I have a site hosted on x10hosting. This site is assigned to a free subdomain.
I have now purchased my own domain:
Unfortunately, x10hosting does not seem to allow me to change the main domain from the free
.x10host.com to my new .com domain. Instead, I can either setup a parked domain - which redirects all traffic from
It allows an add on domain. This is better in that if you go to
example.com ... That is what is displayed as the web address in the browser. If I use the parked domain option, it shows that it has redirected to my
Soooo.... My question is: What would be the best way to manage these 2 domains in relation to google and other search engines. I'm guessing Google will find 2 domains with duplicate content. How can I ensure that only
example.com is indexed and not
I have google webmaster console setup for both domains. As they share the same content - they also share the
robots.txt file - so not sure how I can permanently stop Google indexing the x10host subdomain.