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www and non-www

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by helll0a, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. helll0a

    helll0a Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hi guys,

    Just had a question.. I initialy had my website without the www. Recently I ordered a services where I gave my links WITH the www... Will this make a difference in link power as entering with the www redirects to the non-www. Also My webmaster tools does not show any indexed links after I added the www to my site address on Wordpress. I put a sitemap request in 30 hours ago.. How long will it take for webmaster tools to show links like it used to?

    I have also changed my prefered domain with the www on webmaster.

    When I type site:mydomain.com ... I see all my website pages on Google
    When I type site:www.mydomain.com ... I see only 1 inner page? why is this happening.. I only want to have the www version.

    Please let me know what you think and any help is appreciated!!!

    Cheers:)
     
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    Read this: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/44231?hl=en

    It shouldn't make that much difference to link power, as you are essentially using the WWW as a buffer site for your links.

    But in future, you should make sure whether you'd rather use WWW or not, and then stick with it. If it wasn't for redirects, they would be two totally different websites, imo.
     
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  3. helll0a

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    But I changed the site address on wordpress WITH the www and also chose www as the prefered domain.. is it still going to be a buffer site?
     
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    From the SEO point of view, it doesn't matter any more. If you made the changes in google webmasters tool, it will take some time to update...maybe a few days.
     
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    Ok thanks a lot, will check and update. I thank you guys for the prompt response!