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reply Kevin <kevincox.ca gmail.com> writes:
I understand that this has been mentioned before but I think that it is 
important so I am going to bring it up again.

I have been looking at the docs on dlang and d-programming-language.org 
and was wondering which is the "preferred" website. I have seen 
dlang.org on the fourms most of the time but d-programming-language.org 
has a higher SOE ranking.  (I always find it with google)  Also, the 
searchbar at the top of dlang.org searched d-programming-language.org.

AFAIK they are mirrors of each other, would it be best to make one a 
redirect (smart, on a per-page level).  This will help things such as 
consistency in documentation, and quite importantly SEO.  For 
documentation it is important to have a domain that will be around for a 
long time, with the two domains it appears that one will drop dead 
eventually.  I think redirects increase SEO but the extra traffic will 
definitely help.  Also that search-bar that always points to 
d-programming-language.org is probably helping it's ranking.

Kevin
Mar 02 2012
next sibling parent "David Nadlinger" <see klickverbot.at> writes:
On Saturday, 3 March 2012 at 05:12:31 UTC, Kevin wrote:
 AFAIK they are mirrors of each other, would it be best to make 
 one a redirect (smart, on a per-page level).

This already happened after the discussion at https://github.com/D-Programming-Language/d-programming-language.org/pull/80#i suecomment-3939792, and Google seems to have already picked it up. There are still quite a few links on the site pointing to the old domains, though, see: https://github.com/D-Programming-Language/d-programming-language.org/pull/94 David
Mar 03 2012
prev sibling parent Kevin Cox <kevincox.ca gmail.com> writes:
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On Mar 3, 2012 5:26 AM, "David Nadlinger" <see klickverbot.at> wrote:
 On Saturday, 3 March 2012 at 05:12:31 UTC, Kevin wrote:
 AFAIK they are mirrors of each other, would it be best to make one a


 This already happened after the discussion at

and Google seems to have already picked it up.
 There are still quite a few links on the site pointing to the old

https://github.com/D-Programming-Language/d-programming-language.org/pull/94
 David

Wow, beat me to it. And google has picked it up --000e0ce0d07c66122904ba551f01 Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8 Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable <p><br> On Mar 3, 2012 5:26 AM, &quot;David Nadlinger&quot; &lt;<a href=3D"mailto:s= ee klickverbot.at">see klickverbot.at</a>&gt; wrote:<br> &gt;<br> &gt; On Saturday, 3 March 2012 at 05:12:31 UTC, Kevin wrote:<br> &gt;&gt;<br> &gt;&gt; AFAIK they are mirrors of each other, would it be best to make one= a redirect (smart, on a per-page level).<br> &gt;<br> &gt;<br> &gt; This already happened after the discussion at <a href=3D"https://githu= b.com/D-Programming-Language/d-programming-language.org/pull/80#issuecommen= t-3939792">https://github.com/D-Programming-Language/d-programming-language= .org/pull/80#issuecomment-3939792</a>, and Google seems to have already pic= ked it up.<br> &gt;<br> &gt; There are still quite a few links on the site pointing to the old doma= ins, though, see: <a href=3D"https://github.com/D-Programming-Language/d-pr= ogramming-language.org/pull/94">https://github.com/D-Programming-Language/d= -programming-language.org/pull/94</a><br> &gt;<br> &gt; David</p> <p>Wow, beat me to it.</p> <p>And google has picked it up</p> --000e0ce0d07c66122904ba551f01--
Mar 03 2012