Do Google de-index sites if they've been down long enough?

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Hello Warriors,

As the title suggests:

Do Google de-index sites if they've been down long enough?

EG the domain holder let the domain lapse, the hosting ran out, and the site just went down for six months or so.

Or do they only de-index domains that they penalize?

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  • Profile picture of the author godoveryou
    Does*

    Yes, they deindex sites with no content or that are otherwise inactive. Not all the time though...
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    • Profile picture of the author area51backlinks
      Originally Posted by godoveryou View Post

      Does*

      Yes, they deindex sites with no content or that are otherwise inactive. Not all the time though...
      If you bought a domain that had been de-indexed for being inactive for the purpose of building a private blog network, would it still carry weight?

      EG, if you rebuilt the site, re-pinged the old links etc?

      Or would Google consider it a completely new site?
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  • Profile picture of the author JebBanna
    It will consider it as new one
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Yes they do!
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  • Profile picture of the author promo87
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    Originally Posted by area51backlinks View Post

    Hello Warriors,

    As the title suggests:

    Do Google de-index sites if they've been down long enough?

    EG the domain holder let the domain lapse, the hosting ran out, and the site just went down for six months or so.

    Or do they only de-index domains that they penalize?

    Cheers!
    Yes, Google deindex the site or domain which have been long down. The reason behind doing this is as there are a large number of websites and every new one is keep on adding every second. Think from the view of Google why to keep the site index if its down for a long time and has nothing useful for the users. As today there is just no use of the outdated information so, Google deindex the site that is down for a long time.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Originally Posted by area51backlinks View Post

    Hello Warriors,

    As the title suggests:

    Do Google de-index sites if they've been down long enough?

    EG the domain holder let the domain lapse, the hosting ran out, and the site just went down for six months or so.

    Or do they only de-index domains that they penalize?

    Cheers!
    You can pretty much bet Google will deindex a site with a host that's been down for 6 months. Six months is a enough time for Google to try & reindex an entire site, even a large site.
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  • Profile picture of the author howarddavidson
    Yes, they normally do. If the site is down and they're unable to gather any content from the site for a while, it will be removed.
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  • Profile picture of the author hostdare
    Yes in Google's eye its new site and again Google indexed your site a,check your backlinks,content etc....
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  • Profile picture of the author whland
    I've had a site of mine de indexed from google after being down for a month. So yes they do de index sites.

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