I am in the process of creating a new website. On my host I created an addon domain that points to a different url (site2.site1.com points to site2.com). I am using Wordpress on this new site.
What I'm trying to figure out is, once this site is complete, what is the best way to make it live? My main concern is keeping any ranking status of the site1 URL while having site2 also point to the same site (assuming this doesn't affect search ranking and such).
It seems like my options are as follows -
1. Create a referrer setup where site2 points to my old site URL. This seemed to work in testing, but seems a bit circular
2. Move Wordpress to the site1 URL area. (There seems to be issues with moving Wordpress)
3. Have site1 point to site2 (Will this cause me to lose any ranking I may have earned?)