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Website was down like two days and i lost rankings

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Useris, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. Useris

    Useris Junior Member

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    Hey,

    So i have 1 years old website that i managed to rank in #1 for some keywords without any backlinks.

    Forgot to extend my domain and website was down for like 36 hours or so...

    Lost all my rankings. From 1,2 positions i moved down to the second, third pages of serps.

    Should i worry about this?
     
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  2. jjhost12

    jjhost12 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Ah that sucks. Try tweaking your SEO a bit and follow the guides to see if you can get back to #1. Downtime does hurt ratings, some say perm, others say temp, some say long term but then recovers (my own believe as well).

    Good luck though OP, sucks though.
     
  3. savobaby

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    From my experience the same thing happened to me with a site I had ranked well for huge terms #1 #2 and #3, I ALSO forgot to renew my domain and my site was down for about 36 hours too, my rankings never got back to the same position even after 5 or so months. But I guess every site is different!
     
  4. seohug

    seohug Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You should regain ranking once your site is stable for around 2 weeks. Google reduces ranking of sites, usually temporary, if the content is no longer available - user experience.
     
  5. Cshark

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    It could take you a while to get back to #1 or #2 position-- something that's entirely dependent on your niche and user engagement of your site. I think you ought to focus on building some links and give it time.
     
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    i had this once before as well and it took quite a long time till the rankings came back ....
     
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    I had the same thing, ask your provider to sent the notification to you to the phone, this thing really helps
     
  8. darulez

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    REALLY strange. during that time the crawler must have accessed it :(

    resubmitmit manually the most important pages. NOW!
     
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  9. Red Soviet

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    Wait little while to see if google gives back rankings.

    It might be several weeks or months.
     
  10. Julie85

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    This has happened to me before. It took me 3 months to regain my rankings although within that 3 month period i built more links to the site mainly using blog comments.
     
  11. DEFINE

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    Happened to me once before. I moved my website to another hosting after it was offline for 2 days and after a week I regained my rankings.
     
  12. darulez

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    wow...
    this kind of suprises and at the same time worries me...
     
  13. SoCal Marketing

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    Hello,

    You ranking should be back in about a week or two. You can also use Google Webmaster Tools to submit a Site Map.

    Hope this helps!
     
  14. Useris

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    Hey guys, thanks for the answers. Website back in same positions in like 72 hours..
     
  15. MisterF

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    That's damn god going.

    Did you make any changes to the site, add new content or links?
     
  16. validseo

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    It will come back in a few days... this effect is the basis for a lot of terribly effective negative SEO attacks...