Informing Google about move from .com to .org (2 posts)

  1. agent503
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I just moved my site from wordpress.com to .org. Over at .com I had inserted this google code on one of my (private) pages, so that google would index my site:

    Do I still need it with a wordpress.org site. Will it confuse google? I now use google analytics.

  2. Brian
    Posted 6 years ago #

    It sounds like you're using Google Webmaster Tools.

    Yes, if you are switching to the self-hosted version, your URL changed, therefore, you must reverify your site with Google. Note that Google will probably count both your old blog and your new blog as separate sites.

    Do not add the same tag to your new blog, but add a new site to Google Webmaster Tools, which will have a different tag to use.

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