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I changed the domain name, will my articles pass as duplicates?

I decided to change my domain name x.com to y.com and moved all the files from x.com to y.com and deleted x.com. All the articles on x.com are now available on y.com. But Google doesn't like duplicate ...
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Can wordpress multisite work with multiple domains?

I know that Wordpress supports multisite both in the forms of path and subdomain installations. For example those: america.my-site.com europe.my-site.com africa.my-site.com can reside in the very ...
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Old alternative domain names -- is it actually worth setting DNS to resolve at the website?

Someone noticed a problem with a site I manage in that somewhere all the old alternative domain names which we keep paying for were in the Google search results. Some problem had come up somewhere ...
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Best way to configure URL and subdomain

I am configuring a new brand which is a sub-entity of a well established organisation with excellent Google standing. I was thinking to configure the new site as a subdomain, new.old-brand.example, ...
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Temporary domain for new version of a website

I'm redesigning a website. Many parts of the old (current) website are still useable, but some other critical parts (say product page & purchase flow) are broken and the new, redesigned website ...
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SEO concerns of similar websites on same hosting account [duplicate]

We have 2 separate companies in different locations, each with its own website and distinct URL. Currently, both companies offer the same products and services, but that may change in the future. Due ...
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About domain, subdomain and different hosting

I'm new to WebDev. I don't know much about domains or subdomains. I know I can create subdomains if I buy my own domain but I want to know if I can use subdomains with different hosting.
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Paypal account for a second shop so that the payment always appears in the name of the store the client is shopping in

I have one online store, let's say, AAA store with a PayPal gateway. Now i want to open another store, BBB store, with the same account (if possible, but it's not my main concern). Of course, for the ...
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What's the best strategy for letting extraneous domains go?

My employer has several dozen domains that were registered by a previous marketing team, who felt they needed to register every possible variant/misspelling they could think of. The vast majority of ...
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Can add-on domains be transferred to a new host before transfering the primary domain?

I currently have a few websites hosted with a web host, but I want to switch to a better host. I found one that I want to use on a trial basis, transferring one website at a time to it to see how well ...
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Encouraging self-canonical on international websites with legitimate duplicate content

We are selling the same products on several websites having country-specific domain names. The website template is always the same, and the content language normally differs based on country, except ...
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Configure Nginx to serve the home page and a sub-directory with WordPress and everything else with Laravel

I'm currently facing a problem where a single vhost must serve two apps. One of them is WordPress, the other one is Laravel. I've managed to get it some kind of working using a URL prefix, but I can't ...
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sub domain to different computers [closed]

I am hosting a personal website domain.tld and have a separate nas computer as nas.domain.tld and I only have 1 public ip address. I have successfully redirected nas.domain.tld to domain.tld:99 so ...
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How can I do 301 instead of 302 redirects when there are multiple domains sharing the same site hosted in IIS?

I have several domains sharing the same site and use a default.asp as the default file where I test the SERVER_NAME variable and use Response.Redirect to redirect to the home page of the site ...
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Cross Domain Tracking with Multiple GA UA Properties, Single GTM Container

I have a client who wants to route page views into separate GA Properties based off a returnUrl UTM. I am trying to configure this in one tag using one GTM container. I know that using cookies for ...
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Multiple groups of similar sites under a single Google Analytics account. Better to setup them in property or view?

I run 4 separate business so I use 4 Google Analytics accounts. 300 web-sites in single Google Analytics account In ONE of the business, we plan to roll-out about 300 websites, with about 10 engines, ...
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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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What is the correct configuration for multiple domains to be hosted under the same webspace in Plesk?

I have multiple domains, which I hope to add to Plesk using an API, to be hosted under the same webspace. As in firstsite.example will the main, but the secondsite.example and thirdsite.example will ...
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Transition multiple independent WP sites to one WP multisite on the server with minimal downtime

I currently have three independent WordPress blogs hosted on a single shared server. The main domain (we'll call domain-A is sitting in the public_html folder. domain-B and domain-C are separate WP ...
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Why do my two sites targeted at the same keywords never appear in the Google search result together?

I have two sites now, and had been doing Google SEO working about 6 months. One site appeared on the 1st page of google search result of target keywords. The other site also appeared for some ...
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Configure IIS to allow access to one site by IP address

I have IIS 10 set up with multiple sites, all working well. To troubleshoot some intranet DNS issues I was looking at trying to enable access to any one of the sites via IP address. I have done ...
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Redirect 301 from local TLD to .com or cannonical for multi-domain strategy

Best approach for a multi-domain strategy for ranking purposes I have a domain with a local TLD www.example.cl; and I've been trying to rank for a while with some keywords www.exaple.cl/mykeyword. I ...
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Is there an SEO or pagerank benefit in grouping (rel="alternate") multi-language websites (using multiple domains) together?

I'm building this website that will be multi-region / multi-language. And for that, Google suggests the following: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/182192?hl=en Since, my domain will ...
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Two websites, two domains (ccTLD), two markets but same content - SEO Impact?

We have an ecommerce website registered as example.ie (Ireland) with high traffic. We want to expand to the UK (.co.uk). The website content will be identical except a change in pricing (EUR -> GBP) ...
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SEO consequences of CPanel adding separate domain as subdomain?

I've purchased a shared hosting. It has domain1.example as the main domain. Whenever I add another domain to this hosting say domain2.example. The CPanel system does create the record for domain2....
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Are there any negative implications of redirecting a URL on one domain to a URL on a different domain?

For context, my company uses a 3rd party website to house Instructions for Use manuals for the products we manufacture. We use a 3rd party to house these manuals as they are very large and often need ...
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Pros and cons of using Individual domains vs Subdomains? [duplicate]

I'm working on the renewal of a large website. In the past, several brands were added to the website. You can access these brand via the menu. Each brand has its own subdirectory as follows: www....
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Can I run multiple sites with customized look and feel from a single code base and database?

I want to create a main website say, www.myweb.example which has the main functionality such as admin panels, db's etc. Then I want to offer clients a customised front-end (change of css and logo) ...
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Old Url will no longer be available, how to redirect to new URL in IIS?

We currently have a site running of 2 URLs OldSite.subdomain.domain.example newSite.newDomain.example There is the talk of getting rid of the 1st URL completely. Is there anything that can be done ...
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Subdomain wildcard for development server under dev

I recently purchased a new domain i.e. mydomain.io which I'm planning to use for my brand new app. The app was designed to be multi-tenant meaning that each user account points to a different ...
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Domain redirect to main domain with language param (301) [duplicate]

The following scenario: I have purchased multiple domains for a project: domain.app domain.com domain.de Originally it was planned to display a landing page on domain.app. On domain.de the german ...
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Redirect domain name to a specific page

I have theses domain names installed: Main domain name: www.example.com Others domains: www.example.org www.example.fr www.animals.example I first made a rule on my .htaccess to redirect all ...
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A domain for each language or a single domain, which is better for SEO?

My project is in 7 languages. For each language, we bought a domain. The project already has some success. Some domains have many visitors from search engines, some not so many. When we launched, ...
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Is a single Internal Link enough to tell search engines that a page is regional specific?

I am working on a multi-national/multi-lingual eCommerce website, with the following website structures: www.example.co.uk (UK Based English speakers) www.example.co.uk/es/ (UK Based Spanish ...
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How do I set up Google Analytics for two domains that share the same source code and content?

I have 2 different domains - say - abc.example & xyz.example. Both domains point to the same server (same A record, same shared hosting account). Now if I want to setup google analytics for both ...
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Is it viable to purchase a ".com" domain while another company in the UK owns the ".co" version? Help!

I'm starting a business and I'm looking into purchasing a domain name for my business but the problem I see is that another company in the UK (United Kingdom) owns the exact name of my business but in ...
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How to run multiple Node.js sites (apps/servers) with separate SSL cert's, on a single IP address?

The desired scenario is as the title suggests: Multiple Node.js servers/apps/websites, on separate domains, each with own SSL certificate, on a single server with a single IP address. So far I have ...
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SEO Does my ranking is affected if I put links in the content to another website of my own?

I have a network of ecommerce sites.. All of them sell the same thing but I made one specific for a city. like for NY cars-new-york-1.whatever and have the main one for USA: cars-usa-1.whatever I ...
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Is it possible to use URL forwarding to point a domain to a folder on a server transparently?

I've been using a free web host that gives me a free subdomain. In addition to that, I can create two subdomains off of that. Recently I acquired some actual top-level domains. However, the domain ...
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Best way to track page views in a multi-tenant application?

I have a multi-tenant website hosting platform—think Squarespace or Wix but for a really niche target market. Each website on the platform can have its own TLD. I want to use Google Analytics to ...
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German site is not indexed, Search Console says it is duplicate of the English site, even though it is different language content

I have problems to understand why my website isn't ranked correctly. I have 2 domains which open the site in 2 different languages: DE: https://ausgaben-rechner.de/ EN: https://expense-calculator.com/...
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Single Language with Multi-regional website - How properly HREFLANG should implement [closed]

I have all the details about how the Hreflang work and being implemented for proper serving. Just need to clarify on some sort of content duplication issue. One of my client has german language ...
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One website with several alias domains - how to serve the content in the language appropriate for the alias that a user used to visit?

This is a scenario. I have this website, as an example: www.service.com which serves default English content. The site has also several domain aliases which have the word service in another languages....
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.htaccess to redirect domain1 to domain2

I currently have a .htaccess file with the current lines to force HTTPS: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301] My main domain is ...
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How does it impact SEO to provide multiple custom domains for portions of our main site?

I have an ecommerce i.e www.mainsite.example which has various products from merchants when clicking on merchant profile the URL is like www.mainsite.example/company-name-products. We need now to ...
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2 domains, same content, same region, multilingual

I am soon launching a multilingual site under 2 different domain names, in the same region (country) and would like to know if I am taking the wrong approach and running into a wall. I would also like ...
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How to implement hreflang for a .com with a subdomain and and a .ca domain [closed]

I'm currently working on the SEO for a site that has the following domains: subdomain.example.com example.ca These are both e-stores and I'm wondering how I would go about setting up hreflang in ...
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Is it ok to keep both xyz.in and xyz.com live with different but similar data?

Our startup creates store-locator and microsites for brands in an automated manner using template approach under a new domain. So for one of our client (brand), we made its store locator live for all ...
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Will a shorter version of our domain show up in Google?

Our domain is www.blablablablaXXblablablba.com We do not want to change this, but instead we want to "add" a redirection domain (301 redirect): www.XX.eu (which will make it easier for people to ...
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How to ensure historic backlinks point to primary domain

Hope someone can assist with this DNS/Redirection issue. I'll try to keep this to the point. There are two domains and two subdomains to deal with. olddomain.com is with registrar A. newdomain.com ...
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