin seo redirect 301 to Replace the old links with the new ones.