Google: Old Content On New Domains Is Okay

Sep 20, 2019 • 7:51 am | comments (9) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

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John Mueller from Google was asked if it is okay for a site to have content that pre-dates when the domain name was registered or when the site first launched. John Mueller responded that it is okay, he said "It's fine to host older content on a new domain."

He added an example saying "when you move to a new domain, you generally wouldn't delete all your old content."

Here is the tweet:

So no, Google does not penalize sites that were registered or launched prior to the content's date.

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