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I thought you may want to know that Enom does not and cannot forward 404 traffic when you forward a domain. I have spoken to them now for 3-4 weeks tyrying to get this fixed. Enom's final response after a few incorrect ones was 'we are not currently setup to do this'.

I have begun switching my domains to Moniker because of this.

In other words....

http://www.pchack.com works at Moniker
http://wildcards.pchack.com works at Moniker
http://pchack.com/404page works at Moniker

http://www.satan.com works at Enom
http://wildcards.satan.com workis at Enom
http://satan.com/404page does NOT work at Enom

To maximize traffic from drops it is extremely important that all of these work or you are losing valuable domain traffic that turns to revenue.

No I am not suggesting you move to Moniker but I am suggesting you get a registrar that can maximize your traffic. In an industry that is all about traffc, this is a major issue.

I would welcome Enom fixing this.

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theparrot said:
Actually for maximizing traffic in the long run fowarding should generally not be used anyway.

Why not when forwarding to a landing page or ppc sponsor?

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Because link checkers will often flag redirected links , and get them reviewed and removed if they are not to what they used to be anymore.

Also, search engines will drop the redirected pages and just replace them all with the page that is the redirect target more quickly.

It is much better to modify the server to serve the pages from the requested url instead of this, and also to avoid using even 404 pages if your goal is to hold off the decay of traffic as long as possible.
 
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