Joined: 07 Jan 09
16 Jul 10 6:53 pm
Rankings disappeared after changing Wordpress theme!?!
Anyone had or heard of this?
I was finally starting to rank for 5 keywords (2 at the bottom of page 1 and 3 at the top of page 2) been stable in those positions for around the last 4 weeks but...
Yesterday I decided to change & improve my Wordpress theme, had a `Site under maintenance' up for 8 hours, didn't change any pages, text or headers, finished it last night & this morning I checked my rankings & they have disappeared.
The 2 keywords that were on page 1 have dropped to page 5 & the rest are nowhere to been seen. Checked my money pages using Traffic Travis's page analysis & they're still getting A+, also all my backlinks are still showing up, any ideas?
Surely just changing a theme shouldn't have any effect, could it be that the `under maintenance' peeved off the search bots & it's just a temporary thing!?!
I'm clueless and a bit worried, thanks for any help.