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Moving a domain

TOG asked 1 year ago
Hi,

We have started developing xxwww.onlinegammon.ws by adding content & Backlinks. How would be the best way to “move it” and keep all search engine rankings we have achieved to another .com domain (I feel that .com would do better)

I would also assume we have to contact all links partners and ask them to change where the link is pointing.

Furthermore out of the following domains which do you think would work best?

BackgammonReports.com
gammonreports.com
gammonwizard.com

thanks!

10 Answers
webber286 answered 1 year ago
You will need to do a 301 redirect, then Google will pass on any benefits of the old domain (PR, links, etc.) to the new domain. Just do a search for 301 redirect and you should find plenty of help.

Focal answered 1 year ago
I like gammonwizard.com myself personally. It’s easy to remember.

Mark
http://www.focalclick.com

bmanhour answered 1 year ago
anything with the spelling gammon in it is horrible domain name!

bmanhour

TOG answered 1 year ago
and thanks all for the replies.

elgoog answered 1 year ago
Tog,
in the webmastersection on googlehomepage check advanced questions

BJF answered 1 year ago
Sorry, where is this webmaster section? I too would like to know what is wrong with gammon, and does it also apply to backgammon?

webber286 answered 1 year ago
That’s just advice on how to move to a new ISP. I believe the original question was how to redirect an older domain to a new domain in order to maintain the search engine benefits. For that, you need a 301 redirect.

TOG answered 1 year ago
I dont really get the thing with “gammon” though.

webber286 answered 1 year ago
I think it was just a personal adversion to the word gammon. Perhaps bmanhour didn’t realize it was in relationship to backgammon.