Redirect without transferring backlinks

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Is there any way to make a redirect without transferring backlinks to the new domain?

I have traffic for my site (not coming from Google) and i want to redirect the traffic to the new domain without transferring backlinks (because the link profile of old domain is spammed)
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  • Profile picture of the author FranksToys
    302 redirect

    But why not just fix the first domains issues?
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    • Profile picture of the author paulgl
      Perfect solution: Take the site offline and do a redirect via your
      domain account services. That is, the company that you registered
      the domain through. Virtually all of them offer a free redirect.
      You don't pay hosting fees.

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      • Profile picture of the author adystanley
        Originally Posted by paulgl View Post

        Perfect solution: Take the site offline and do a redirect via your
        domain account services. That is, the company that you registered
        the domain through. Virtually all of them offer a free redirect.
        You don't pay hosting fees.

        Paul
        I don't know what are you trying to say.
        I also need to pay hosting for the new domain right?
        And with your method the backlinks won't redirect to the new domain?

        EDIT: And i also have 3 options: 301, 302 and Masked. What i choose? (i`m on name.com)
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        • Profile picture of the author nik0
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          I've heard that 302's also pass on penalties these days.

          And I think that's the reason why you don't want to pass the back links.

          Correct me if I'm wrong!
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          • Profile picture of the author adystanley
            Originally Posted by nik0 View Post

            I've heard that 302's also pass on penalties these days.

            And I think that's the reason why you don't want to pass the back links.

            Correct me if I'm wrong!
            Yes, i just want to pass the traffic.
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            • Profile picture of the author paulgl
              I thought that was the point? You want to redirect to a new
              domain. Of course you need to have a new domain and pay
              for that hosting. But the old domain you just keep it. Pay the
              domain fee, of probably 10 bucks or less a year.

              What I meant above was, go to the site that holds you domain.
              Who did you register it with? That's the place to take it offline
              and do a domain redirect from your account there. Mine does
              it free, and I can only assume most do.

              That way, the domain is nonexistent online.

              Now here is another trick, but requires more money and domains.
              Google only follows so many 301's. I think I read 5. So, 301 to
              one domain, then 301 that domain, then 301 that domain, etc.
              until you get to your new domain.

              I think google follows 3, browsers will go 5 deep.

              You can experiment with this silly idea if you wish. See how many
              give a too many redirects error.

              You could 301 to one site, meta refresh 0 to the new one, or use
              it as an interstitial page.

              The first suggestion is tops, however.

              Neither 301 or 302 hides anything from google. The 302 could worse, as
              the reasaon you are using it is to tell google that the sites are definitely
              connected. Sort of like saying your site exists in more than one place, but
              it's still the same site.

              302 has its place, but not for this.

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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Originally Posted by adystanley View Post

    Is there any way to make a redirect without transferring backlinks to the new domain?

    I have traffic for my site (not coming from Google) and i want to redirect the traffic to the new domain without transferring backlinks (because the link profile of old domain is spammed)
    Do a meta redirect for traffic (not a 301/302).

    Google will still cache the page that the meta redirect is on, proof enough that Google doesn't care about the meta redirect.
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    • Profile picture of the author adystanley
      Originally Posted by yukon View Post

      Do a meta redirect for traffic (not a 301/302).

      Google will still cache the page that the meta redirect is on, proof enough that Google doesn't care about the meta redirect.
      But in this way i will need to keep hosts for both sites. And i will also get duplicate content with this method.
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      • Profile picture of the author nik0
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        Originally Posted by adystanley View Post

        But in this way i will need to keep hosts for both sites. And i will also get duplicate content with this method.
        Which page receives the traffic? If it's an inner page you can only redirect that one.

        Other option is using a cloaking script that keeps Google at the old site but that sends your traffic to the new site.

        Yes you have to keep your old site alive for that but you can just remove all the content so you don't deal with duplicate issue's.

        And if none of that is an option then why not make a blank page with only one button saying "Click here to continue" in the middle of the page.
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      • Profile picture of the author yukon
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        Originally Posted by adystanley View Post

        But in this way i will need to keep hosts for both sites. And i will also get duplicate content with this method.
        Then use a meta redirect & noindex the same page with the meta redirect. You said in OP the traffic isn't coming from Google so there's no point in indexing the first page.

        I have traffic for my site (not coming from Google)
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