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Just a few, I expect the list to go on and on... Backlinks DNS/Name Servers Manual Submission Domain Whois (Published List or Cache)


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Google never forgets a site that it had once indexed. Googlebot will continue to try to visit your old sites for years. There is no way that I know of to get the bots to totally stop trying to visit the old URLs. If the sites are truly down, Google won't include them in the search index. You won't get real users visiting those sites from search ...


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If you have access to those sites, add a hard 404-header. It won't get more obvious than that. The meta's (noindex and nofollow) still indicate that some content exists, you just don;t want it indexed (right now as far as they care). If those sites dont exists, use a htaccess and some CNAMES to do that same trick. (CNAME forum.site.com as site, and htaccess ...


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You could set up a single page on the subdomain with a message to users that the subdomain is no longer active, and they should access www.example.com instead. Provide a link for users to click through to the main site, and include <meta name="robots" content="noindex"> in the header for search engines to know that it's no longer available. This ...


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Is there a way to guess the keyword traffic for a specific URL using just search engines and page source? No, a search engine needs you to tell it the search terms and it gives you content as results - but I believe you want to be told what keywords/search terms (that you have been unable to guess yourself) generate traffic to this URL. You need a ...


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With robots.txt you can control crawling, not indexing. If a search engine is not allowed to crawl a document on your host, it might still index its URL, e.g. if it found the link on an external site. You can control indexing with the meta-robots element or the X-Robots-Tag HTTP header (see examples). You have to decide if you want to allow search engines ...


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First check how they currently do. Titles, description, content etc. You want to keep that the same. Do not improve (unless obvious things) Check which urls are used. Do not change url structure! Or use the proper 301 redirects to make sure current page value is transferred to the new page. You're starting on a new website, think this through. This is the ...



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