__/ [ Borek ] on Wednesday 17 May 2006 10:17 \__
> On Wed, 17 May 2006 10:57:39 +0200, 4site <ian@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> For many years one of our websites has had a top-ranking with Google,
>> Yahoo, etc. The site owners changed about 3 years ago and wanted to
>> substitute the original domain name with their own branded domain name,
>> whilst retaining the old site content. Since then we have had two
>> domain names pointing to the same web space. This is currently
>> achieved within the http.conf file.
>> Rankings for the new domain name are poor, whilst the old name is still
>> at the top. How do we reverse this and get the new domain name shown
>> where the old domain is currently listed?
> You should redirect old domain to the new one using 301 instead of
> displaying the same content on two addresses - assuming that's what you do
Don't hold your breath though. You will still have some problems with
unaligned bookmarks, inbound links, and the redirections themselves. I
believe that redirections always absorb some of the 'energy' (e.g.
Googlejuice) which they are intended to propagate or transfer to new
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