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On shared web hosting, are all subdomains like foo.example.com and bar.example.com always hosted on the same server (same IP address)?

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They typically are. They're usually subdirectories within the root web directory or one level below that. Some hosts even let you choose where in your directory structure to put them.

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Ok thanks and what about example.com? In which subdirectory is it? Is it directly in root web directory? –  Zistoloen Apr 17 '13 at 11:44
    
That is your main website so it's in your root web directory –  John Conde Apr 17 '13 at 11:45
    
Ok thank you John Conde! –  Zistoloen Apr 17 '13 at 11:47
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