From my understanding,
http://mywebsite.com/image.jpg, can help the ranking of
http://mywebsite.com in a search engine, such as Google (obviously the search engine of primary concern).
So, SEO-wise, moving an image to
http://whatever-cdn.com/my-account/image.jpg is bad.
A popular solution is to use a CNAME record, such as
http://cdn.mywebsite.com, so that image.jpg can be accessed at
http://cdn.mywebsite.com/image.jpg rank as effectively as
Does it help boost the main
Or, does it rank independently because it is a subdomain?
Is there another option (a way to use a CDN without sacrificing ranking)?