1,105,546 Community Members

Forum Signature Link

Member Avatar
mushget
Junior Poster in Training
76 posts since Oct 2010
Reputation Points: 0 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 1 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
1
 

if some one change his signature back link and suppose forum is already linking back to particular site so can it will effect back link...

Member Avatar
shaniadavid
Posting Whiz in Training
226 posts since Sep 2010
Reputation Points: 0 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 3 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

Well backlinks will be changed and will now be a backlink to the new web or blog to which the link has been changed!

Member Avatar
Dani
The Queen of DaniWeb
20,571 posts since Feb 2002
Reputation Points: 1,356 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 931 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 204 [?]
Administrator
Featured
Sponsor
 
3
 

If you change your forum signature, it affects all of the posts which you have already contributed. So, yes, it *is* retroactive.

If you are using Signature A for awhile, and then you switch to Signature B, all of your posts will now display Signature B. However, it is possible that some of your older posts will still be indexed in the search engines with your original signature, and Google may not update this, especially if they are older posts on pages that have long been forgotten about.

Member Avatar
shahzebkhan
Newbie Poster
20 posts since Dec 2010
Reputation Points: -3 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 0 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

i am totally agreed with CSCGAL.... it is true that google might be indexed it with the old signature... so it has a little chance to get the backlink from it.( i am talking about the older site)

Member Avatar
seoindia
Junior Poster in Training
78 posts since Oct 2009
Reputation Points: -2 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 3 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

Yes, All of you are correct, If you change the signature of your forum then all posted forum signature will change automatically. But If you want to index your previous post with new signature then you have to first index on Google then may be new back link will be consider.

Member Avatar
searchec
Newbie Poster
12 posts since Aug 2010
Reputation Points: -2 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 1 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

No ,It doesn't effect on your back links,if you want to change your website signature,you can easily change and it will automatically change with your all back links without effecting.

Member Avatar
amrish2338
Junior Poster in Training
52 posts since Sep 2010
Reputation Points: -2 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 2 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

Yes it will effect as a new backlinks for the new site

Member Avatar
bobleaksss
Newbie Poster
7 posts since Dec 2010
Reputation Points: 0 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 0 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

By changing the you're forum signature, I think all your post will link back to your new signature. But I also agree cscgal, Google will be indexing your signature however some of it are still linking back to the older signature.

Member Avatar
andrew Collings
Light Poster
36 posts since Nov 2010
Reputation Points: -6 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 0 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

Of course, it affects on all your posts. you can't get any good result for which site you have made backlink in forums.

Member Avatar
almostbob
Nearly a Senior Poster
3,391 posts since Jan 2009
Reputation Points: 515 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 425 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 14 [?]
 
0
 

the number <50posters, disagreeing with csgal's interpretation of how the site is run,

bossLady, the noobs have spoke, you must be wrong

Noobs, that was a facetious comment, csgal is bossLady, the Queen of DaniWeb, her board, her decisions, her config, so its probably not reasonable to disagree

If it were ya dog, y'd shoot it

Member Avatar
AirForceOne
Posting Pro in Training
457 posts since Jun 2009
Reputation Points: 9 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 18 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

Hi,

Right, the new links would be the effective links after search engines re-index them.

Also, I think this feature would be the best feature for backlinking via forum signature since we could change them in a batch mode according to our keyword strategies.

all the best,

Member Avatar
Flower
Junior Poster
197 posts since Mar 2006
Reputation Points: 0 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 3 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

The backlink is no more remain the backlink if you change your signature links so it definitely give effect.

Member Avatar
Dani
The Queen of DaniWeb
20,571 posts since Feb 2002
Reputation Points: 1,356 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 931 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 204 [?]
Administrator
Featured
Sponsor
 
0
 

The point I was trying to make is that even though when you change your signature, ALL of your posts are affected, Google won't necessarily re-spider and reindex ALL of your posts. Therefore, you will end up with Google recognizing some of your posts with your old signature and some of your posts with your new signature.

Member Avatar
Nick Evan
Industrious Poster
4,827 posts since Oct 2006
Reputation Points: 4,005 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 560 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 30 [?]
Team Colleague
Featured
 
0
 

Correct me if I'm wrong, but google doesn't "see" the signatures here on DW right? If you search for your signature for example, I only get 1 result back from Daniweb, which is your member profile. So all the "nice" SEO-fellas here, who are posting as much as the possibly can to promote their signature-link are actually wasting their time because it has no effect on searchengine results whatsoever.

Member Avatar
jaikanth123
Light Poster
34 posts since Jan 2010
Reputation Points: -5 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 3 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
-1
 

It will surely affect all the posts if you change the forum signature.

Member Avatar
Dani
The Queen of DaniWeb
20,571 posts since Feb 2002
Reputation Points: 1,356 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 931 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 204 [?]
Administrator
Featured
Sponsor
 
0
 

Nick: Yes, that is correct. However, because this is posted in the SEO forum and not the DaniWeb feedback forum, all of my comments were related to signatures across forums in general.

Member Avatar
Nick Evan
Industrious Poster
4,827 posts since Oct 2006
Reputation Points: 4,005 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 560 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 30 [?]
Team Colleague
Featured
 
0
 

Nick: Yes, that is correct. However, because this is posted in the SEO forum and not the DaniWeb feedback forum, all of my comments were related to signatures across forums in general.

Aaah, my bad :)

I just wanted to get the word out that signature links on Daniweb have no use regarding SEO whatsoever :p

Member Avatar
Dani
The Queen of DaniWeb
20,571 posts since Feb 2002
Reputation Points: 1,356 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 931 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 204 [?]
Administrator
Featured
Sponsor
 
0
 

> It will surely affect all the posts if you change the forum signature.
Yup :)

> I just wanted to get the word out that signature links on Daniweb have no use regarding SEO whatsoever
LOL, okay, even though the OP wasn't referring to DaniWeb

Member Avatar
AJKpeter
Light Poster
33 posts since Dec 2010
Reputation Points: -2 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 0 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

It will be changed next indexing

Member Avatar
lingoway
Junior Poster in Training
79 posts since Aug 2010
Reputation Points: -5 [?]
Q&As Helped to Solve: 3 [?]
Skill Endorsements: 0 [?]
 
0
 

It depends upon the forum settings. Sometimes change in signature reflect in each & every posting and sometines it will reflect in postings in new postings.

You
This article has been dead for over three months: Start a new discussion instead
Post:
Start New Discussion
View similar articles that have also been tagged: