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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by helll0a, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. helll0a

    helll0a Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Keeping this simple,

    One of my client sites is ranking first page for majority of kws. He does not like the look of the site and he wants it completely redone with the same information.

    I have basically redone the whole look of the site.. looks nothing like before (the content is structured the same way)

    Ill update you guys if any change in ranks occur as a result of this drastic design change.
     
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    Do keep us updated mate.
     
  3. S2Term

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    Would be interesting. Watch your menus, it can be easy to saturate your KW's if a new menu is in there somewhere.
     
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    That would be really interesting to see what happens after the re-structure of site.
     
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  5. Spinethetic

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    Yes, I would like to know of any updates to your rank changes. I also do some minor SEO work for a client (whose site I think would actually improve not only in the SERPs, but also improve bounce rate, as a result of a complete site redesign), this is something I'm really interested in and look forward to any further posts to this thread.
     
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    I'd love to hear about the results.
    Keep us updated mate :)
     
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    Interested to see the result buddy
     
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    Hello, done similar to this about 4 months ago for a WP Site, no drastic changes in serps in my case, what was done:

    image urls changed
    image alt tags changed
    menu names changed
    less images
    less texts
    Categories changed
    Url structure changed


    Domain is about 10 years old.
     
  9. helll0a

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    UPDATE

    All rankings stable.

    All looks good.

    Hope this helped.
     
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    dont want to ruin your celebration
    but its too early to assume anything

    it may take 2 - 3 weeks for google to re crawl your urls

    but in my own experience, changing themes/design does not affect serps..unless you do something wrong
    in most cases issues may tend to direct visitors,it may take a while for them to adopt
     
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    Is that website on wordpress or some custom CMS?
     
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    There was a thread here on BHW where a user was asking if redesigning an established site would harm their rankings.

    While I've redesigned and restructured sites before, most of these sites were either penalised or not receiving much traffic in the first place, so they saw positive changes in their rankings.
     
  13. helll0a

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    UPDATE #2

    All Rankings are pretty much stable. Some Kw's jumped UP.

    Everything looks good soo far.

    Will keep you all in the loop this week!
     
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    Good to hear, many times if done incorrectly - a restructure can impact your rankings negatively. Good work !
     
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    It means that your Re-design gone good with according to Guidelines ;)

    Thanks for OP this info sharing.