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Massive drop in traffic after switching hosts - Please help

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by xxaxle, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. xxaxle

    xxaxle Junior Member

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    I recently purchased a site which was running smoothly but then once I switched hosting to 1and1 the traffic dropped like crazy. the site was down for a day cause I made a mistake when switching hosts but my keywords are still ranked.

    I believe my SEO is okay but idk why my google analytics is showing such low traffic. Also, for some reason, the Jetpack pageviews seems normal but the GA views are super low.

    Does anyone have experience with this and can help out?

    PS - the websites speed is fine when checking with an online tool

    Thanks
     
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    amazzy Registered Member

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    Check all your htaccess rules etc... make sure that you didnt mess up your url structure in some way. Check 404s in search console. If you have it use something like screaming frog to spider and look for issues
     
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    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    Check to see if they are capping your visitors, most shared hosts do like bluehost, justhost etc
     
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    pressrelease Power Member

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    Also check if seller has not scammed you by sending fake visitors to site , Its a common type of scam at Flippa.
     
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    xxaxle Junior Member

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    How can someone check this? The traffic was good for more than a month and seems coincidental that the traffic drop happened the same day I switched hosts...

    The hosting plan im using is a WP plan which I believe is dedicated, from 1and1
     
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    When you switching hosts, are you changing the IP's from one country to another country IP's