Questions that are specifically about Multiple Domains

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Dedicated domain name VS just folders under a single domain

I run WordPress-Multisite for several sites. Each of these sites resolve under a single domain, e.g. example.com/foo/, example.com/bar/. I also have domain names for these e.g. foo.com, bar.com which ...
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SEO Implications of creating Niche Product Blogs vs Main Company Blog with Categories.

Our company has a dilemma that I am hoping the users of Pro WebMasters can help us with. Right now as it stands we create a seperate website for each product that we sell. We also have our corporate ...
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Issue tracking multiple domains with Google Analytics

I have 2 domains mydomain.com and mydomain.net which I'm trying to track with the same GA code. Here are the options I turned on: Subdomains of mydomain ON Examples: www.mydomain.com -and- ...
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Is it better to have multiple domains for cities or one single TLD?

I make websites for small businesses, and for some reason business owners love to have several domains with the same website but the TLD containing the city name. For example: smallbizname.com ...
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Duplicate domain names - .net and .com Create separate pages, or redirect?

In a SEO point of view: This website has a good amount of traffic for a local business, but also ships some merchandise. While the .net domain (registered first) is associated with the local busines ...
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Best Strategy for Exact Match Domain (EMD) Along Side Branded Domain

I lucked out and managed to buy a two word .com EMD for the most important key-phrase for our b2b SaaS startup. Shutting down our branded domain isn't an option, we've already got too much invested ...
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Compare domain names effectiveness

I have a business, it's not purely online, but its presence is mainly online. I have purchased different domain names which I liked. Is there any service that allows you to compare their ...
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Hosting multiple client website on single hosting account

I'm WebDesigner and I have currently only a few clients for making website. I've unlimited hosting account and I want to host their websites in my account without reseller account (actually it is not ...
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Pros and Cons of Buying Common Website Mispellings

I own a website that is nicely short but somewhat easy to misspell. I would like to buy the three or four most common mispellings and redirect them all to my main page. Are there any major problems ...
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.com vs .me for personal and blogging sites. Which one is good regarding seo [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google penalize .me or .tv sites? I basically have a domain under my name with .com extension. I am planning to use it for my portfolio and also as a regular blog. ...
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Redirecting 2 or more domains to same hosting server

I have domains A.com, A.co.in and A.in Purchased from site X. I have a hosting space/account purchased from site Y, which has provided me with 2 DNS entries that is to be replaced in the account at ...
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Cheap Bulk Domain Registration

I have 6-7 domain names that I have thought of and I'm planning to buy it in bulk so that I can save. Or am I wrong on this? In my case, since its my first time to this hosting/domain registration, ...
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What is best for SEO: 2 domain names or 2 sites under same domain?

I have a site www.product.com and another site www.productblogg.com. The content is different on the 2 sites but they "talk" about the same product. and... the www.productblogg.com use a ...
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Configuring my domains for best search engine results

Couldn't think of a more decent question title, sorry. Basically, I have 3 domain names: mydomain.com mydomain.net mydomain.co.uk The website is actually hosted at the .co.uk address, using ...
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Using both .co.uk and .com domain

We presently have a .co.uk domain that has been live now for around 9-10 months, recently the .com version of this domain has become available and we've purchased based on reading that suggests you ...
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Set IP address to point to certain domain

I have a Linux VPS, DirectAdmin as web panel and already set a domain to it. everything is OK and I can see my website in my browser using domain name. Now I need to have access to my site using its ...
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Using rel=canonical and noindex in a 1-n partners environment

We sell complete sites including the domains to several partners that create content that is shown together at the main site. What we want to achieve is that the main site copy is the original but the ...
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Is there an elegant way to track multiple domains under separate accounts with Google Analytics?

I have a situation where a content management system uses the same template for multiple websites with different domain names and I can't make a separate template for each. However, each website needs ...
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Is It Bad for SEO to Have Multiple Domain Names If You Set Up rel=“alternate” Tags Correctly?

We have several sites that have multiple domain names. Rather than forwarding to one domain name, we set up rel="alternate" tags in the header of each page, pointing to the other versions of that ...
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WordPress multisite and Google Analytics in subfolders with mapped domains

I have a WordPress multisite with sub folders. The site's subfolders are mapped to domains, which are set to primary. I'm using the Google Analytics Multisite Async' code to track things. From ...
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SEO for multiple product pages

I have a domain with 16products and URL structure for that pages are like www.domain.com/product1 www.domain.com/product2 www.domain.com/product3........................ Now my question how to ...
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How to point one sub-domain to another sub-domain and they can be used interchangeably

I'm trying to do this secure.domain2.com -loads content from- secure.domain1.com So if somebody goes to secure.domain2.com it will load the content of secure.domain1.com Note that I don't want a ...
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Multiple country-specific domains or one global domain [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should I structure my urls for both SEO and localization? My company currently has its main (English) site on a .com domain with a .co.uk alias. In addition, we have ...
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Why Is Another Domain Resolving To My IP Address?

I'm not really sure if this is something that I should worry about... I'm currently renting a dedicated server which is hosting a website I've created. The domain of the website was registered with ...
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Multiple domains with one host - SEO point of view

Lets say I currently own the mycompanyname.com domain. After some time, I found that it's very hard to rank at the top of the SERPs. After searching, I find there is domain that matches one of my ...
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SEO optimization multiple region site, domains and multilingual site

I am taking SEO of our website to another level. I read a lot about it and study all aspects of how to properly handle multiple domains and languages. For now we use three domain names www.myurl.eu, ...
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How do I change where a domain points to?

I've just finished making a website for my dad and need to get it on line. He has a domain already (and I have access to the admin panel for that on 'fasthosts') and my mum already has some server ...
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Stop searches showing tld domain sites appearing as subdirectory of main holding site domain?

I'm not sure if this is a problem specific to how my hosting is structured or not. Let's say the main domain for my account is maindomain.com (for purpose of discussion) I am building other sites, ...
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CNAME | A-Record | MX Record | Problems

I have a domain (e.g. domain1.com) and I only want to CNAME re-point the A-Record to domain2.com CNAME re-pointing will affect both A-Record and MX-Record. I do not want to affect the MX record, but ...
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VPS DNS Records Multiple Domains

I am very new to using a VPS (two days old) and have a limited understanding of hosting in general, so sorry if this is a very simple or ill-explained question. I just purchased a VPS with plesk ...
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registered a new domain from a different provider (onlydomains.com)

I registered biowattsonline.com from GoDaddy a few months ago. I have it using Zerigo DNS. Now I have registered biowatts.cn from onlydomains.com In Heroku (hosting a Rails application) I added 3 ...
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Google analytics and multiple domains

I need some urgent advice please with regard to Google analytics and multiple domains, and how best to handle them. Got a very sensitive customer who has a number of domains: EG ...
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Cleaning up the mess with SEO and conversions in mind

I'm having some kind of a unique situation here, but at the same time it's the typical mess web-beginners create. I took over a project for an event-company and at the moment they're having several ...
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2 domains SEO link building

I have 2 domains: www.my-domain.co and www.mydomain.us. Both are pointing for the same server, for example if you run www.my-domain.co/file.html, it's the same with www.mydomain.us/file.html. Now ...
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What's the advantage in purchasing new hosting purely for 301 redirections

As a follow on from How do I adjust our "default" domain I am about to setup 301 redirections from a selection of TLD to our recently selected default domain. Currently ALL of our TLDs ...
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How do I adjust our “default” domain

Our company owns a selection of top level domain names. Each of these domain names points to the same IP. We currently market our domain as existingfoo.com. All our incoming links are to that domain, ...
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Hosting multiple websites, but not in same public folder structure

Is there any good popular hosts that allows under a single account, multiple web sites to be hosted in independent folder structures? At the moment I'm using webzpro.com. And I'm forced to have one ...
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One Main Offsite Blog vs. Multiple Onsite Blogs

I work as the in-house SEO for an office refurbishment company. We are developing two sites: Site 1: office refurbishment Site 2: office furniture. Here in lies my dilemma. For SEO purposes, ...
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Can I do a non-hostile cross-domain POST now?

One requirement for a site I'm working on calls for visitors to be able to sign up for an email list. Rather than add server-side handling for this otherwise static site, I would like to POST from the ...
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Apache2: Deny access for mail.mydomain.com but allow www.mydomain.com, both points same ip

i have a linux mail+http server located throguh Internet at www.mydomain.com. Domain was bought at GoDaddy so after configuring the server and getting the public ip address i went at GoDaddy's profile ...
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Domain Aliases and SEO

We have created a movie site & to optimize in search engines for other countries, we have created a alias of various domains, for example movie.co.uk, movie.de etc. How to get this optimized and ...
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Best way to track multiple sites with Google Analytics

I currently have 63 websites (and counting) that I'm tracking on one Google Analytics account, and I'm starting to realize... this is becoming a bit cumbersome. What's the best way to collect traffic ...
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How to remove one of two domains on the same site for SEO?

I have foo.com which is set up as the alias of bar.com For better ranking etc I want search engines to only crawl foo.com How do I "remove" bar.com ? Is it the same method as removing www (which I'll ...
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Shop owner wants multiple domains, what do I to tell him?

My client owns a webshop exampleshop.it - and we use adwords and google analytics to promote it. He somehow has the idea that more domains (pointing to the original webshop) bring more traffic and ...
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Domain Masking / Cloaking?

I don't know whats the correct term for it, but what I'd like is to forward users visiting domain1.com to domain2.com without changing the URL in their address bar at all, IE. show contents from ...
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Consolidating google results for 2 domains with the same content

I have 2 domains http://foo.com and a http://bar.com. http://bar.com is just a domain alias for http://foo.com so they have the same content. Results for both domains show up on google, I'd rather all ...
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Cross promoting sites you own

With time the amount of sites I have under my wing has grown and diversified such that visitors to site A wouldn't care one bit about site B that I control. (There are 7 different sites in my example ...
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htaccess and 301 redirects - multiple domains

I have the following which redirects mydomain1.co.uk and mydomain1.com to www.mydomain1.com perfectly. RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^(.*)\.mydomain1\.com$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ ...
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2 hosted domains = 2 websites?

I have a website hosted by a company and would like to add another, separate, website to the same account. The company offers 2 hosted domains, so does that mean this will be possible? I'm not sure ...
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Can owning a domain name for each city improve search engine optimization?

My boss asked me and I wasn't sure exactly how to answer. I'd like to get some advice from others that have hit this issue before. Scenario: We are wanting to purchase a new chain of domain names ...