I am establishing a new website for just resumes, and I structured my htaccess as to provide dynamic subdomains as:


etc. etc.

I did that because I think visitors can easily find related resumes, because it is easier to type.

But I have some concerns on SEO perspective because I will have probably thousands of dynamic subdomains (resume fields, regions etc. etc.) and I really wonder if google may think these as spam or not.

Any suggestions or thoughts about this?

  • Why not just stick with states and cities as the sub-domain similar to craigslist domain structure. How would you format a domain for marketing jobs in California? – Anagio Mar 10 '12 at 23:20
  • I actually don't think to go through 2 level deep. If I do, I probably go with either marketing.resumes.org/california or other way. But marketing.resumes sounds more natural than resumes.org/marketing. That's why I'm thinking dynamic subdomains – alicia Mar 10 '12 at 23:33

To answer your question dynamic sub-domains do not cause your rankings to go down. So long as the sub-domain name isn't stuffed with keywords. In your case a single keyword is perfectly fine. You'll just want to be sure the content within that sub-domain is kept as relevant as possible.

  • thanks, that's a complete answer. Since my goal does not fill url with keywords, I dont need to worry then. – alicia Mar 11 '12 at 8:17

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