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Will Google Index a site that Just forwards to another

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by exodusms, Mar 25, 2010.

  1. exodusms

    exodusms Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Any one know if Google will index a new domain that simply forwards to another domain?
     
  2. kireol

    kireol Junior Member

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    whats to index if it just forwards?
     
  3. Sacrilege

    Sacrilege Regular Member

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    Google interprets a 301 redirect as "Permanently moved" - the site has moved to another location. This can take some time to process but it should move some of the PR juice from the original site and replace it with the new site in the index. The site with the 301 will normally be dropped from the index.

    If you're doing a javascript meta-refresh, googlebot does not process javascript, but it does see it. You may pick up a penalty because they don't like this. (see google webmaster guidelines - doorway pages)
     
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  4. blackhit

    blackhit Super Moderator Staff Member Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    True..so a new domain won't be indexed as Google sees no reason.
    With the 301 you're telling Google..."I moved, there's nothing here".