Webmasters Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for pro webmasters. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

Are the following urls threated the same in SEO rank or is someone better than another? If, why?

  • language.domain.com/page
  • domain.com/language/page
share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Oct 16 '10 at 15:36

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

Happy you liked it! – Trufa Oct 14 '10 at 22:12

Interesting article on that matter:


You should decide which is best regarding its content, but the language in particualar to show you an example:


Before the domain seams to be the standard and I would recommend it!

Good luck!

share|improve this answer

Google just announced New markup for multilingual content. This should make it easier for multi-language sites to deal with translated versions of their website.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.