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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Moving from Subdirectory to Subdomain structure

I have a website (powered by Rails/Postgres and nginx) where I had setup a blog and a coupons section as: http://myrailsapp.com/blog/ http://myrailsapp.com/coupons/ Blog is powered by wordpress and ...
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Custom Domain for Tumblr

I am trying to set up a custom domain for my tumblr account. http://blog.scribeair.com/ to http://scribeair.tumblr.com Can some one help me how to set up the DNS records for the subdomain.
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How to track Blogger and Sites subdomains in Google Analytics?

I am using Google Apps in my domain. In this domain I have a Blogger blog and a Google Sites website. I have setup Google Analytics to track my website and it works fine. I also track blog visits and ...
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Wordpress installation - Subdomain or as folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subdomain versus subdirectory I got a client portfolio website and he opens a Wordpress blog with articles related to his profession. What the best for SEO - install it ...
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URLs which begin “www2”

I was sent a link recently http://www2.biotech.wisc.edu/ I've occasionally noticed this appear in some web addresses, where does the "2" come from? Does it mean anything? How would I go about getting ...
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Setting up a subdomain for an already existing subfolder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subfolder won't permenantly redirect to subdomain I have a forum installed in a subdirectory (http://www.example.com/forums/), but I want to have it accessed through ...
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Adding 1 subdomain using .htaccess

Alright, so unlike other solutions I only want one subdomain to appear to be added. Say I wanted example.com/folder/page.php to be displayed as foo.example.com/folder/page.php, how would I go about ...
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Why am I seeing 'blisque.mydomain.com' in my analytics? [closed]

When looking through my Google Analytics reports, I see visits via mydomain.com but also 'blisque.mydomain.com'. When I visit there, the site is served up, however I haven't configured this subdomain ...
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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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Subdomain still times out after being set up a month ago

I would like to use the subdomain www.high-res.domain.com to be accessed by external customers with specific permissions to access the site (like FTP). We use Network Solutions to house domain.com. ...
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How to point a domain to another subdomain?

I'm really a newbie about this issues so excuse me if this is a rather dumb question, I'm trying to point a domain a client of mine bought to a sub-domain of mine, they're both from different ...
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.htaccess mod_rewrite domain to subdomain

I need to redirect any domain to a sub-domain. I know this has got to be possible but for the life of me i can not figure it out. Any help is appreciated. For example: domain1.com domain2.com ...
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Google Analytics Subdomain Tracking for WordPress

I'm looking for the best solution to track my website's traffic using Google Analytics. I have a website that (currently) has two subdomains. The subdomains are about very different content, the TLD ...
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Recommended domain name for tablet version?

We are creating HTML5 web app for tablets ("tablet optimized" version of the web site). Mobile domain names have already standardized itself to m.yourdomain.com or yourdomain.mobi. But how about ...
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Best way to lay-out the website when sections of it are almost identical

so, I have a minisite for the mobile application that I did. The mobile application is a public transport (transit) schedule viewer for a particular city (let's call it Foo), and I'm trying to sell it ...
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How can I alias domains to subdomains?

I have a main site with a bunch of subdomains created. Each subdomain is a blog and I want each blog to have its own domain name i.e. thisguy.com -> blog1.mainsite.com thatguy.com -> ...
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Google webmaster tools: changing address from domain name to subdomain

So we originally have our blog on our main domain (for example, it would be on www.example.com). Now we have moved it to http://blog.example.com. My question is how do we change the address from ...
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Subdomains vs folders, for multi account/users application

So, for a multi user web app, what is better: http://username.domain.com Or http://domain.com/username I would like to get feedback about security, scalability and maintenance specifically, app ...
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Several sub domains pointing to one folder. Fasthosts problem

I have a ASP.net website e.g. www.website.com. The idea is that you will go to the URL 'yourname.website.com' and my site will request the name from the sub domain, process it and change the content ...
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Starting from scratch xxx.yyy.com or www.xxxyyy.com (any SEO difference?)

I know there are lots of answers both here (e.g. this and this) and elsewhere which deal with subdomains and their impact on SEO. However, often the questioners are either asking about subdomain ...
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Is there an more user friendly alternative to afraid.org for DNS subdomains?

I would like "people out there" to be able to host subdomains to my domain easily. I'm aware that you can do this using afraid.org (free) and it works well, however for "people out there" to use ...
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Subdomain configuration

Configure all subdomains to point to the same server IP as the main domain Configure all subdomains in virtual host to point to the same location as the main domain What is the easiest way to do ...
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Duplicate content for sub domains i.e. example.com/subdomain/index.php seen the same as example.com/subdomain/ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? I have a website with some sub domain folders and seomoz is picking them up as both ...
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Redirect/Rewrite Subdomain to Subfolder

I'm trying to redirect a subdomain to a subfolder e.g. forums.domain.com to www.domain.com/forums Note that I started the forums in the subfolder format but worried that members might mistakenly try ...
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Better SEO from sub-directory or sub-domain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subdomain versus subdirectory I'm working on a site that will act as a sort of companion site or sub-site to my main site. Is there a difference in SEO of setting it ...
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domain, subdomain and ranking

we have a well ranking site on the domain(e.g. www.test.com) running for 2 years having good PR i.e. 5 and the site having its 400000+ url indexed and then we have a new site on the subdomain(e.g. ...
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SEO: Similar, but not duplicate, content across several subdomains

I have a website that allows users to find/submit tips for doing specific fitness activities. The site is structured as "[activity].example.com" example.com swimming.example.com ...
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Make all subdomains load the same page, how is it called/done?

Is there a way to make all subdomains show the same page. I got the idea somewhere you could have a page like idk information.com and if an user typed miami.information.com he would get information ...
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Should I choose sub-directories over sub-domains in this case?

I'm developing an application at the moment which shows local content based on location. Since the site is intended for local users, there won't be much need to change domain. For example: someone ...
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Subdomain versus new domain

I'm adding a blog to a site. Would it be better for SEO to put it at blog.example.com or at www.exampleblog.com? I already own www.exampleblog.com . Would combining the words together to exampleblog ...
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Preventing Spiders on One Subdomain?

We currently host multiple sites on the same domain that all live in the same physical directory on the server. Each is database driven and lives at a unique subdomain. For example, site1.example.com, ...
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Is an externally-hosted subdomain a security risk?

A company I've been developing a web site for wants to keep their current domain, which is something like company.parentcompany.com. Because we wanted to use a different CMS, the parent company ...
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Google webmaster tools reporting entire nil subdomain linking to www domain, despite permanent redirect

Looking in webmaster tools it is reported that I have a thousand of so inbound links from my root domain, domain.com, to www.domain.com. This is despite the fact I have a permanent redirect setup in ...
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How to Preserve PageRank for Disappearing Pages?

Pretend that USA Today has a section of their site where the sell electronics, which they locate at http://electronics.usatoday.com. The subdomain is powered by an online electronics store called ...
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mod_rewrite: rewriting http://$SOMETHING.app.example.com/ to http://www.example.com/app/$SOMETHING

I'm trying to make http://$SOMETHING.app.example.com/ transparently rewrite to http://www.example.com/app/$SOMETHING. The config below is giving me a 404 and I'm not sure why. ServerName ...
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How do i tell google to ignore my subdomain?

I did a search and i found a link to my site... twice. They are exactly the same except one is www and the other is static. How do i tell google to ignore everything in my static domain?
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How to create .htaccess to block access to a subdirectory that hosts a separate domain

So I am pretty noob at with creating code in .htaccess, but I know it is what I need to accomplish a pretty simple task. So here is what I want to do. I have a main domain, (me.com), and I am hosting ...
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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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change the subdomain and keep the rest of the url

I'm working on a multilingual website, and I want to generate the links in this way: The site is domain.tld and defaults to English, It has some subdomains like fr.domain.tld which will be in ...
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Move subdomain into subdirectory SEO question

I have read this article: http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/subdomains-and-subdirectories/ But I'm not 100% clear if moving my subdomain website into a subdirectory on the main domain would change ...
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Subdomains as external backlinks

as far as I know backlinks are good for SEO when they come from external or websites or domains, what about subdomain? do they have the same value of external backlinks or they are just like internal ...
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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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Implications on automatically “open” third party domain aliasing to one of my subdomains

I have a domain, let's call it www.mydomain.com where I have a portal with an active community of users. In this portal users cooperate in a wiki way to build some "kind of software". These software ...
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How do I setup a subdomain in godaddy.com and point to another server?

When I create a subdomain in godaddy.com the only option is to forward that subdomain, and I don't want to forward it, I want it to point to another server. I don't want the main site or the email ...
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Google shows subdomain of main site instead of add on domain URL

I use Lunarpages and have set up a few add on domains to my main account. These show up as sub-domains of my main account, but they can be reached by using the new domain I've created. So: ...
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Some Punycode URLs redirect to Unicode but others don't, why?

I've setup two subdomains, each using punycode: http://xn--xxa.hawx.me/ -> http://μ.hawx.me/ http://xn--l6h.hawx.me/ -> http://♪.hawx.me/ If you visit the unicode versions, ♪.hawx.me will stay the ...
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Domain held at one registry, need to redirect to subdomain on my own hosting provider

There are lots of questions around this general area, but I haven't seen one that exactly mirrors what I'd like to know. It's per the title really. My understanding (and what I'm told by my host) is ...
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What is the proper way to setup Google Apps email accounts for a subdomain?

Let's say I've registered domain.com at enom and set it up to use Google Apps for email by rerouting DNS to enom's servers and editing the MX records there. That works flawlessly. Now let's say I ...
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WikiMedia on a subdomain - creating a new page

If I have a WikiMedia installation in a subdomain, like wiki.example.com, how do I create a new page? I mean, they said that when I put a link in the wiki, it would appear red. If I clicked it, it ...
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subdomains apache rewrite rules

Let's say I have my web folder as public_html. In there I have a sub folder. I can view the folder at: www.mydomain.com/sub & mydomain.com/sub What I want is: sub.mydomain.com This will show ...