Google Recommends You Launch A New Area Earlier than Migrating Content material To It

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Google’s John Mueller stated it “reduces some danger” to launch a brand new area prior weeks earlier than migrating your website to it. John stated this helps each with inner website dangers and in addition exterior website dangers (like from Google’s facet).

This got here up in a Twitter thread the place Jan Caerels posted asking “Somebody not too long ago requested me if it was useful to launch a brand new area a bit earlier than the migration and redirect the entire thing a bit later (I suppose couple weeks).” He requested if this can be a good concept and John Mueller of Google stated sure.

John then defined it’s a good suggestion as a result of “there are each inner & exterior issues that might be dangerous. This allows you to check the waters a bit beforehand. Being able the place you do not have to do a secret in a single day transfer makes life simpler.”

Googlers have stated this earlier than and I do know I coated it however I truthfully can’t discover it proper now.

Discussion board dialogue at Twitter.