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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Using subdomains for niche SEO

Simple question: If I have a website offering website themes and I set up subdomains like builder.themes.com, artist.themes.com would that be more beneficial than having totally separate sites or ...
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Google doesn't index a subdomain. What can be the problem and what can be done?

I have a domain, let's call it example.com, which has a subdomain, games.example.com. I maintain a games forum using phpbbseo which is located at games.example.com/forum. The problem is that the forum ...
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Is it fine to put different category of stuff in a single domain name?

I own a website which is regarding startups and finance. I am looking forward to work on Wordpress programming in which I would be selling wordpress themes. I thought of buying a domain name for ...
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Subdomain in Drupal to an already existing site

I would like to add to an existing site, which wasn't written in Drupal, a sub site, which is in Drupal. The existing site already has a domain, and this would be a sub domain. I'm using Apache2 and ...
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Root Domain Redirects Incorrectly To Https instead of to WWW

Why do visits to my website work without "www", but not to specific pages on it? I recently moved my website to a new webhost, RedHat's OpenShift (a PAAS). It requires using Cname records to setup ...
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www subdomain for my webpage

How many customer do I lose if my webpage is not accessible from www subdomain. Can anyone who has webpage analytics with large number of visitors provide me statistic how many users use ...
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How can I tell GoogleBot that a subdirectory is now a subdomain?

I had about a million pages of a catalog indexed under a subdirectory, and now that's moved to a subdomain. GoogleBot is crawling each one of them and getting a 301 redirect to the new location. Even ...
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Dotted subdomain name or new domain?

I have a company website hosted at www.BRAND.com (where BRAND is a generic name). The company want to develop a "micro website" for one of their campaigns, named "Inspired By BRAND". I have two ...
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Subdomains on WampServer

I'm working on WampServer for development, I've set up the domain tuniguide.local and it works fine with this configuration: DocumentRoot "D:\www\tuniguide" ServerName tuniguide.local But when I ...
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Prioritize webhost for a domain?

I have a sub domain( I do not own the domain) but using Cpanel I am able to set A, NS, Cname records for a sub domain. What I want to do is to associate the subdomain with two webhost and prioritize ...
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setting up freedns with an existing domain

I've been running a webserver off of a pc at a static IP successfully for the past 5 months. recently however, I've moved into another apartment and my ISP only provides a dynamic IP (my IP changes ...
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CNAME cross subdomain mapping problem

I have the exact same problem as this but I don't understand the solution. I have 2 different domain name(with different hosting/provider) domain-one.com and domain-two.com which I want ...
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Subdomain In Addon Domain Is Not Working

I added a new addon domain to my cPanel hosting. With the new added addon domain, I try to make some subdomain of it. But, the subdomain is not working like subfolder does. This is my situation: ...
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subdomain not working and added /mysubdomains/devsitename

I am having a site www.example.com which working fine and I have a number of sub-domains which are working fine except one. When I gave the url subdomain.example.com the address bar showing as below ...
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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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Google Analytics for subdomains

I have two WordPress multisites under one domain - city-x.domain.com and city-y.domain.com. domain.com is a landing page where you select your city, and a cookie will redirect the user to that city on ...
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Subdomain redirect to WWW

I have the domain example.com and the test.example.com running on apache server. For some reason when I try to visit test.example it is redirected to www.test.example and by consequence a Server not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Redirect/rewrite dynamic URL to sub-domain and create DNS for subdomain

I have created an application in PHP, I would like to re-direct the following URL to corresponding sub-domain. Dynamic URL pattern: http://mydomain.com/mypage.php?user_name=testuser I wish to ...
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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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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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Subdomain versus subdirectory

I recently moved from having a main site like www.example.com with a subdomain associated site yyy.example.com, to moving everything off the subdomain to a subdirectory like www.example.com/yyy/, with ...
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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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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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Are this subdomain CNAME and A record settings correct?

I want to add a simple subdomain named "tr.acme.com" to my website. I tried following DNS record settings: No matter what i try, i can't get this subdomain working. Would someone please ...
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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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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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Move site to new domain divided by language across subdomains

I managed to find a nice domain for a fairly fledgling site of mine that actually hasn't been parked by scumbag squatters. Given the upcoming move I'm thinking I'd take the opportunity to split the ...
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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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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 ...