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Redirect vs nameservers

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Jetish, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. Jetish

    Jetish Newbie

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    Hello all,

    I just bought mysite.co.uk of mysite.com website.

    It is a wordpress blog about the U.K. and I was debating on how to take things?

    What is a smarter idea and how should I take things?

    A) Redirect the .co.uk to the .com?
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    B) use the same nameservers of my hosting on both domain names?
     
  2. SpookCash

    SpookCash Regular Member

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    If you wish for the UK site to have different content than the main site, then I suggest setting up both domain names to your hosting account. However if you only bought the domain for the sake of having the domain, then I would suggest setting up a redirect.
     
  3. prbkshv

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    Redirect the .co.uk to the .com.
     
  4. Jetish

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    I went with the redirect. Thanks.
     
  5. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If these are white hat, then join google webmaster stools and add both sites, then tell it you changed the address form co.uk to .com using the change of address feature - this will improve your site's reputation and the redirect won't look spammy.