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I highly doubt that the CNAME is the only reference to example.cloudhost.com. There are many ways that URLs leak. See Can a URL that is not linked to from anywhere be discovered? for a more complete list but it includes: Emails with the link sent through Gmail Third party JS used on your site, especially analytics or ads which send data to Google External ...


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As the other two mentioned, you probably want to consider using 301 to drive the juice to your new site if you do not want to keep the old site. It is also possible to change the canonical URL. In the old site you add that entry to your headers that need to point to the new site. Either way, if your pages have completely new URL paths, it's not going to be ...


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If you are migrating domain names, do not remove your old domain's content from the Google index or you will see your rankings drop. Leave it be in Google's index, and implement proper 301 redirects. Also, use Google Search Console's Change of Address tool as potatomodem mentioned in his answer. "Content" does not "duplicate" on the new ...


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You've got 2 options: First you could log into Google Search Console > Settings > Change of Address and let Google know you're moving the domain. The important part will be ensuring your new domain has the right 301 redirects so the pages aren't 404. Second, log into Google Search Console > Removals > New Request, then place the URL of the page ...


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If the content is 1 to 1 the same, then you can use the origin special header to let search engines know which page to view as the correct page. So in your case BOTH pages would have this in their <head> block: <link rel="canonical" href="http://icons8.com/web-app/73/Home"/> That way is very SEO friendly. It means, though, ...


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The duplicate content penalty is a myth. See: The myth of the duplicate content penalty - Search Engine Land Google only "devalues" duplicate content in the sense that it will generally show the single most authoritative copy of a page in search results, if more than one copy exists on the internet. However, in the case of a GitHub repository ...


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