1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
Dismiss Notice
Have you checked if your business appears in our directory? Add your basic information for FREE!

Click Here to know more!!

If you would like links to source leads, upgrade from £12.50 a month!

Click Here to subscribe!
Dismiss Notice

Hi Guest!

Our website stays online because of the support of our advertisers. A huge part of them are from banner ads that appear on our site. While some of them seems to be intrusive for some, these ads are needed to keep our community running and continue providing free membership service for buyers.

In light to this, we request that you disable ad blocking programs or add our website to your ad blocker's whitelist. This keeps us from offering our basic membership to everyone for free and help with maintenance costs of our website.

If you have already disabled ad blocking programs or added us into the whitelist, please ignore this message, this message will disappear in a few seconds!

Does domain age affect SEO?

Discussion in 'Social Media, SEO/SEM & Online Marketing' started by rehan12, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. rehan12


    Aug 24, 2012
    can Google give any special priority to the website's domain age in terms of search results ???
  2. Lace

    Lace Retired Moderator

    Mar 21, 2011
    Hi Rehan,

    Personally I think domain age only plays a minor role. What you should be looking at is 'website age'. Of course, the older a website operates the richer its history is in terms of back links (usually). Note this is just me and I'm not an SEO expert.

    However, this remains a good topic to debate on for many and more knowledgeable SEO professionals.
  3. Andy777


    Apr 24, 2007
    As Lace said, it's the website history that counts.

    If it's an un-used domain name sitting for years on a empty page, it won't give you any advantage in SEO.
  4. cheapbuying


    Aug 23, 2012
    I would like to add a bit more,

    Old domain name does not matter.

    Yes, website history counts but history does not mean that a website is up and running for years will have high ranking in searches. To build up good high rank history, website should be optimised by SEO technology. That is why people spend £££ and £££ on website SEO to get their website on first page of Google search.
  5. eog


    Nov 9, 2011
    Yes, domain age does matter and can have a positive bearing on your position. But its only one small aspect to consider and not overly important. If you have a 5 or 10 year old site, that is regularly churning out content it will carry far more authority that a 6 month old site and naturally rank similar content far higher.
  6. Bubsa


    Apr 14, 2010
    That's nothing to do with strictly the age of the site, however. Merely the amount of time it has been backlinking and building content.

    Yes, an older site has had more time to do so, but that is not always necessarily the case. Correlation =/= Causation and all that.
Back to top

Share This Page