New domain name and old domain name

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I'm not quite sure how I should proceed.  I have a new domain name that I just created. I'd like to use the new domain name for my old website.  I've changed some of the content so it will reflect the new name and such.  My question, how do I get rid of the old domain name without deleting the whole entire website.  I love the content of my old website, all the work is done, I just want to use my new domain name. Whats the best way to go about it without having to reinvent the wheel?
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I am not sure which is replacing what, but you may want to also do a search for "change domain name without losing ranking"

Search engine rank builds up over time, but is tied to the domain name. If you delete the old domain, you will lose all the ranking points you have acquired over the years. The search engines may have a way to alleviate that a bit. Try going to both domains. Do they bring up the correct site? I see multiple domains attached to sites on your account
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Hi Drew, 

magicwaxmelter will be replacing prestopotwaxmelter. I want all the content of presto but just want the new domain name and want to get rid of prestopotwaxmelter.com domain.  Where do I find change domain name without losing ranking?
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There isn't a way to change a domain name without losing the rankings. If you wish to proceed with deleting, you can find that option under your Domains page. Please let us know.
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I am in the same situation in a way.  I had one domain which was satincamowedding.com.  Since my product line has changed, I purchased the domain of camotreasures.com.  I do not want to delete the old domain.  Both right now is pointing to satincamowedding.com store.  Can the overall website name be changed so that it is stores.camotreasures.com?  This would keep both URL's active so I don't lose ranking and such.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled New Domain and old Domain Name.

I am not sure which is replacing what, but you may want to also do a search for "change domain name without losing ranking"

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engine rank builds up over time, but is tied to the domain name. If you
delete the old domain, you will lose all the ranking points you have
acquired over the years. The search engines may have a way to alleviate
that a bit. Try going to both domains. Do they bring up the correct
site? I see multiple domains attached to sites on your account









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Hi Drew, 

magicwaxmelter will be replacing prestopotwaxmelter. I
want all the content of presto but just want the new domain name and
want to get rid of prestopotwaxmelter.com domain.  Where do I find
change domain name without losing ranking?
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I am sorry I do not understand. Would you like us to remove the domain and register the new domain intended?

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