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Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Zoco1, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. Zoco1

    Zoco1 Regular Member

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    Sorry for the stupid questions guys, but I want to migrate my site from another CMS to wordpress and I'm really new to this cms.

    - My site is a content driven website, it has 250+ articles and it will continue to grow. Is wordpress capable of handling it ?
    - Every article I have on the site has a separate page. What is better to do in WP - each article in a post or different page for every article?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. weblues

    weblues Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    1. Wordpress should handle it.
    2. It depends on the way the migation will take, but every article as a post is still OK.
     
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  3. Elbert

    Elbert BANNED BANNED

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    Weblues is correct it should all migrate over no issues, but if you have any problems go to fiver and there is a guy who does mine all the time or its a lady but look for it and someone will be able to do it cheap. HOpe this helps
     
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    Yes Wordpress is capable of handling this. Even the big sites with thousands of indexed pages are using Wordpress.
     
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  5. igniteimages

    igniteimages Regular Member

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    I'm pretty sure Mashable still uses WP - so 250 pages should be fine :)
     
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  6. Techxan

    Techxan Elite Member

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    Listen, I hate word press and almost everything about it. It is designed to deliver the written word, and not ave a bunch of modules glued to it to make it do something else.

    I usually tell people to avoid wordpress.

    BUT

    In your case, this is exactly what WordPress is designed to do and you will find no better suited CMS for this purpose.

    Watch your permalinks, make the common web site pages (Home,privacy policy, about, contact, ect,) as pages, do all the page content articles on your current site into the WP installation as posts, and you will be fine..
     
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  7. Zoco1

    Zoco1 Regular Member

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    What will happen when I migrate the posts and all the publish dates are changed ? Is that a bad thing ?
     
  8. Zoco1

    Zoco1 Regular Member

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    anyone?
     
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    TechCrunch uses WordPress, so you can be sure it's fine.
    Why is every article on a separate page?
     
  10. WayneInc

    WayneInc Senior Member

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    In Wordpress they had inbuilt functionality that you can change the post time /..so there is no issue..you can change time according to your need.


     
  11. Zoco1

    Zoco1 Regular Member

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    But did anyone try to change all the publish dates ? What were the results in G ?
     
  12. Zoco1

    Zoco1 Regular Member

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    bump.....
     
  13. Zoco1

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    and another thing... what about all the urls? Like I said I have around 300 posts. Should I do 301 redirect for all of them?

    I would lose all the rankings if i change them, right ?
     
  14. ZestMedia

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    Yes, there won't be any major issues when migrating over!
     
  15. Zoco1

    Zoco1 Regular Member

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    No I mean url structure is different in joomla than in wordpress. The urls of the posts will be different. This must surely affect rankings, right?

    How to solve this situation? 301 redirect for all 300 posts ?
     
  16. Jiggz

    Jiggz Registered Member

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    Yes u'll need to 301 it till google picks it up or you can do it through mod rewrite i think as well
     
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