I've purchased a shared hosting. It has domain1.example as the main domain. Whenever I add another domain to this hosting say domain2.example. The CPanel system does create the record for domain2.example.

But it also creates a subdomain in my main domain (domain1.example) such as domain2.example.domain1.example.

Will it affect the SEO for domain1.example or domain2.example. My concern is it tells the search engines that the site domain2.example is a part of domain1.example, which is not true as both domain1.example and domain2.example are two different domains.

  • This is one of the stupidest things that cPanel does in my opinion. Commented Dec 17, 2019 at 15:24

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As long as you don't share/make links to this domain created by Cpanel, it won't be visible to anyone but you.

So Search Engine won't find it and it won't affect your SEO.

  • Search engines have a tendency to find subdirectories. I would recommend additional steps such as redirects or canonical tags. Commented Dec 17, 2019 at 15:24
  • Also, add a robots.txt for each subdomain. That's the best way to control what you want SEs to access, in this case.
    – Mnea
    Commented Dec 17, 2019 at 18:21

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