How does Google determine domain age, and is it important for ranking?


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Google has its own ways of determining the domain age. Matt Cutts confirms in the video that Google does not verify the WHOIS Database for verifying domain age even tough google is registar . Google determines domain age based on the first crawl of the website, mean when did it appear for the first time for crawling or if they see a link to a domain .
Domain Age importance for Ranking : You need not worry that much about because “ The difference between a domain that’s six months old versus one-year-old is really not that big at all.