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Migrating a website to a new server and content management system but keeping domain: What will happen to our Google rank?

We are currently in the process of launching a new website in my non-profit organisation; our old web site that has been around since the end of the 90's will be replaced by a Squarespace site. Now, ...
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1answer
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Redundant Hosting and duplicate content's effect on SEO

My Company is currently in the early planning phases of a project where we are playing with the idea of hosting our web project on multiple continents. The idea is to push local users to the closest ...
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Transferred hosting and website not online during transition for 2 weeks - will this affect search results? [duplicate]

If a website's hosting is being transferred and is not online in between for approx. 14 days - would this affect the organic search positions when it's finally transferred? When they've since ...
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2answers
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Will using two different tracking codes affect my SERP

Hello everyone and thanks for your time! I am now facing a problem after a site migration. New site is basically an improved version of old site, with the same content and some extras. After ...
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How do I categorize my website (domain)? [duplicate]

I recently purchased a domain and created the website. I found that this belongs to "None" category and so found blocked in cyberoam firewall. I tried with all possible meta tags at index.html. But ...
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2answers
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Advantages of purchasing a domain & hosting before website is developed

I have seen many website owners who have purchased the domain & a hosting provider before the website is online. These websites generally says "Website coming soon".. I know that you need to ...
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0answers
11 views

Hosting that makes setting up multiple sites easily [duplicate]

I'm currently running several websites, both for myself and for clients. Most of them are smallish sites but there are 1 or 2 that are have promising futures. My question is, since it seems like the ...
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4answers
145 views

Web hosting country effect site SEO?

Currently I use USA based VPS. According to Google analytics USA, India, Malaysia, UK are respectively generated majority of my blog traffic. I found a same specification, but low cost VPS provider ...
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1answer
1k views

SEO impact of using CNAME host both naked and www URL

I have been told I can have two A records on my domain, one with www and one without. However, I have been told can cause SEO issues because google will take it as duplicate content. However when I ...
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3answers
94 views

Can creating a duplicate site for testing and upgradation can cause duplicate content

Considering upgrade of CMS to latest version- the process may take anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks. May suggest - we need to work on live server, what we have planned: take exact replica of site and ...
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46 views

Buying a domain in other country: larger response times?

I bought a domain in a very well know provider of domains in USA (Godaddy). Now I want to use that domain for a site (local bussines) hosted in a server in Spain, and I'm wondering if I will get ...
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1answer
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Link building campaign for externally hosted subdomain

I am launching a link building campaign for a subdomain. I plan to ensure that the subdomain receive enough links from the parent domain and external domains in order to speed up indexing and increase ...
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1answer
162 views

Will changing server location affect SEO? [duplicate]

I have a .com website hosted in the US. Most of my traffic comes from there, but I found better prices and service in a webhost with a server in another country. Will it matter if I make the switch, ...
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1answer
20 views

domain hosting redirect

I have registered a cheap domain (no hosting) and have a web server (AWS). In the domain registration I can forward to the web server. This means that if a user enters my domain they see a frame of my ...
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1answer
48 views

Hosting inhouse or in a Data center

I have test application, which popularity would drive the business - its a portal to be used by 100's of people. I am at a very start up of it and confused whether to host it on my inhouse server or ...
2
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1answer
42 views

Why Can I See 301'd URL in Google Index

I have a domain, www.timeclockmtsonline that I have 301'd to www.timeclockmts-online.com using the following PHP: <?php header( "HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently" ); header( "Location: ...
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1answer
46 views

Website Duplication issue

We just launched our New site with lots of changes in design and content. After getting into my Cpanle i came to know that my website developing company have done this to my site. The old site is ...
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1answer
65 views

Multiple Host Effect on SEO?

I am running the primary portion of my website on Google App Engine and using that to generate about 30% of the actual pages on the website and then I am using WordPress to run the Updates section ...
3
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2answers
409 views

What will be the impact on SEO if we remove our SSL certificate (url become http instead of https)?

For some weird reason the content accessed though our domains is returned via SSL HTTPS on all domains pointing to the server. https://domain.com leads to our website, with a proper SSL certificate ...
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973 views

Hide from google while developing

I will be building a (wordpress) web site. While I am developing, other team members will be pushing content. I'd like to have it hidden from google while under development. It will be hosted on ...
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129 views

Does the period of hosting impact website rankings on search engines?

Does the period of hosting impact website rankings on search engines? If so, what should be the minimum period one should host?
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2answers
521 views

Do I need to physically host my website in separate countries for SEO?

I run an ecommerce store that is hosted in Ireland, and ranks ok with google.ie The market for this comapny is the Republic of Ireland and the UK. Is it beneficial for me to have a UK hosted ...
5
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1answer
110 views

How do Search Engines Segment Against Locale?

Assume I run a multi-lingual website. If I had a Spanish section, it should be included in Spanish-segmented search engines such as Google Spain Google Peru Google El Salvador and excluded in the ...
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1answer
155 views

Remove internal sub domain duplicate content on Google [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Remove URLs from Google Search Engine Our hosting provider has a internal sub domain like so: n265-269-265-265.cnet.hosting.iiii. The internal sub domain is ...
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1answer
105 views

Web hosting does not matter?

I have read this question. I agree that webhosting does matter in load time and how much uptime it is giving but it seems that some companies have given it a huge hype. Please have a look at this ...
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5answers
521 views

What's the difference between an addon domain and redirecting any domain to any subdomain?

Most of the server space vendors have two type of product: They say this much space inside that you can park/add NUMBER OF domain Here also that much space inside that you can only park/add ONE ...
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2answers
700 views

Best way to move your domain and keep the Google position

I have to move one domain to a new one which is semantically better for SEO. I would like to know the best way to do it so that the new domain keeps the google position. I know the basic steps: to ...
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2answers
381 views

Redirect primary domain to parked domain

The problem is as follows: We already have registered domain name (example.com.hr) via a Croatian domain name provider. During the web hosting registration process, the registrar doesn't offer a ...
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1answer
37 views

Webhost ads say they will “Promote your site to search engines”. What do they really do?

In several webhost commercials, ads, and benefits charts theres sometimes a feature where they will promote or advertise your site to search engines. Usually its part of the package but sometimes they ...
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3answers
247 views

Do hosting company and CMS matter?

Does it matter for SERP, where my site is hosted and whether it's created with the use of a CMS, and if yes, does it matter, what particular CMS was used?
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1answer
186 views

What is the tolerable Website Downtime and it's Impact on SEO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Effect on Google rankings if my site is down? I'm using hostgator shared hosting for some of my sites and uptime reported by mo.ni.tor.us is in between 97% to 94%. Is it ...
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3answers
1k views

Does using free webhosting affect a site's search ranking?

We have two sites, one which uses free hosting and one which uses paid hosting. The site with free hosting is taking a while to get indexed by Google, while the site with paid hosting was indexed ...
4
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2answers
512 views

Effect on Google rankings if my site is down?

What happens to my Google rankings when my site goes down for a short or long period of time?
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1answer
133 views

What hoster offers automatic Wordpress upgrades (like Dreamhost) and _also_ spreads your sites over range of unique IP addresses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I just love the One-click-install and automatic Wordpress upgrades at Dreamhost. However, I am looking for a hoster ...
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Will the rest of my clients be affected if google blocks a site on the same server?

I am about to take on a client who is a mutual friend of someone I know. He has a legit business, but one of his competitors somehow complained to google and got his whole site blocked. He's ...
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2answers
281 views

Will it hurt my website's SEO friendliness if I host a french targetted website at, let's say, godaddy.com?

I have read that the server location is important for a website to be SEO friendly. I am planning to build a website from scratch which is targetted mainly to french audience (in france), but I am ...
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1answer
166 views

should I move my completed site from it's subdomain to it's own hosting? Will it hurt SEO

I have one hosting account and about 11 domains. The domains are completely individual not having content, topic or themes in common, 11 indidivual domains and websites. To save some cash up front I ...
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4answers
5k views

Does changing web hosting server affects SEO page ranking?

I have been hosting in a server from last 2 years. I am planning to change the hosting server. Before i change the hosting server i would like to know whether it affects my page ranking or not?
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2answers
680 views

I'm thinking of moving my site to Squarespace as I have little time to manage my site

I'm thinking of moving my site to Squarespace, I have around 40 pages with videos, screenshots and web forms etc, my blog is wordpress and I want to move everything on to Squarespace. My worry is that ...
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3answers
360 views

Company blog, host internally or not?

If I have a website for a company selling product(s). Is there any difference in terms of rewards/penalties from having a company blog hosted interally (for example mycompany.com/blog) or going ...
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2answers
91 views

Japanese Hosting And Search Engine Rankings

I have a website that is currently hosted in Japan and has been for a number of years. Its well established in the search engines in both Yahoo Japan and Google Japan. For numerous reasons its become ...
6
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1answer
359 views

SEO implications of hosting a UK-based site on an EC2 instance based in Ireland

Our core business is based in the UK and our public website is also hosted in the UK. We're considering leaving our current hosting provider and moving the website to an EC2 instance, using the EU ...