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How can I use robots.txt to disallow subdomain only?

My code base is shared between several environments (live, staging, dev) & sub-domains (staging.example, dev.example, etc.) and only two should be allowed to be crawled (ie. www.example and ...
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Rewrite wildcard subdomains in .htaccess to corresponding folders on the main domain while preserving the subdomain

I'm trying to rewrite a subdomain to a folder/file like this: name.example.com -> example.com/profile/name foo.example.com -> example.com/profile/foo xyzzy.example.com -> example.com/profile/xyzzy ...
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Can merging 4 sites into 1 help?

The company I work for has 4 websites. There is a related theme to them (all IT services or web design / development). All have unique content. I am hearing more and more that these need to be ...
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“There is no subdomain here.” error in creating (one/multi)-level sub-domains

Objective: I want to create multilevel sub-domains. For example, I've a domain like "domain.com," and now I want to create some sub-domains for it. It should be noted that what I'm working on it, ...
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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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Is it best for SEO to have one large domain vs multiple small

Building genuine links is tough, if you have only one domain that does everything vs many domains that are specific it will be easier to build up the one website. In saying that does Google favor a ...
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Should I use stacked subdomains (sub-subdomains, sub-sub-subdomains, …)?

I work at a university and the IT here uses a subdomain for every sub-entity like https://professor.department.faculty.university.tld, which I find highly unusual. I actually would like a path for a ...
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How to distinguish different subdomains in Google Analytics with Wordpress multisite?

My current setup of Wordpress is multisite. (main site and a subdomain) www.example.com/ blog.example.com/ I have also set up Google Analytics (same tracking code) for both of these sites. The ...
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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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Tracking multiple subdomains and domains going to the same site, separately in Google Analytics

I have a new site that has multiple top-level domains and subdomains all going to it: www.domain.com, campaign.domain.com, chicago.domain.com, domain2.com - all go to the same site/site directory. ...
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.htaccess Redirect based on subdomain

I'm looking for some help in accomplishing redirects based on the subdomain. For example if some tries to access: http://1.test.com it will redirect to: /file.php?test=something and if they go ...
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.htaccess 301 Redirect for wildcard subdomains

I run WordPress in Network mode, which means I can have multiple websites running off one installation of WordPress. Each website runs as a subdomain. WordPress handles this using .htaccess, and a ...
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Robots.txt to disallow on multi level subdomains

I've got a server, where I have multiple development projects for clients. While developing, each instance lives on client.dev.example.com. I need to stop crawlers from crawling the development ...
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How to add custom subdomain for each user like john.example.com

I am working on a B2B web application where companies registers to use the application. Say am using www.example.com to access the application. Here is a scenario: Somebody from a company named "...
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gh-pages not allowing multiple subdomains

I am following the Github Pages tutorial. I thought I could have two domains: api.website.com and website.com, and the first is created via a folder called api in my main website folder where index....
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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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Wildcard domain like *.example.com in Plesk?

I have a webserver with Plesk which is set up to host my main domain, e.g. 'example.com' (and also www.example.com for that matter). Now I want it to also support any subdomain, so whenever somebody ...
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multiple shared hosting accounts hosting different subdomains of same addon domain?

I have two shared hosting accounts, each with limited storage space: HostingAccountA with 'PrimaryDomainA', and HostingAccountB with 'PrimaryDomainB'. A negligible amount of storage is being used ...
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Combining hreflang links, canonical tags and xml:lang on multilingual, multiregional and multi-subdomains websites?

I have a multilingual and multiregional (using different subdomains) website and I'm not sure how to handle those 3 elements. To summarize here are the hreflang links that I generate on each page (...
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Problem with Google Webmaster Tools Sitemap

I have a WPMU 3.6.1 with Domain Mapping (0.5.4.3) with W3TC (0.9.3) and Google XML Sitemaps (4.0 BETA). I have 4 different sitemaps. sub-1.com/sitemap.xml sub-2.com/sitemap.xml sub-3.com/sitemap.xml ...
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BingBot hitting multiple subdomains all at the same time, causing panic

I have a site with multiple subdomains. On certain hours of the day, Bingbots would gather at my site and do a massive scan like this: 01:23:11 a.example.com GET /index HTTP/1.1 200 Bot.A 01:23:11 b....
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Would 200 subdomains each with 500-1000 pages be too many?

I am making a website that is a collection of game guides I have made. The current idea is to have 40+ subdomains. Each game guide would be its own subdomain as each has its own vastly different ...
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Joomla Website Creating Automatic Unwanted Subdomains

Suddenly we are facing this strange issue. Our problem is that, lately Google has started indexing subdomain (mail.raunakgroup.com) instead for our original/main domain (http://raunakgroup.com). All ...
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How my website will be ranked if I host multilanguage blogs under my domain?

I want to make two weblogs in two different languages under my personal domain, such as blog1.domain.org and blog2.domain.org. I want to optimize my website in such a way that with searchs in either ...
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Remove All Subdomains From Google Search

The website I am talking of is not your ordinary website. Our website has multiple subdomain and the website it rendered according to this subdomain. It all runs on a single server which has a ...
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Two subdomains set up on Godaddy: one works and the other says only “pageok”, why?

I created two subdomains on my primary hosting domain: wwdev and wwtest. I did this using the domain management interface. It created appropriate DNS entries. Both point to the same IP address. I ...
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Indexing different subdomains on a sitemap [duplicate]

I'm building a sitemap for a page available in different languages, however the URL construction was done with subdomains and not folders. I'd like to know if it's possible to indicate a different ...
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My website does not connect properly with my domain?

I made a website in wix for free. I registered a free .tk domain and hosted the domain in 1freehosting.com. I used file2hd.com to save my wix website. After that i uploaded that file to the ftp so ...
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Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools on separate sub-domains

I am working on a site which has multiple subdomains to handle localisation. The site is translated into roughly 20 languages all with it's own subdomain, example.com, en.example.com, es.example.com, ...
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Any consequence in using a subdomain instead of a stand alone domain

I am trying to find out the best route to take with a multi-tenant environment that will share the same code base on a server and still get good SEO. I can either do football.exposurevents.com or go ...
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Track social activity for any subdomain

We are working on a web application thats actually a network of subdomains. Each user own a subdomain for its own profile. We are looking for a way to track social activity, shares and likes for all ...
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Why subdomains of Blogspot/WordPress like sites are treated as different domains or sites?

As I know, maps.google.com or mail.google.com all comes under the same domain and its all are subdomain. Entire web treats these subdomain as the part of main domain and they have same Alexa rank, ...
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Subdomain Vs Subdirectory for different languages [duplicate]

We have a news site in English and what we are doing now is launching the new version of the same news site in different languages. These news sites are supposed to be linked to our parent news site ...
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Should I use “Canonical URL” in Wordpress Yoast SEO plugin for country targeted subdomains?

I have a main website but I have copied my website to 5 sub-domains each targeted to a different country. Each subdomain's content is same, just a variation in prices, currency and language. Someone ...
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Duplicating website on country subdomains with different prices and currencies OK for SEO?

I have a website of online courses. I have designed my website on 5 subdomain for different countries for price change, for currency change, and for tax change. The content is same on on subdomains. ...
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For Multi Language website should be go for sub domain for sub folder [duplicate]

we are planning to lunch business in multi-language. Now, the content will remain the same for all the website but, we are also trying to cater to the local audience. So, what will be the best ...
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Hreflang for different subdomain for a different region speaking the same language

I have a website that has a different multilanguage domain such as us, au, ie, eu. but the language is the same, the only difference is the pricing of the product. Would we run into duplicate ...
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set any subdomain for a given domain in apache in IOS

I am working in localhost, I've created a domain like this in /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 *.example.com in /etc/apache2/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName *.example.local ...
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Setup WordPress multi-site installation to handle both subdomain.example.com and www.subdomain.example.com

I have installed a multi-site installation of WordPress onto my domain. I then added the necessary code to the wp-config.php file and .htaccess as instructed by WordPress. I also installed a plugin ...
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.htaccess rewrite rules not working

I need to redirect multiple subdomains to a single subdomain (www) and have found what seems to be a really good guide exactly on point: http://moz.com/learn/seo/redirection This is the rule Moz is ...
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Trying to add a mail server, mail.example.com redirects to different subdomain. How do I stop that?

I have an Apache web server that also runs my Gitlab server and now I'm trying to make it a mail server too. Various tutorials told me that I needed to start with adding some DNS entries and getting ...
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Will cross linking three subdomains to each other be good for SEO?

I have 1 domain with 2 subdomains. for example: example.com news.example.com video.example.com Would linking these three domains to each other through the menu, content, and pictures with do-...
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prevent SERPS from other subdomains (locales) appearing in a specific region

What is the best practise to prevent SERPS from other subdomains (locales) appearing in a specific region. For instance a search in CA should only return pages from the subdomain ca.example.com and ...
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Multiple Web servers on a single IP [closed]

A few other questions on here cover how to do this on a single server but I'm having trouble figuring out how to build this with multiple Web servers behind a single external IP. I have a simple ...
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Allowing Google to index auto generated sub domains

I have a web application where each new customer using the application has their own unique subdomain. This allows them to link to the products they create on our site. If my website is www.example....
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SEO - Canonical url and hreflang in multicountry and multilanguage website

So, i'm trying to set up a canonical and hreflang structure to my website in order to improve SEO but to be honest i'm completely lost, so any help would be great.The website is organized by a choose ...
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Pointing a bunch of subdomains to separate pages on a WP site

So I need to deploy a landing page to 30-40 websites/domains. The landing pages are all pretty much the same bar some minor content tweaks and have been built in a wordpress theme. Each page would ...
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shop sitemap with each product on its own subdomains

My client has a shop and he want's me to create sitemap with products. The problem is that each product has its own subdomain. Every products uses the same layout as homepage and non-subdomain pages. ...