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. -- Matt Warden Austin, TX, USA http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.