On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 10:37 AM, Matt Warden <mwarden at gmail.com> wrote: > On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 1:32 PM, Joel D Canfield <joel at bizba6.com> wrote: > > prospect has an old hand coded site with a WordPress blog tacked on. home > > page of the existing site has loads of Google juice. > > > > if we simply migrate all the content to WP at the same domain, how will > SEO > > and Google's rankings be affected? > > map new urls to old using mod_rewrite, and make sure you use the R=301 > flag to indicate permanent move. make sure you put these flags at the > top of your .htaccess and also use the L flag, because in these cases > you don't want to his wordpress's own rules later on down the > processing stream. > > google will understand the site reorganization, as long as you explain > it to the googlebot. > excellent. thanks, Matt.