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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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 ...
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Subdomains regarding name servers/domains

I know how to configure subdomains like sub.example.com on Apache etc. My question is, do I need to make any changes to the name servers/domain that is provided to me? Would it work the same as ...
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How to host a subdomain of a domain which is associated with blogger?

I have a domain www.example.com which is hosted on Blogger platform. Is any hosting site like Blogger, WordPress where I can host my sub-domain like abc.example.com? My original website ...
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Are subdomains (for mobile-specific pages or localization) bad for SEO?

You have a website: http://www.mysite.com You want to serve up mobile-optimized pages for mobile devices. I've seen a lot of companies redirect mobile devices to this type of subdomain: ...
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Why does my site only work with a www in the URL?

I'm a bit confused as the following points: There is a simple text website, with no javascript, that works only with the prefix. http://www.mysite.corporation.com works but ...
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Personalized sub-domain URLs

Most of the SaaS companies, some social networking, and blog services (like Wordpress.com and blogger) create a personalized sub-domain for each user, e.g. username.website.com What is the general ...
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How does CPanel create subdomains?

I obviously know how to create subdomains via CPanel but does anyone know what exact method CPanel uses to achieve this?
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LaunchRock CNAME configs, what do they do?

Trying out LaunchRock, and ran across this: general-instructions-for-creating-your-cname-record Basically as far as I'm able to tell they only support using your sub-domain as the URL, not having ...
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Configuring A Subdomain (cPanel) - www works, subdomain on it's own doesn't

I've created a sub domain on my website using cPanel at test.mydomain.com, and this created a folder in my main 'www' directory called test. In this folder is a folder called cgi-bin, and it seems to ...
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Subdomain not created

I am trying to create a sub domain like labs.7sisters.in for the folder with document root public_html/7sislabs . If I visit the site http://7sisters.in/7sislabs/ its working fine . But ...
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example.com/blog vs blog.example.com [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subdomain versus subdirectory I'm about to start my own blog (adding it to a domain already owned by me) and I'm wondering what is the best way to set it up. There are ...
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Why does my link to a Subdomain not work?

My hosting provider has problems. I put Drupal on a sub-domain of my site. When I try logging in or clicking a link it comes to a Internal server error. But if I navigate to the actual directory it ...
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Just bought a domain, setting up a couple server applications for the first time [closed]

I recently bought a domain, mainly for website experimentation, game servers and a ventrillo server. I'm running all this from my home computer, and I am using freedns.afraid.org as my dns nameserver. ...
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Bluehost Automatic Sub-domain Creation

I am working on a small project in which people create an account and they are given a sub-domain like username.mydomain.com However, while this address is shown in the address bar of the browser, ...
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.htaccess directory to subdomain

I have been trying to make a subdomain from a directory (made by .htaccess) to be used as the main page starting like http://domain.com/sub/2/3/4.html and turning into ...
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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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Keyword in sub-domain good or keyword in sub folder? Which is good to manage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subdomain versus subdirectory Keyword in sub-domain good or keyword in sub folder keyword.abc.com or abc.com/keyword/ Which of this two is good to manage?
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How do I create a subdomain for a site hosted by someone who does not allow it?

I want to create a subdomain for a site hosted by Jimdo (a DIY website builder). Jimdo does not allow subdomains however. I am trying to find a workaround where a subdomain is hosted elsewhere but ...
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Broken links in content reports when tracking subdomains with Google Analytics

I have a tracking code that I use on my main site and my blog, which is on a subdomain: www.example.com blog.example.com I have a single profile in Google Analytics. I use advanced segments to ...
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Is it “acceptable” for a sub domain to be hyphenated?

I am putting together a site for a portal. Some of the subdomains have rather long names and I am thinking that maybe I should use hyphens to make the subdomain names more readable. For instance: ...
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Does Having top domain helps in getting better rankings in SERP

Recently i came across an article claiming free sub domains like blogspot,tumbler, wordpress etc are not ranked well in SERP & top domains are ranked better. Is it true? suppose there are 2 ...
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Is it necessary to buy a WAP domain or just creating subdomain like wap.xxxx.com

We planning to launch mobile WAP site to our exiting customer lead tracking website is it necessary to buy WAP domain or else creating subdomain for existing domain like wap.xxx.com.
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Moving a domain and staging url

I have a website with web hosting I am planning on switching away from (Windows Server). So I got a hosting plan with a linux server and I was going to build a site there using Perch CMS. Right now ...
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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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Cpanel deleted subdomain now shows 500 error

I created a subdomain in cpanel and then decided that I actually didn't need it, so I deleted it using cpanel. Now when I navigate to that subdomain in my browser I get a 500 server error. If I try ...
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Incoming Cname does not show the subdomain

I have a subdomain: sub.domain-one.com which has a CNAME which points to sub.domain-two.com. All good. But when I enter sub.domain-one.com I don't see the sub.domain-two.com, but the basic page of ...
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SEO a site from another site

I use a vendor who has a site for ordering parts. The vendor sells many kinds of parts. Is it possible to perform some kind of SEO magic, where I can SEO, or direct users, to the vendor's site? For ...
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High Google page ranking lost overnight [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to diagnose a search engine ranking drop? I had achieved a high ranking for a page on my site of the form: http://domain.com/mypage.htm Overnight the page is not ...
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Mysterious subdomains to my site indexed by Google

We have an issue with strange subdomains pointing to (pages on) our site such as: www2.example.com 2.example.com anothersite.com.example.com A few things are perplexing: who created them? why ...
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Can I use the same SSL cert for HTTPS and FTPS

I am looking to get an extended SSL certificate for a server that is handling one of my subdomains. Can I use the same certificate for https://sub.example.com and ftps://sub.example.com, assuming that ...
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Is there such a thing as an “exact match subdomain”?

Google's exact match domain SEO boost is well publicised (including in a recent Stack Exchange podcast). But is there any evidence that an "exact match subdomain" gets any kind of boost? I'm talking ...
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Can I point a CNAME to a subpage on Google Sites?

Simple question: I followed the instructions and now I have a CNAME pointing www.mydomain.com to my Google Sites site. I want to add another, pointing mike.mydomain.com to ...
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What impact (if any) will using the term 'portal' in my subdomain names, have on SEO for my website?

I am building a portal for a specific category of information. I am trying to decide whether to use subdomains like: www.portal.mysite.com/home.html (home page) ...
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Case-specific mod rewrite on WordPress subdomain multisite

I have split a WordPress blog into multiple category-specific blogs using subdomains, as the topics in the original blog were too broad to be lumped together effectively. Posts were exported from the ...
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How to have One DNS and two different webhost?

I have one domain name i.e. example.com registered via godaddy. Now, I want to host my personal blog on blogger/blogspot with this url (i.e. on subdomain) "http://subdomain.example.com" And, I want ...
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Setting Up a Subdomain with Godaddy and BigBlackBag

OK, so I am taking over the site for my dad's small business, and whoever helped him with it before used BigBlackBag.com to build the site. I basically want to get rid of it and start fresh, but I ...
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How can I point a subdomain at another server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to point a domain to another subdomain? Is it possible to set up a subdomain to render content of another server? Let's say I wanted google.domain.com to render ...
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Why classifieds pages use subdomains?

Can somebody tells me in terms of SEO if the use of subdomains is better than the use of folders? I'm developing a classifieds page, and I already know that many classifieds like Craigslist use ...
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Unable to track a subdomain with google analytics

I have a download page on a subdomain (downloads.easyjob.net) and I'm tracking the "virtual page view" to the download following these instructions . That part works fine. However, I also want to ...
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How to link a domain to a subdomain with DNS / A record?

Ok, there are a lot of topics regarding this, but there is no detailed solution.. I bought a domain www.newsite.com but my webspace is at a different hoster and there in a subdomain ...
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setup test domain ready for site launch

I'm about to launch a site on a live server, after developing it with xampp on localhost. I first want to test the site before i make it live. How do i setup this up so I have it in a subdomain (i.e. ...
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Proper way to create and work with a subdomain?

My site got effected by Panda, and I am trying to see if making a subdomain would work. The site is comehike.com, and I created a subdomain which is currently empty at hiking.comehike.com I have a ...
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Should I remove subdomains?

I am going to optimize a site which has two subdomains since a long time ago. They are pointing to the site's main domain and are well-indexed by Google. I've read in a SEO book however that having ...
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Canonical'd pages on subdomain showing up in Google search results

You might have heard that we launched Facebook Stack Overflow yesterday. As part of this, we modified our code to put <meta rel="canonical" ... tags on every question and user on the ...
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Is it correct to have domains with more than 3 levels?

I've been arguing for some time about this topic, now I'd like the opinion of professionals. My point is that a domain should be made of 2 or 3 levels at most, like: mysite.com blog.mysite.com ...