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From an SEO standpoint, moving from a keyword domain to a company branded domain is a good move. The 2014 SearchMetrics Ranking Factors found that that having keywords in the domain name is no longer a significant ranking factor. I consider hyphens in domain names to be bad for rankings as well. Moving to company branded domain name is a good move for ...


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The appropriate way to do this is to use the the rel=canonical attribute on your page. This will identify one source URL for your content. For example: <link rel="canonical" href="http://blog.example.com/dresses/green-dresses-are-awesome" /> Google acknowledges this issue in a write up found here: ...


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The simplest method would be: # Redirect to HTTP 404 File/Page Not Found Redirect 404 "/ja/any_posts" Redirect 404 "/ja/all_posts" Redirect 404 "/fr/any_posts" Redirect 404 "/fr/all_posts" Though you could also use: # Redirect to HTTP 404 File/Page Not Found RewriteRule ^ja/any_posts$ - [R=404,L] RewriteRule ^ja/all_posts$ - [R=404,L] RewriteRule ...


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It's not strictly a DNS setting. You would have to change the settings on your web server. You will need to have the friendsmusic.com DNS A record point to the IP Address that mydomain.com/friend is hosted at. Then assuming you are using an Apache web server you can go into the configuration file example: /etc/apache2/apache2.conf and create a mod_rewrite ...


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The only solution I can think of here is a server alias. A server alias points to your domain name on web server level. It can send the user somewhere without the URL changing But you must note: the domain should be hosted at your hosting company you should redirect all links to example.php/. Note the /, otherwise the real URL will be shown. It's a ...


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Your challenge will be whether you have internal teams (or old visitors) that will be unhappy about seeing new content if you redirect and archive. We were doing this with great success, but the fact that the FB open graph objects locked in with the older meta and like counts really challenged our analytics. We had to discontinue doing this but it ...


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Is it smart to redirect 301 old content 2013 --> 2014 and make a new archive page? Or keep it like this? I would keep it like this because users would be unhappy to see their link pointing to something new without warning. Now, if link juice is your concern, there would be nothing wrong with putting an internal link from older years pages to current ...


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I think your question is a bit confusing, probably mainly because you have some terminology mixed up. A redirect literally just means that a client tried to load a certain URL, and the server redirected them to another page. Whether or not this is the page the user intended has little to do with it from a technical standpoint. A HTTP Status code is a ...



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