Linked Questions

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Subdomain versus subdirectory [duplicate]

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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Why should I use a subdomain structure over a directory structure? [duplicate]

I want to do blog.mysite.com but i know it will negatively impact my PR with Google. When is it preferable to structure your site like that vs mysite.com/blog? Is it only for the benefit of PR?
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How does google regard subdomains with regard to SEO? [duplicate]

For example, in the past, links to www.example.com wouldn't have meant Google would pass any value to say, forum.example.com. What is the current status of this? (Please provide a reference if ...
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Subdomains vs. subdirectory – status as of 2012. [duplicate]

This following question by Jeff was in 2010 and I wanted to check how things have changed in the past 2 years. My problem: I run a site with most of the content distributed to subdomains that’s are ...
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Should I use a subdomain or a subdirectory for SEO? [duplicate]

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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Will moving a subdomain into subdirectory improve SEO? [duplicate]

I have read this article: http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/subdomains-and-subdirectories/ But I'm not 100% clear if moving my subdomain website into a subdirectory on the main domain would change ...
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Is the www2 non-mirror subdomain affects the SEO? [duplicate]

I have a client with two CMS (Hubspot and WordPress) on two different subdomains. WordPress: www.domain.tld Hubspot: www2.domain.tld The WordPress environment is used for the main website and the ...
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Should I make sub-domain for different kind of content? [duplicate]

At this time I am running technology related blog and I'm tired of it because of writing only tech related articles, because of this reason I want to make a blog on sub-domain of root domain where I'...
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My team wants to move news section of our website to subdomain [duplicate]

My team wants to move news section of our website to subdomain ex "news.website.com" does it affect SEO? Can anyone tell me pro and cons of this thing?
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Do subdomains have an impact on a root domain? [duplicate]

My domain discountbox.in was performing well on the Google search engine. A couple of days back we launched the blog and forum on the subdomain discuss.discountbox.in and within the next 2 days we ...
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Sub domain or sub-folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do subdomains help/hurt SEO? In terms of SEO is there any advantages/disadvantages to using a sub-domain over a sub-folder: www.mysite.com/company company.mysite.com
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Type of URL to choose for different activities [duplicate]

I'm doing 2 totally different activities under one name and I would like to create a website for both under one domain name. For example, the website will be example.com. How should I arrange it ...
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Which URL is best [duplicate]

We are in the process of creating landing pages whose contents will be living in the server whose directory houses mylove.example.com. The URL will be mylove.example.com but for marketing purposes, ...
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how sub domain can effect traffic of root domain [duplicate]

we have root domain of a university and every college of university has its own sub domain, just want to know how these domain can effect the traffic of the root domain, recently we did a web audit, ...
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What is the advantage of subdomains over slashes or vice versa? [duplicate]

I have a MediaWiki website in Hebrew and I which I consider to make bilingual by creating an English version of it. As I understand, both using subdomains, as with he.example.com and en.example.com, ...

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