Google Answers If Domain Age Impacts Rankings

December 16, 2023

Someone on X (formerly Twitter) asked if domain age impacted search rankings. The person asking the question tweeted:“Does the age of a domain name impact Google search rankings?”SEOs have for a long time noticed that older domain names correlate with top rankings. What Google’s John Mueller Said About Domain AgeGoogle’s John Mueller tweeted:“Primarily those who want to sell you aged domains :-)”And if that’s too ambiguous for some people, Mueller has previously tweeted:“No, domain age helps nothing.”Why Do SEOs Believe Domain Age Matters? SEOs have believed for almost twenty years that domain age matters, that it was even an important ranking factor. Domain age is not used for ranking purposes.

The source of this news is from Search Engine Journal