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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How can I redirect all my files on old URLs to new URLs on IIS?

I've been looking and trying out different pieces of code for months to no avail. Most of what I have found is for .htaccess, and not for IIS. I have two scenarios: subdomain1.domain.com to ...
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CSS and JS are loaded from the IP address rather than from the appropriate subdomain host name

I have one VM (LAMP) with a static IP. There are two Subdomains configured on this Machine. If i browse one of the subdomains, it executes the files specified in its DocumentRoot. The problem here is ...
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Numerous link from Sub Domain [on hold]

Is it possible to have several links of sub domain on every page of main domain? E.g If a user searches any query on main domain a link to sub domain is also there for his query Is it possible? And ...
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In GoDaddy hosting how can all wildcard domains point to the same directory?

I want to create wildcard sub domains and all should point the same main domain's directory. And I read some articles and made this, *.example.com Now, if I type any sub domain it shows pageok. ...
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Wildcard domain like *.example.com in Plesk?

I have a webserver with Plesk which is set up to host my main domain, e.g. 'example.com' (and also www.example.com for that matter). Now I want it to also support any subdomain, so whenever somebody ...
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How can I point a subdomain registered with Dot TK to GitHub?

I am building a GitHub website and I have a domain registered with Dot TK, from which I'd like to point a subdomain to GitHub. I'm really confused on how to do it however. Currently I have a CNAME ...
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Is there a way to keep my email subdomain at mail.example.com?

I've pointed it at the Google app servers, and unfortunately that means a redirect to mail.google.com. Is there a way to avoid that redirect and allow me to browse email at mail.example.com? Will I ...
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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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Prevent search bots from indexing server (sub)domain name

A web application I wrote is hosted on an in-house server with the name myserver, which is under my university's domain (department.uni.edu), resulting in the server's address being ...
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How does Google Webmaster tools deal with subdomains

My site is set up so the main site is http://example.com and report pages are on Amazon S3 at http://reports.example.com. There are obviously links between the two sites, I assumed that adding ...
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Why does google not index my subdomain [duplicate]

I have a domain, tl-photography.at. The domain is indexed perfectly and can be found on google. I also have subdomain where I offer some simple services vcds.tl-photography.at. But this subdomain is ...
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Many user-created sites/pages and subdomains. SEO questions for primary domain

My site allows people to create free websites and provides them with a subdomain link to their site. For example, a user bsmith will end up with a site at bsmith.example.com, and pages like ...
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Liability and Legal Issues with allowing others to use a Subdomain

Are there any known issues for the domain owner to allow others to use a subdomain? The best example would be blogspot.com, which allows users to create something.blogspot.com. Can the content on a ...
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Move old site to subdomain in cPanel

I want to move our current website from www.xyz.com to oldsite.xyz.com, so that I can stick a "coming soon" page in it's place. The old site runs on Drupal, which I know nothing about. Am I right in ...
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How to redirect all pages and all subdomains of a domain to the home page of another domain

I have an domain (www.aaa.com) and an alias (www.bbb.com). The alias domain points to the aaa.com domain, but that's not what I want. I want www.bbb.com to point to www.ccc.com. I have the following ...
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How to point naked domain and www to the same Heroku app?

I create a simple Rails app and deployed it to Heroku. This is my app. I use Cloudflare to manage my DNS records and I try to achieve something like this: This is all my current DNS records inside ...
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How to create .htaccess to block access to a subdirectory that hosts a separate domain

I have a main domain (me.com) and I am hosting files for my mom's website (mom.com) in a subdirectory in my public_html folder so that mom.com uses files from me.com/mom. All I want to do is make it ...
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Google Sitelinks across Subdomains

We have a multi-tenant CMS like system where each tenant gets their own subdomain from the main brand site. The subdomains have nothing to do with each other apart that they all use our system. We ...
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Separate DNS server for subdomain.example.com

I have a website which has the address: subdomain.example.com. I would like to know if it can have its own DNS server like Route 53 (NS records, CNAME, A, etc.) or it is tied to the example.com?
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Should I use a subdomain or a subdirectory?

I have setup a system that will allow me to generate sub websites. These will be completely independent websites that will share a single users database and will all fall under video games. The parent ...
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Subdomain on top of your personal domain vs. separate domain?

I already have a personal website with my personal name (e.g.namesurname.com) as domain. I have just a few visitors. I am expert in two different areas that are not very much connected to each other ...
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Multiple domains or one new domain or sub domains. Pros and cons

We run a website to provide cashback for forex traders from all over the world. Now, we'd like to add new services to our portfolio, such as cashback for poker, binary options and lots of online ...
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Error SSL with subdomain

I'm using Nginx as my server. I have just installed successfully my domain with positive SSL. I edited my vhost of main domain as follow: server { listen 80; server_name example.com www.example.com; ...
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Can I have my Wordpress blog's subdomain hosted on Blogger.com?

I want my wordpress blog's subdomain to be hosted on Blogger. My current host is bluehost and bought domain from Godaddy. Will it work? Why would I like to do this? Because I having something that ...
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ssl subdomain shows content of main site but does not redirect url (wildcard cert)

I have a wildcard cert installed on my site *.pcgcp.ca which works beautifully, but when I go to my subdomain store.pcgcp.ca with HTTPS it shows the content of the main pcgcp.casite. I have contacted ...
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Redirect from non-existent subdomains is correct?

Search engines recorded referrals from links like this: http://subdomain1.example.com, http://subdomain2.example.com. Subdomain pages display the contents of main domain pages but subdomains do not ...
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Want to Transfer Forum to a Subdomain

I am Using WordPress CMS and using bbpress Forum plugin, I created a forum on WP site: www.example.com/test/ but now, i am looking to Transfer it to http://test.example.com , But I am not able to ...
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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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Need .htaccess mod_rewrite for serving static content from subdomain, but forcing www otherwise

I have a website where I currently force example.com visits to www.example.com, and it has an SSL certificate, so I also force HTTP to HTTPS. My SSL certificate covers example.com and www.example.com. ...
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Google search links: command for subdomains?

The Google search's links: command allows one to retrieve a set of known backlinks to a domain. Unfortunately, when using this command with a subdomain (for example against myblog.blogspot.com) the ...
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SEO International Websites usage of sub domains and ccTLD domains

Is it better to have separate country specific domains (which costs more money) or sub domains which define the country, for better SEO? e.g. example.com example.com.au example.co.uk vs ...
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Using subdomains or directories for main categories?

I have a website which references places to travel to in the world. Those places are (of course) grouped by countries. Here is an example of an actual URL of my website: ...
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Subdomain as home page

I'm looking at how best to launch a project using subdomains to create around 10 'minisites' of sufficiently differing content using the subdomain as branding. There will never really be much content ...
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URL masking to subdomain redirecting to subdomain

I am trying to change the URL of a Joomla site in browser my original URL is like example.com/marketsite/abc and I want to change it to abc.example.com/marketsite/abc I am using following code ...
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Sub-Domain created on Cloudflare & CPanel won't work with HTTPS

Earlier this evening I migrated an installation of WHMCS from another web-server. Upon finishing this, I did the following... Went into Cloud Flare and changed the IP of the Sub-Domain record to ...
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Remove subdomains from Google index and stop indexing them

I am running static content through a CDN, cdn1-cdn5 I am using such subdomains for that. I am loading just images, CSS and JS files this way, but apparently Google has indexed some pages on ...
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Same IP for domain and subdomain

It seems that my original post is to confusing, so I rewrote it to be more clear (sry, english is not my first language): my webcontent is hosted by a different company then my DNS records/domains. ...
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Is making a subdomain for each user bad for my SEO? [duplicate]

Suppose I'm working on a file hosting website that should let my users share their files through a simple URL. http://user_name.example.com http://example.com/user_name If all my users link to me ...
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Only use HTTPS for main site and HTTP for subdomains

I have a few static files on a i. subdomain but I don't have an SSL certificate and for its use it doesn't need one, however when I try to access it - it redirects for https which throws up an error ...
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Configure Google webmaster console to ignore duplicate subdomain

I have a site hosted on x10hosting. This site is assigned to a free subdomain. example.x10host.com. I have now purchased my own domain: example.com Unfortunately, x10hosting does not seem to allow ...
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Using .htaccess to get content from directory for sub-domain

I've read a tonne of questions on this and tried a few solutions, but I'm just not getting the results I want. I'm currently using: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^cp\.example\.net ...
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How to redirect sub-domain not found? [duplicate]

Suppose my site - example.com had a subdomain - subdomain.example.com which I have deleted. How do I redirect the not found error in PHP or the mod_rewrite (.htaccess)?
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Is repeating keywords in subdomain useful?

Is repeating keywords in subdomain useful or not? For example my keyword is cars and my domains would look something like this: red.cars.com redcars.cars.com Which would be is better?
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Using a trademark as a subdomain?

Let's imagine a website that deals with cars: www.cars.com In order to categorize his website, the webmaster decides to create subdomains for the most famous brands: ford.cars.com chrysler.cars.com ...
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How to debug an unwanted subdomain redirect?

I am trying to switch a dated Magento site in the domain root of a website I am developing (example.com) with a WordPress site located at beta.example.com. First, I want to move the Magento site to ...
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Screaming Frog displaying deleted subdomain

In Screaming Frog, when I do a basic crawl of one of my website's in the 'Internal' tab it shows a sub-domain at the very top. This sub-domain was one I had previously created, but I removed it quite ...
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Company moved eCommerce pages to a subdomain and saw other pages drop in rankings. Related?

At the end of June my company moved our website's ecommerce product pages to a subdomain. The site had previously be consolidated on www.company.com; to improve usability we migrated all ecommerce ...
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Can a subdomain interfere with the ranking of a root domain?

We have recently added a free subdomain for SEO purposes. We are getting a high position in searches, but the problem is Google is not showing our main website in some of our keywords any more. I ...
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Server does not lookup www or other subdomains

I have some problems, and I think that it's related to DNS Records. I can't open my website by www. or access any sub-domain. These are my DNS settings: example.de. 14400 IN A ...
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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 ...