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Old Website / New Website Problems

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by SEORasta, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. SEORasta

    SEORasta Senior Member

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    Ok here is what I am looking at for the new year and want some thoughts. Lately I have been hacked on my main SEO wordpress site. They are leaving footer links and shit and I have changed my admin name and password but now google list me as a warning when you to go my site.
    So now im thinking for the new year to keep my same domain as this is also my biz name but change over to either a very secure wordpress set up OR go strictly html.

    My question is though if I build a new site and keep the same domain and even the same URLS for my inner pages how will the links I build on my site now affect a new build launching? If I have to I will keep the same domain but have all new inner pages and content etc. What would be best route to take. NOt sure I want to build any links if I change my inner page URLS on Jan 1st. any input is thankfull!
     
  2. RankGeek

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    Changing over to a new host / platform should be safe. Think about it - if a domain got penalized earlier for whatever reason, and it expires, is bought by a new user and he makes a site out of it, Google is going to rank him, right? Same rule would apply! And yes, when the security on your site increases, Google will anyway change it's mind about your site the next time it comes visiting. No need to go fully html and lose the simplicity of WP either - just a more secure server should do :) Keep us posted!
     
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  3. SEORasta

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    Well i dont know if its the server...these fools somehow break into my site (and my admin and password are I think hard to break) and add there damn code. I take it out and its back within 24 hours. My domain itself is not hurt just the rankings and this warning that my site is harmful :(
     
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    You're probably used a theme that has a backdoor. Have you tried changing it entirely?
     
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    I am thinking about that but If I change just the theme I would like to change my content and really "start over" this means any inner page URLS that are indexed now would change when I do a new theme as I would use different titles and such.
     
  6. Stalyn

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    Always get your themes from Wordpress.org if you use free ones.
     
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    Makes Sense. Or you can get some very good themes at great prices - right here on BHW. That way, you won't even have the hassle of worrying about whether the free theme is good or not. All the best! Signing off.