The process of moving a site or part of it from an existing virtual place to a new one.

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Migrating from a wordpress.com to wordpress.org blog without harming SEO

I've had a Wordpress.com weblog for 3 years. And its pages have a good pagerank and are shown in first search results pages. Because of the limitations, I should migrate to my own WordPress. How to ...
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How can I migrate articles from one Joomla 2.5 installation to another Joomla 2.5 installation?

I want to move some articles from an existing J! 2.5.x installation to another J! 2.5.x installation. I have had a look in the extensions but there is not a non commercial component that does this. ...
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Submitting a sitemap to take care of inherited Google crawler errors

I have an awful lot of Google Crawler errors (1000 or so) after I inherited a site that the previous owner migrated without moving much of their content. Would generating a map of the current site ...
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Website restyle, SEO migration plan?

I am currently in a project for one of my biggest clients. We have built a website that will -replace- the old website. When it comes to actual content its is largely the same. However, the ...
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Migration from one domain to another - Transfering the social media stats

I am planning to move my site from one domain to another i.e from domain a.com to b.com . The site also has a lot of content and the migration of content is not an issue. The 301 redirect will take ...
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Static HTML to Wordpress Migration SEO Implications?

Recently, I migrated a client's site to a new server and a new home within WordPress so they could more easily edit their website and start a blog section. The static site was 10 years old a was ...
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How do I migrate a MyBB forum to Vanilla?

I am running MyBB 1.6 and want to convert to vanilla forum. There are no converters that I know of. Is there a way to do it using a middleman forum that is supported by both ? eg mybb -> phpbb ...
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How can I transfer article content from old Joomla 1.5 site to new 2.5 site

I have an existing Joomla 1.5 site and am intending to wipe it and install a brand new 2.5 site. I will pick new plugins, template etc but would like to transfer the basic text / images of the ...
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How to interpret number of URL errors in Google webmaster tools

Recently Google has made some changes to Webmaster tools which are explained below: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2012/03/crawl-errors-next-generation.html One thing I could not find out ...
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Migrated website: PageRank and 404's

We have recently migrated our website and a lot of pages that existed on the old website no longer exist on the new website. We did create redirect rules to match the URLs from the old and the new ...
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Migrating a small web application for smartphones by creating narrow HTML pages?

I have a small web site offering a couple of functionalities, but it was not designed to operate with smartphones then. I don't have experience with smartphone application development (and this might ...
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Plesk Migration MediaTemple dv 3.5 to 4.0

With things slower during the holidays, I'm taking the time to upgrade out web server account with Media Temple from a dv 3.5 to dv 4.0. I'm a little out of my element doing this, but have been ...
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Migrating a national website to an international version

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this. I have a Persian web service (online diaries): 31shab.com and it's been operating successfully for a year, and we've decided to create an ...
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How can I tell if I have root access to my server?

I have a website hosted in a web hosting service called Hosting24. I'd like to migrate to Liquidweb, and the guys at Liquidweb say they will handle the whole migration process for me which is good ...
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How can I migrate from phpBB 3.x to SMF?

I have a phpBB 3.x-based site which I would like to migrate to SMF - basically, all threads, posts, user accounts and possibly PMs. This seems to be possible, but I haven't been able to find a solid ...
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Moving blog to another host - what is the impact to SEO to be expected?

I run a blog under mywebsite.com/blog. This is a self-hosted Movable-type installation. Now I want to get rid of the blog installation and use a hosted (WordPress.com) solution instead. The blog is ...
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Whereto should I migrate my dasBlog site?

For a couple of years I've been hosting my blog on my own server. However, I'm getting tired of maintaining it myself, and I also wish to move away from the dasBlog engine, since development of that ...
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Permanent redirect to different domain followed by temporary redirect to folder

I have old-domain.com which I want to migrate to new-domain.com. However, the content on the old domain is, well, old. And I'm currently in the process of redesigning my whole site. My idea is to do ...
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I need to migrate my site to [closed]

I'm at a crossroad right now, because I need to migrate my bloated and buggy site to a platform that is both secure and flexible. I have a community site built by web developers from scratch. The ...
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Moving a WordPress installation from a subdomain to its own domain without losing PageRank

I'd like to move a WP installation from a subdomain to its own without losing the PageRank achieved by that subdomain. What are the best steps in order to do this properly? Especially how do I set ...
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Joomla 1.5 to Wordpress 3.1 migration: how to redirect Joomla's permalinks

I'm migrating a Joomla 1.5 site to a WordPress 3.1 site (I will later update to WP 3.2.x) and I've found the right tool to do it, a plugin called Joomla 1.5 Importer. There is another plugin called ...
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How to 301 redirct all incoming requests to a domain to another domain?

I have a WordPress blog running on an Apache2 server currently that I need to completely move to a new domain name. http://www.somesite.com/ to http://www.someothersite.com I need all requests to ...
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Migration from Windows to Linux hosting

I'm looking forward installing a CMS for my sites - most likely Joomla - but apparently Windows hosting doesn't support it. I was wondering what kind of changes I'd have to perform if I changed to ...
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How can I transfer files from one server to another server using FTP

How can I transfer files from one server http://abc.com to another server http://xyz.com I do have the ftp passwords of http://abc.com [source server] and destination server. Which tool can be used? ...
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What SEO problems could I run into when changing CMS?

I have a website on one CMS and I wish to switch to another CMS. What are some problems SEO-wise that I could run into? I am aware that the way each CMS handles urls is different, so I'll make sure ...
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How to migrate my static html web site to Blogger?

I decided to migrate to blogger. I used to have pages like www.mysite.com/page.html, but Blogger pages are now like www.mysite.com/p/page.html When people use the old link which is posted on the ...
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Looking to move current e-commerce website to Squarespace

I have a business website, www.stockrumors.com, and it is a pretty simple design on the user side of things but the back end and admin side of things are a bit more complicated. Is it possible to ...
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How do I temporarily reference a new web host using my existing domain name?

On provider A I have an existing web hosting account running my site. On provider B I have my domain name registered pointing to the web hosting on provider A. I've just purchased a web hosting ...
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Impact of migrating home page from HTTP to HTTPS on search results

I've had to change one of my site's home page to HTTPS from HTTP. I had plenty of links coming into the HTTP page and was performing well in Google against many of my targeted search phrases. I did a ...
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Will moving a WordPress from one location to another result in broken links

I am having a WordPress installed at www.mydomain.com/blog/wordpress/ I am planning to move it to www.mydomain.com/blog/ Will this cause any 404 broken links? This question may seem stupid but please ...
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How to test the migration of a domain without actually changing the domain?

I have a somewhat complicated situation. We have a blog let's say at myblog.com and it is running fine. However, we now want to cut the budget and use a free hosting service isgreat.org. The service ...
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Updating/Redesign website…how to retain/transfer ranking?

What steps do I have to take in order to make sure that I keep my search engine rankings after I redesign or update my site?