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Subdomain is a domain which is a part of a larger domain. For example, 'sub.example.com' is subdomain of 'example.com' domain.

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Do subdomains need to be defined through domain registrar?

I have bought a new domain name from GoDaddy. Let's say it is abcd.com. On GoDaddy's DNS Managing page, I changed A(Host) part to @ = 74.125.232.215 which is www.google.co.uk's IP address. Now if ...
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Why is “www.mysite.com” different from “mysite.com”?

In any browser if I use www.mysite.com or just mysite.com the web page is correctly retrieved, but I am having trouble with Google Analytics and Facebook App. Facebook: To be able to get Likes, I ...
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.htaccess 301 Redirect for wildcard subdomains

I run WordPress in Network mode, which means I can have multiple websites running off one installation of WordPress. Each website runs as a subdomain. WordPress handles this using .htaccess, and a ...
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will main domains be more seo friendly than subdomains?

Web hosting providers offer services such as hosting multiple domains in one account. Then my concern is about seo friendliness. say the main domain of my account is maindomain.com on which I have ...
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Options for different domain and hosting

The situation I have a hosting service (one.com) on which I have installed a wordpress.org site in a subdirectory 'wordpress': myhost.com/wordpress/ (myhost.com is actually my own domain, but it ...
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Sub domain or sub-folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do subdomains help/hurt SEO? In terms of SEO is there any advantages/disadvantages to using a sub-domain over a sub-folder: www.mysite.com/company company.mysite.com
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Domain mapping / aliassing to subdomain

We have a VPS (cpanel/whm) for hosting several website, each site is created in subdomain one.domain.com, two.domain.com, three.domain.com, etc. now we want to have unique domain for every ...
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Do I need a subdomain or CNAME?

I have a domain with Godaddy (mysite.com) which is pointing to my AWS EC2 box. Now I need a launchpad link on my website so that if the user clicks on it it would point to launch.mysite.com This ...
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What is better with 3 languages: domain-lang.org x 3, domain.org/lang or lang.domain.org? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should I structure my urls for both SEO and localization? I have three domains for similar content in three languages. One in each. I have now been told that the ...
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.htaccess Forward all mail subdomains to /webmail/

I would like to write a .htaccess rewrite command that takes any url with a subdomain mail and forwards them to whatever domain included that subdomain with /webmail at the end. e.g. mail.zane.com ...
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How to silently auto-load from a subdirectory, but allow internal paths to think the file is located at site root?

I have files in my site root, and also files in its "Iternet_IE" directory. I need to: 1.) be able to call/include other files (e.g. headers or footers) from within files at either of those ...
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Apache: how to create subdomain on name-based virtualhost?

i have name-based hosting, lets name it my.address.com - my friend have 'white' ip -address.com and gave me virtual machine than i can access via ssh, also, he made some magic with ports and now after ...
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Self signed SSL certificate with a wild card - works for sub domain, fails for the main domain

For development purposes I created a self signed SSL certificate where CN = *.example.com. After installing the certificate, when browsing to any sub domain https://sub.example.com I got the nice ...
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In apache, how to map site.example.com to example.com/site

I'm sure there is documentation for how to do this, but I don't know what it's called so I don't even know how to start searching. On my webserver, example.com, i have a site called site. It's ...
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How can I put a totally new prestashop store on a sub-domain I created?

I need a bit of advice. I have an e-commerce site on www.mydomain.com and I have now created a sub domain that will have a totally new store running on it (all installed any ready to go). I use ...
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How to link subdomains to main domain to get SEO benefit

How can I link subdomains to my main domain to get the SEO benefit? I've seen examples using all sorts of clever redirects and PHP where you get the subdomain's content on the main site...but what I ...
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Subdomain redirects to different server, maintaining original URL

I just took over the webmaster position in my organization, and I'm trying to set up a development environment separate from the production environment. The two environments are hosted with different ...
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Install Moodle to subdomain with Softaculous via cPanel

I installed Moodle to a directory with Softaculous. Since it doesn't allow installing to a subdomain, after installing it I created a subdomain and pointed the destination (of the subdomain) to the ...
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How to force user to use subdomain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I prevent access to an add-on domain's root directory from main hosting domain name I am hosting a webshop with OpenCart and its current URL is e.g. ...
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Attach a Wordpress.org blog to my BigCommerce Store as a sub-domain

I am stuck in a peculiar situation. I have a store on BigCommerce configured with a domain from GoDaddy (mystore.com). I recently created a custom wordpress blog and hosted it on 1and1 hosting ...
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How do I set up a double domain like domain2.mydomain.com and mydomain.com?

I would like to set up a server similar to Google's. Their domain acts like a double domain, like you can use these URLS, "play.Google.com" or "apps.Google.com", to go to different sites.. For ...
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creating subdomain(sub.domain.com) and redirecting to another server (sub.domain.org) whiles maintaining .com in the url

Redirecting to different server but same domain. I have 2 servers on different hosts. One has domain.com and the other domain.org. domain.org has more resources. Now i want to create a sub domain on ...
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Redirect subdomain (weblog) to new domain without access to .htaccess

I have a blog that has PR 1 on a subdomain aaaa.domain.com of a blog server domain.com. Now I want to buy a domain newdomain.com and I want to tell google webmaster to redirect the old subdomain to ...
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Tumblr blog under subdomain blog.mysite.com - do I still get the benefit?

I've got a Tumblr blog for my main site, I use it more as a proper blog with articles and images, rather than just a tumblog. The blog is mapped to blog.mydomain.com. Becuase of the ease of social ...
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Amazon EC2: How do I create a subdomain on an instance?

I have apache2 and tomcat installed on Amazon ec2 instance running Ubuntu. tomcat is serving the application and I want to create subdomains for example.com and abc.example.com to serve to different ...
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Search engines crawling non-existent subdomains

A few years ago, a previous developer added my company's website to a link farm he ran. My company has a wildcard subdomain, so any subdomains will return the user to the homepage. As such, the dev ...
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How to setup a reseller account on a subdomain?

I have bought the aluminium reseller package on hostgator and specified a subdomain of an existing domain I already had as the primary domain. How do I set this up in the hostgator whm panel and what ...
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Domain registrar that will allow separate sub domain NS record [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? So I recently found out to my dismay that my domain name registrar does not even support sub domains?! Hence I need ...
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How do I properly point sub.domain1.com to sub.domain2.com?

I'm trying to point sub.domain1.com to sub.domain2.com. They are both hosted on different servers. I've tried changing the CNAME, but that is giving me a "You don't have permission." error when I go ...
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Redirecting a subdomain to an HTTPS website

I need to redirect a subdomain on my website to a third party HTTPS website. We have our website hosted on GoDaddy and I tried their subdomain forwarding mechanism but that didn't work. That's when I ...
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SEO: Linking to a domain that redirects to a subdomain

I have: www.mywebsite.com which redirects to en.mywebsite.com, es.mywebsite.com, fr.mywebsite.com depending on the user language, so there's not an indexed website in www.mywebsite.com However, when ...
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Connecting blogger blog with subdomain.mysite.com, is it good for www.mysite.com SEO/pagerank?

I client of mine has a static website www.mysite.com and a blogger blog with the same subject mysiteblog.blogspot.com and wants to move the blog inside mysite.com to give her site a SEO boost. Will ...
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changing the subdomain and SEO issue

because of "government filtering" in Iran, once in a while we have to move the whole site into a new subdomain. For example i create a new sub domain on my public_html : http://01.mydomain.com I know ...
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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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How to make SubDirectories?

I have my server on WAMP, and domain under domain.com. How do you make sub directories on your website? (as in website.com/subdirectory) All i could get is the ugly (ipaddress)/(random ...
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SEO effects of linking to subdomain

I have http://hollywoodnose.com as a main site. Then I have http://forum.hollywoodnose.com as the subdomain. I'm cautious to link to the subdomain from the main site. I did this before and droped ...
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Getting a domain sub-directory url for a new server

I have an web application server running tomcat and i need to publish my APIs to internet users. However I don't have a domain name for this server and I can only put the ip address of this server ...
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Should I use multiple subdomains for a website that supports multiple cities?

So the closest example I can give is craigslist, for example: Craigslist Winnipeg: http://winnipeg.craigslist.ca/ Craigslist Toronto: http://toronto.craigslist.ca/ Is copying this style going to ...
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How do I set up a “gateway” for a specific subdomain?

I'm looking at setting up a website that will run a few different apps. Most of them can be managed by an Apache server, but I've got one specific thing that will run on a custom HTTP server. ...
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3 language website using subdomains and mapped domains. Add subdomains or mapped domains to WMT?

I have a new wordpress multisite setup. The main language is Italian and there are two subdomains using en and de for english and german. There is no auto translation plugins being used. The ...
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Not able to track traffic on subdomain using Google Analytics

I'm trying to track traffic for my sub-domain, but it's not happening. This is how it's set up. My partner has a domain called sub1.partner.com. This domain points to partner1.mydomain.com. The idea ...
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Do Dynamic Subdomains Harm SEO or not?

I am establishing a new website for just resumes, and I structured my htaccess as to provide dynamic subdomains as: marketing.resumedomain.org/index.html sales.resumedomain.org/index.html ...
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How does CNAME work for Google Apps for My Domain?

I recently got a domain and set it up with Google Apps including setting up sub-domains for the different services. After set up the CNAME, all my subdomains point to ghs.google.com. I was wondering ...
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Setting up Gmail subdomain on my domain

I just set up my domain with Google Apps. During the Gmail setup process the tutorial said we could also set up mail.mydomain.com and we'd look at it later. But it never came up. Now, I can't seem to ...
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Adding a user specific website to a domain

I just got a domain (first time) and set it up with Google Apps. I was wondering if it was possible to set up personal websites for individual users on the domain using notation such as abc@xyz.com ...
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Redirect *.example.com to example.com

I have some valid subdomains in my httpd.conf file. Now how do I redirect anything that's not a valid subdomain to the main website? What I mean is, if I have a valid subdomain hello.example.com, it ...
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Dev site indexed by Google

I was developing a new version of our site on a subdomain (dev.oursite.com) and the robots.txt with the Disallow got replaced at some point, so the site got indexed by Google and other search engines. ...
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Setting up a LaunchRock page without hosting

Looking to buy a 'dot-com' domain as cheap as possible, and set the DNS to forward to the LaunchRock service without having to setup a hosting act. Is this possible, and if so how? I've asked roughly ...
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Pointing a subdomain to Github Pages

I set up an Octopress blog on Github Pages at myusername.github.com. I now want blog.myusername.me (which currently has a Wordpress blog set up) to point to this Octopress blog. So I followed the ...
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DNS: How can I determine which IP a subdomain is associated with?

I bought a domain(tohid.ir.tc) from a hosting company. it seems that it is a sub domain of this domain(Ir.tc). it made lot's of problems for me. I don't now to which DNS server it is pointing. both ...