March 03, 2012
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
March 03, 2012
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#issuecomment-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
March 03, 2012
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
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#issuecomment-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

Wow, beat me to it.

And google has picked it up


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