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thousands of 301 redirects for a new killer site - problem?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by largesiteguy, May 13, 2017.

  1. largesiteguy

    largesiteguy Newbie

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    Hi folks

    I built a new amazing aggregation project which will absolutely crush the competition, help my clients to live a better life and pay me millions of $$$.

    At the moment I have around 30,000 pages indexed. Now I decided to make a major change in the URL structure. This will affect around 10% = 3,000 pages. They will get a new URL.

    My plan is to make a 301 redirect from the old URL to the new URL. Once the new URL is indexed and ranking I will probably just delete the 301 some time later because there are no backlinks or internal links going to the old URL. So ideally google will just deal with the new URL and forget about the old URL eventually.

    My question is if I might get penalized or get any manual action for changing thousands of URLs at once because my site is still so new? I am aware that it will take some time to recover the ranking. I am fine with that but I am really interesting if I might get into some other trouble here.

    Thanks for your advice.
     
  2. largesiteguy

    largesiteguy Newbie

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    anyone?
     
  3. SpoonFeeder

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    From what I know, there's no specific algorithm that penalizes the 301's for the url's or pages. You said it's an aggregation project so I believe the pages will have some duplicate content. If that pages are indexed just fine and stays in the index, you should have no problem 301'ing it to other url/domain to replicate it's current ranking.
     
  4. vexxatu

    vexxatu Newbie

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    301 is safe for SEO, Google will redirect all the juice there with no problem.
     
  5. patriotnews

    patriotnews Senior Member

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    On my aggregation site, I 301 approx 500 pages a month and have for 2yrs. All of them go to the homepage. No issues from Google.
     
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  6. djp371

    djp371 Elite Member

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    It is fine because you are implementing a permanent 301 redirect to URLs and Google honors that. But if you have a previously penalize page/URL, that penalty may follow to your new URL. Also, Google recommends to "split your move into smaller steps".
     
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    There Is No 301 Redirect Penalty You Will Just Loose Little Link Juice
     
  8. turdface

    turdface Supreme Member

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    Can you tell me specifically what you mean by aggregation site?