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is my domain 5 days or 9 years old?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Mr.BL, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. Mr.BL

    Mr.BL Registered Member

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    5 days ago i registered domain name.
    Now today I was checking the age of it, and found out that it was registred previusly, 9 years ago. obv because I was able to register it, the last owners let it cancel.
    Some domain age tolls say its 5 days old, some say its 9 years old. Which is the best toll to check this out? And how will google age it?
     
  2. thinktank1

    thinktank1 Regular Member

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    if it was expired it is 5 days old. If you bought it in an auction it would be 9 years old. To keep the age the domain cannot expire but needs to be transferred from the previous owner to your account.
     
  3. rugbyjack2005

    rugbyjack2005 Power Member

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    If there are links going to this domain, would Google count them given it is effectively a new domain?
     
  4. BHopkins

    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Some whois sites show the first date of registration while others show the last registration after drop/expiration. Whois.sc/example.com will usually show both.