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

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Will changing the A record for my site with implicit MX break my email?

My question is similar to this question. I checked other questions on Webmasters, but found none referring specifically to implicit MX records. I'm helping someone move a site hosted on Bluehost to ...
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Post migration issues with ranking

We recently migrated our website to WordPress, changing our URL structure from 'www.example.com/blog-post' to 'www.example.com/blog-post/' by adding trailing slashes. Following this, we implemented ...
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What am I missing with the migration of my Wordpress Site from one Dreamhost Account to another?

I have spent at least 20 hours trying to figure this out at this point and just don't know what I am missing. I am moving a Wordpress site hosted on one Dreamhost Account to a different hosting ...
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Move from one web host to another but keep Google Email Settings

Web host: Hostinger Domain from Google Domains MX Records for Googledomains (Nameservers:4 records starting with: NS-CLOUD-E1.Googledomains.com. ALL 4 are to cloud.googledomains.com) New Web host : ...
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migrate domain-name and hosting from google-sites to wordpress

I don't have website deveoplemnt experience. For keeping my personal blogs, I took the easy plug-and-play step and I have created a website using sites.google.com. I bought the domain name and hosting ...
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Migrate old WordPress site to a subdomain via cPanel

I'm a volunteer with non-profit helping with their website. I'm accustomed to working the frontend, but not the backend. We recently connected the website domain to a new site on Squarespace. Since ...
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What should I do in Google Search Console if the URL for my domain changes completely?

I was running a website called https://example.com. Multiple indexes are registered in the Search Console with the above domain. As the content of the website changes, I need to reconfigure the ...
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Is it risky for SEO to change URLs with 301 redirects? [duplicate]

Our company has URLs that are well ranked which is vital for us. But we need to change all the structure of thousands of URLs and I am afraid of a negative impact on our natural indexing and ranking ...
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Copy SharePoint server 2016 site from one server to another SharePoint 2016 server [closed]

I'm facing an issue while trying to create a development site into SharePoint 2016 server. I have site already exist in another SharePoint 2016 server and the site is running fine, now I need to ...
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Vendor lock-in when trying to migrate an EC2 wordpress website that serves via cloudfront and stores on an S3 bucket

I was wondering if I have a wordpress website on EC2 instance and it is saving everything on an S3 bucket and serves via cloudfront.. If I want to move my website one day to some other hosting, will I ...
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Potential concerns or gains from buying and hosting content on a domain that has been redirecting for 17 years?

A client of mine bought a domain that apparently sounds more attractive and intend to migrate their main website to it. Besides from the regular domain migration concerns, should I also be concerned ...
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Changing a URL with a lot of organic traffic due to a migration

My team and I are working on a website migration (from Magento to Magento 2). We have taken this opportunity to renew the website architecture since currently it's not SEO friendly at all. My question ...
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When changing domains and renaming pages are redirects really necessary? How long do they need to be in place?

Recently I moved a medium sized site from a domain to another. During the migration the structure of the site (page name/page dependency) changes but site data does not change. I was advised to ...
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Google Analytics - Is there a way to import Universal Analytics property data into Google Analytics 4 property

All these days for our company website we are using Google Analytics' Universal Analytics property for tracking and analyzing the data. Since Google Analytics GA4 has lot of improved and new tracking/ ...
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Changing GA property after changing domain?

One of our clients migrated to the new domain. I want to know what should I do on the existing Google Analytics property?
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Old Site URLS are marked as Duplicates after Site Migration

site migration gone wrong- > https://i.sstatic.net/Bq3IO.jpg 3 weeks After a failed site migration and 95% of my traffic gone (see screenshot), I decided to remove the redirect from the old sitemap,...
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Would search engines penalize migrating to a new blogging platform while keeping the same content and URLs?

How much does Google penalize search rankings if one takes their blog from WordPress/Square/Webflow/Hugo/etc to another platform - while keeping the same article text body and keeping the same article ...
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What to do in Google Search Console when moving a subdomain to its own domain

I found this post but I it doesn't answer my question completely. I have https://de.example.com https://es.example.com and others which I moved using 301 to https://example.de https://example.es ......
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Will changing a site from no-www to using www affect SEO?

My client wants to switch their site from https://example.com to https:///www.example.com. I know how to make the switch to having www in front of the domain - but does anyone know if making this ...
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Is it safe to run 2 website in parrallel on different domains for the same company?

A few months ago, we started a new version of our website. We also changed our domain name to be more in context with our company. The website was updated during last weekend and the old version was ...
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Switching from single to multi language website - indexing problem and lost rank

I have a website which used to be to available in a single language website: French. We wanted to purpose our product in other language (English, Portuguese, Spanish, etc.) First, we have changed the ...
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When moving my web hosting but keeping mail hosting, how do I change the SPF TXT DNS record with an IP address?

My website was previously on a windows server A with ip 79.137.24.248 but my mail server was on a Linux hosting with ip of 185.81.99.111. There were three DNS record that were connecting these two ...
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Full local server preparing for use full site backup file from hosting

To install CMS from the beginning locally we need LAMP web service stack. In ex. in our Ubuntu OS, usually in var/www/html path will be our site (domain name folder).. But what from start I have to ...
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How can I merge IMAP mailboxes at my old and new ISP?

I have a Mailbox and I get eMails via iMap (not pop). On my old ISP, there is the old Mailbox with folders and emails. I transferred my domain to a new ISP and I have a new mailbox, with all new ...
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Moving https website from server A (CentOS 7) to server B (CentOS 8) - what do I need to do regarding certificates?

I've copied all of the referenced files in my nginx configuration over: /etc/nginx/ssl/STAR_example_com/ssl-bundle.crt /etc/nginx/ssl/STAR_example_com/STAR_example.key /etc/ssl/certs/dhparam.pem I ...
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Are there SEO issues when splitting a subdirectory into its own domain?

We have a very busy website which primary domain is news related. In addition to our website, we have a couple of subprojects, which are not news related, but are hosted on the same domain with ...
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Change domain name without changing host (OVH)

One of my clients is re-branding, and we need to change the domain name for their site as their business name has changed. They're staying with the same host (OVH), same exact site (only the logo will ...
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Server was down for 4 hours. What will be the impact on SERPs?

Yesterday, I was migrating my site to a new server. Due to a configuration error related to the zone file, my server was down for about 4 hours. (Server returned 500 error during this time.) My site ...
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Is it worth to preserve timestamps of files during server migration?

I am migrating a website from one Linux machine to another with the help of my hosting provider. Is it really worthy to ask them to preserve the timestamps while moving files? In that case, search ...
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My domain is not indexed on Google after a migration, while Google Search Console says it is

I have a huge indexation problem for my website fornitura-lucegas.com since I redirected it on May 2020: only 5 pages are indexed whereas it is a 16k pages website (therefore, my traffic dropped by 98%...
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During server migration does DNS propagation delay negatively impact SEO

I am migrating my website to a new higher configuration machine for want of performance. I understand changing machine/IP doesn't impact SEO. However, my concern is regarding the period of DNS ...
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Migrating from Medium to blog on company website / "Customize Canonical Link" in Medium

My company has been publishing blog posts on Medium for about 2 years, and it's time for us to migrate to a blog on our own site instead. I'd like to migrate old content over to the company blog, ...
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Switch properly from HTML website to WordPress without hurting Google rankings

I'm about to switch my current HTML website to WordPress. My website has been up since 2006. I think my situation is pretty standard. Here are the main details of the transition: My current site is ...
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Will changing IP address cause any integration or security problems?

We have an ecommerce website that uses PayPal and SagePay to process payments. Our host moved our site to a new server recently, resulting a change of IP address. This caused SagePay to temporarily ...
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How do I maintain SEO ranking while migrating from a webapp to a CMS

I have a Node.js webapp with high ranking SEO that has about ten pages (example.com/blog) that contain static content. I want to move the app part to a subdomain (app.example.com), and replace the ...
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SEO: Moving content from wordpress.com to your new website

I have created a WordPress.com blog a few years ago. It is still live but I have not posted any new content in the last many years. However, things have changed now, I have time and I am ready to ...
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How should I restructure my URLs to make development easier while preserving SEO?

I am trying to fix the URL structure of an ecommerce site that has about 90k part pages. The site has no URL directory structure. Thus, all 90k pages are under the root like example.com/part-page-one. ...
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Launching a new website on a subdomain but keeping exsisting website running

We're about to launch a new Drupal 8 website for a client, as not all areas of the current website will be on the new platform, and due to apparent legacy complications, the decision has been made to ...
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How do I handle server redirects on IIS to route requests to two different domains?

I have a domain www.example.com which is running on IIS server and the site content is in ASP.NET. I am migrating part of the site (www to www) to AEM and the rest of it will sit on old.example.com (...
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Handle legacy URLs that now are not found 3 years after migrating site from Blogspot to WordPress

Google still detect old URLs from blogspot: /2016/07/example-title-post-here.html /2016/07/example-title-post-here.html?m=1 But when I try access old data URLs, it's already a 404. That leads to so ...
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How can I make a GSC change of address from a TLD to subdirectory? [duplicate]

I am moving from https://www.exampleA.com/ to https://www.exampleB.com/directory/. This is because the old site is now a part of a larger company so we are moving it into its directory. For this ...
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Partner referral sales have tanked two months after HTTPS migration, switch back?

On march 2nd I migrated my website from http to https and also put the site on a new VPS that I configured. I have 301'd all urls to https and I have no mixed content warnings. I have also added the ...
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SERP states "Parked", but it's not

We're in the process of migrating our domain from A to B. This is the first time I have done this, so I started researching best practices. Going straight to the source, I watched Matthew Cutts "...
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Will a DNS record for the main domain impact my subdomain?

I want to move all content from the main domain to a subdomain. Then I will connect the main domain to webflow. To make it work I will have to change the DNS. Will the subdomain be affected by the ...
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Google is reporting a 5xx server error for a page that changed URL

I had a page /example that now changed its URL to /example-us. The following figure from Google Search Console shows an error occurred because that webpage no longer exists now and the URL is ...
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Google Search Console still shows clicks on the HTTP site years after moving to HTTPS

After switch to https, traffic isn't showing in Analytics says: Google Webmaster Tools treats HTTP and HTTPS as different properties. Hence you will get traffic on both for sometime, where ...
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How do I move a second website onto my new hosting account? [closed]

I have a website example.gov.it that I will call "old site", on a hosting that will expire soon. I bought another hosting to work on another website example.edu.it that I will call "site under ...
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How to get Google to de-index all the old URLs that now return 404 status?

We are working on a website which has changed all their URLs. Right now, whenever people search on Google, the old URLs appear in the search results are not working. The URLs show 404 errors. The ...
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Get Google Analytics to show seamless search console data from HTTP property to HTTPS property after migration

Background: Google Search Console (GSC) can provide up to 16 months of search performance data, and this can be reported in Google Analytics (GA) when GSC and GA are associated (GA > Acquisition > ...
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Google Search Console is rendering the home page from our old site without any CSS rather than the new site

Recently, my client's hosting provider migrated http://kastenhandelaars.nl to http://indoorhomeline.nl. (both Wordpress websites) Appropriate redirects were placed and we changed the homepage. ...
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