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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Will a popular subdomain overshadow the main domain from an SEO perspective?

This question may have been asked multiple times. But, I couldn't find a solid solution, so thought of posting it here. I have a website, we'll call it example.com. Traffic to this site is good and ...
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DNS redirect for domain to subdomain

What I am looking to do is to redirect all traffic from www.domain.com to www1.domain.com(subdomain of domain.com) via DNS. I am attempting to move from a local server (domain.com) to a GoDaddy ...
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How to redirect and keep the previous URL with .htaccess?

I have created a subdomain and want to redirect it to a URL. But I want to keep the subdomain as the URL of the redirection. I have searched for it but none of them worked for me! Subdomain: ...
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How can i find out which subdomain is bringing majority of traffic in Google Analytics

I have around 20 websites on 20 sub-domains , all are using same Google analytics tracking code for tracking hits. One of the site i.e. sub-domain is getting lots of hits, i would like to know more ...
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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 bsmith....
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Put document pages to the company site or create “docs” subdomain?

The company produces several software products and the company's site has subdirs for each of the product: www.example.com/product1 www.example.com/product2 www.example.com/product3 which is handy ...
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web hosting - adding an A record [duplicate]

I have a domain registered with godaddy and hosted elsewhere. I now want to create a sub domain and host it with godaddy vps since I want to run apps which won't wont work on shared hosting. Am I ...
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How do you make a 404 page for subdomains?

I have a site http://example.com how do you make a 404 page for subdomains that do not exist? e.g if I was to try and visit a-sub-domain-that-does-not-exist.stackexchange.com I get a 404 page.
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Prevent Google from indexing a duplicate content subdomain without a valid security certificate

I have an SSL for a subdomain. The now www version of the website works fine subdomain.example.com. But the www version is a problem www.subdomain.example.com. The issue I have with the www version ...
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Can I create dynamic subdomains with .htaccess?

I want to create dynamic subdomains using only a .htaccess file. For example: http://site.asd/user.php?name=jon > http://jon.site.asd/ http://site.asd/user.php?name=username > http://username....
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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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Adding subdomain to another cPanel account

I have several cPanel accounts on my server (running Cloudlinux 5). I managed them using WHM. My current situation (replacing the real domain with example.com): Account A has an addon domain example....
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How do I develop a software product with multiple dynamic sub-domains?

I am currently working on a twitter clone. How do I make it like Tumblr where a subdomain is created for each user that creates a blog? I would plan to show the user feed there, with posts from the ...
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CNAME record at AWS Route 53 DNS is landing on defaultwebpage.cgi

I have been trying to get this to work for hours. I have a WordPress multisite hosted on a shared server - but with a dedicated IP address for my WP installation, and my client sites are set up as ...
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How can I link a subdomain in 1and1 with a OVH hosting?

I have bought a domain (example.com) in 1and1 where I have my main website, this website is hosted in 1and1. On the other hand I have a VPS server hosted in OVH. And I have Odoo installed in that ...
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Hosting a Wordpress blog subdomain on another server

I wish to add a blog to my online store, but due to security issues with Wordpress and just for peace of mind to keep it away from my ecommerce site data, we want the blog hosted on another server/...
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Is it possible to setup a cookie-less directory instead of a domain?

I'm familiar with how to setup a cookie-less domain, however, I have an situation where I can't setup a subdomain to store static elements. Can I set only my directories where assets are being stored ...
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Moving subdomain to a different hosting provider

Currently my subdomain is hosted within same webhotel as my main domain. I would like to change it to point another domain (website on Windows Azure). Subdomain should be accessible all the time ...
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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 I bought domain from Godaddy. Will it work? Why would I like to do this? Because I having something ...
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Map both wildcard subdomains and root TLD at registar with CNAME only - possible?

WordPress multisite newbie; trying to understand client domain mapping best practices. Example: client owns domain foosite.com, registered at GoDaddy. I need to get any/all incarnations to map to ...
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Split 3.5M pages under different subdomains. Good idea?

I have a website with 3.5M pages (one page for a product) but Google is only indexing about 1M pages according to google.com/webmasters I was thinking of classifying these products in a few ...
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Disavow subdomains no longer in use without using webmaster tools

Back in the day I had several subdomains to the same domain to my site in an effort to boost performance SEO-wise. Now when I look back, it seems that putting everything in one domain results in ...
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Redirecting all child pages from subdomain

I can't get this redirect working... Can someone point me in the right direction please? On a WordPress site I want to prevent access to all pages that sit beneath a given parent page. All I want ...
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CNAME for subdomain to different host?

A friend asked me to help them with a new website on a subdomain that has a different host than the main domain. The domain is registered with Host A, the name servers point to Host A, however the ...
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How can I tell Google Analytics to not use cookies for my sub domain?

I have my web site at example.com, and i have also setup a sub domain for serving static content at static.example.com. On my web pages I'm using Google Analytics, so it will attach its cookies to all ...
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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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How to allow customers their own subdomain address to our web app?

We have a webapp and companies can customize the look and feel. Now we'd like them to be able to make the app part of their existing website by allowing them custom subdomains. For example: Our app ...
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Can I use different nameservers for different subdomains?

Suppose I have example.com and the nameserver I'm using is the one from the hosting server where I'm hosting the main site, say mainhosting.com. Now suppose I add a new subdomain e.g. bla.example.com ...
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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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Does servicing an API from a subdomain make your app slower?

I have a single-page application (SPA) located in application.com, and I want to serve the API from api.application.com. Since this is a Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) browser application, it ...
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My site is receiving DNS errors on Google Webmaster Tools, how can I solve this?

I have several irregular DNS errors on a subdomain of my site. On all my other subdomains, I have no issues (they have the same configuration) Just http://en-directo.frequence-radio.com suffers ...
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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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IIS sub-domain reverse proxy based on host name

I have a virtual machine in azure running three self hosted applications (not hosted in IIS) on three different ports. I can access them at the urls below: my-server.cloudapp.azure.com:8080 my-...
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What would be the SEO impact of moving webpages under my root domain to a subdomain?

Would moving webpages in directories under my root domain (e.g., example.com/docs/single-doc-name/) to a third-party service that would only allow you to use a subdomain for them (e.g., docs.example....
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Google keeps ranking my main domain instead of my subdomain

At the beginning of February (11-12th), I was splitting my site, which consisted of two very different projects, into each having its own subdomain. My problem is that after two months, Google keeps ...
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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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Is there a way to link a domain to a subdomain without masking?

I recently bought a domain name (ex: http://example.com) and would like to direct it to my old server (ex: http://old.server.com/page). I am using godaddy for the domain name and have tried out a ...
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Having trouble with subdomain keywords being associated with my website

My company sells ecommerce platforms in a SaaS fashion. We used to assign subdomains to the stores using our own domain, like storename1.ourdomain.com, storename2.ourdomain.com, etc. We did this for ...
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More than 100 of subdomains to be tracked in Analytics using Google Tag Manager

After searching a lot I still do not have a clear answer on this: How to implement GAnlaytics for more than 100 subdomains.site.com? Each of my subdomains will have Google Tag Manager implemented. ...
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Google analytics conversion tracking across subdomains

I've got a Drupal site at example.com, which leads to an ecommerce site at ticketing.example.com. Both sites have our GA code installed, and the cookiedomain for both sites is set to 'auto'. Based on ...
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Pointing a subdomain (subdomain.example.com) to a subfolder (example.com/subfolder)?

I want my subdomain subdomain.example.com to load content from a subfolder on the root domain example.com/subfolder. So if a user goes to subdomain.example.com/?article=hey it should load the ...
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How to add http:// prefix to subdomain redirect in htaccess

I am rewriting a subdomain URL with a query (cart.example.net/ProductDetail.jsp?LISTID=7C0400-1101763508) to a www subdomain (www.example.net/product-category/product). The problem I am facing is the ...
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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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Can spitting content from a subdomain I own onto my main domain help/hurt my SEO?

I have a main domain and a subdomain I own in the format of domain.com and blog.domain.com. For a while now I have been using the blog.domain.com to host my blog whereas domain.com simply hosts the ...
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What are the pros/cons of ecommerce store as subdomain vs integrated into main domain?

I have a website www.example.com which is currently not an ecommerce site. Now I want to sell some stuff. What are the pros/cons of setting up the store on a separate subdomain integrated with the ...
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Webmaster tools blog under subdomain reverse proxy on subfolder - what to do?

I have a blog.example.com and it has been reverse proxied to be served under example.com/blog Webmaster tools has blog.example.com & example.com/blog, however what should be done to tell Google ...
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Is there a difference between adidas.example.com and example.com/adidas for the keyword “adidas”?

I've read at moz, that changing from a subdomain to a subdirectory might increase the ranking of the page. However, their example uses blog.example.com vs. example.com/blog, and "blog" isn't a very ...
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.htaccess redirect url to a subfolder on a subdomain with exceptions

I have a CMS installed on a subdomain (say blog.domain.com). I created a site on it but the site can be accessed at (blog.domain.com/sites/mysite). I also have to use other links like blog.domain.com/#...
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Should I include “www” in my canonical URLs? What are the pros and cons?

What are the pros and cons of having http://www.example.com/ vs http://example.com/? For example a problem I'm aware of is that if I use a domain without www I can't set a cookie for the current ...
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Can I stop Google and other search engines indexing my subdomain, when subdomain is 3rd party owned? [duplicate]

I've just looked up my website in Google, to see if the sitemap had changed to reflect some new content and pages, and I have a bit of a problem. I use a third-party hosted toolset, which is linked ...