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Subdomain is a domain which is a part of a larger domain. For example, 'sub.example.com' is subdomain of 'example.com' domain.

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My subdomain will redirect to root domain. How do I fix this?

My Subdomain will redirect back to the main site. How do I fix this so it redirects to the subdomain? My main site is a WordPress adult site so I'll use example.com to explain. All I have in the ...
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SEO: Separate domain targeting each state or one domain with state-specific sections

I'm part of a business based in Western Australia, for example, Online Training Western Australia, currently operating a website on onlinetrainingwa.com.au. Our original goal was to provide the ...
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Is it necessary to edit DNS settings at registrar when using CloudFlare?

I need to point a subdomain to a different web hosting service. The domain is registered with my registrar, the DNS is managed by CloudFlare, and the hosting is managed by a third party hosting ...
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How to use X-Robots-Tag to noindex all subdomains (save specific exceptions)?

Google's Robots meta tag and X-Robots-Tag HTTP header specifications page (Practical implementation of X-Robots-Tag with Apache section) gives an example of noindexing certain filetypes, ie: <...
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Can the wildcard DNS record for 2nd level subdomains differ from the wildcard rule for 1st level subdomains?

We have an A record that points *.example.com to an IP address. Is there a way to prevent 2nd level subdomains (*.*.example.com) from being directed to that IP? Or direct them somewhere else?
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is subdomain have seperate domain value compare to the main domain? [duplicate]

Hi i have read many article regarding subdomain and sub directory . And i understand that compare to subdomain , sub directory have some more benefit and it will fetch some more fast . But for me it ...
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Subdomains getting redirected to root directory of virtualhost

I'm trying to have 3 different domains and subdomains on my VPS: pd.example.com intranet.example.com example.com I have configured them, but for some reason each subdomain is getting redirected to ...
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Is it good for SEO to link back from a subdomain to the main domain using web banner links with alt text?

I want search engines to connect the domain and subdomain together. eg: example.com and subdomain.example.com. Is my method of doing so a problem for SEO? I want the main domain to link to the ...
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How do I prevent Google Analytics from sending cookies to cookie-less subdomains? [duplicate]

I'm trying to keep GA from setting cookies on static files like images. All the files concerned are loaded from cookie-free subdomains. Is there a way to exclude these subdomains from getting the ...
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GoDaddy subdomain forward issue with query string

I have a GoDaddy account for my domain. I am forwarding a subdomain to a different server but the relative path is not getting passed when the 301 forward is done. Example: test.example.com -> test....
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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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Will introducing a CDN for images on a subdomain dilute our PageRank or hurt our rankings?

Background: We run a product aggregator site. We list 20k products which will grow to 200k within the next year and also have a section of the site where users can take those product images and ...
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Sub directory or subdomain is more good for location specifc website? [duplicate]

We have a main website that is targeting in Australia . So in the search console we are mentioning that the served area is Australia .Ie international targeting is Australia . And this website have ...
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How can I point a subdomain at a web app without the domain name changing in the browser address bar?

I have two apps app1 and app2 on 000webhost. Say app1 has domain www.example.com which uses cloudflare. I want subdomain.example.com to be the main domain of app2. How can I do this? I have created a ...
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Change default index.html page of a subdomain in directadmin

When I create a new subdomain in direct admin panel it gets a default placeholder page saying something between the lines "welcome, the page is under construction" or whatever. I've looked online ...
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How to implement hreflang for a .com with a subdomain and and a .ca domain [closed]

I'm currently working on the SEO for a site that has the following domains: subdomain.example.com example.ca These are both e-stores and I'm wondering how I would go about setting up hreflang in ...
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Redirect a sub-domain to a locally hosted site

I have a domain like example.com, it is hosted on some web hosting service. I read this article on how to convert your laptop/desktop into a server and host internet accessible website on it: part ...
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Does AdSense count unique views per subdomain?

If I have two websites: foo.domain.net and bar.domain.net and foo gets 35.000 views, while bar gets 10.000 views but 5.000 views are from same users that have already visited foo, will Adsense count ...
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How can I use cPanel to change move a domain to a subdomain?

I have a site hosted on Namecheap. I need to move the whole site to a sub-domain on the same domain. I know I can do that through Cpanel on name cheap but am not sure how and what the best way to do ...
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Subdomains and SEO [duplicate]

I am needing some opinions regarding subdomains an SEO. Your experience and recommendations with this topic is greatly appreciated. I have read quite a bit about using subdomains and not using them. ...
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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. ...
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How to direct main domain pages to sub domain [duplicate]

One of my client had a wordpress website say www.example.com.au in wordpress As they wanted to have separate websites for different locations, we created subdomains for each location like sydney....
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How can we change a subdomain to a subdirectory when we can't host on the same server

I have a client that have a site: https://www.example.com. He has a blog on an another provider with a subdomain: https://blog.example.com. The SEO on the two is divided, so I'm wondering what is the ...
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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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Subdomain redirection to external subdomain

I need to create a redirection from my own subdomain to an external subdomain, like subdomain.domain.com -> subdomain.external.com. So if anyone try to enter in my subdomain, it redirects ...
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Is it necessary to own both domains if I want to forward, redirect, and/or alias a subdomain?

Please forgive me (and please correct) if I misuse jargon and terminology -- web hosting, administration, etc. is new to me. Say I want to host a site at each of the following addresses: http://www....
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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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Will client sites on clientsite.mydomain.com affect SEO at www.mydomain.com?

Example: Petterson Rekvisitta is a company I am building a website for. He has a domain: petterson.com, and will eventually move there. During development I set up his site on petterson.mydomain.com ...
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How to get multiple subdomains within a domain

I am looking into buying a domain, the ultimate goal would be to have multiple sub domains related to the main domain. For example, I want to buy a domain named - www.example.com, and for that ...
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How do I get the subdomains that my MVC5 application will have to be crawled by search engines?

I am setting up a multitenant application using MVC5. I have figured out most of the implementation and deployment details. However, I have some questions around SEO. Basically, multitenancy means ...
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Strange redirection to root when trying to access subdomain

There's this weird issue that's been keeping me wondering what's happening. I apologize for the lack of specificity, but I need to abide to a strict NDA policy. So here goes my question: Is there ...
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Impact of subdomain urls on SEO

I have an application which is hosted on a subdomain URL of my client's primary domain. Below is the example of how my primary domain is and how the subdomain is: Primary domain: example.com ...
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Can I use the same schema markup for my subdomain?

I've already used an Organization schema markup for my main site. Can I use the same for my subdomain (which is a review site)?
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Will moving a Hindi website from a subdomain to subdirectory under an English website affect its SEO?

We have recently changed our Hindi website hosted under a subdomain to a subdirectory of a main website that's in English. What happens if we set the geo-targeting of the website that's under this ...
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Is Google analytics tracking all of my traffic? on all accessible variations/properties

I am wondering is Google analytics track all of my properties? https://www.example.com (SSL + www) https://example.com (SSL - www) http://www.example.com (Non-SSL + WWW) http://example.com (Non-SSL - ...
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Making sure sites on sub-domains are treated as related by search engines [duplicate]

Are there any tips for making sure my landing page URLs and my web application's public URLs are treated as related by search engines? E.g: https://example.com https://example.com/pricing https://...
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Subdomain 404 Errors Isuue

I have a dual language news website. I have found a number of 404 errors in example.com which URLs should be in en.example.com, these are actually English content but showing in example.com (Bengali) ...
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Wordpress blog subdomain redirects to main site after switching to HTTPS

While there are a number of online instructions to change Wordpress from HTTP to HTTPS, they are not working for me, probably because my installation is in a subdomain. Here is the starting situation:...
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Using Different Host than Registrar for Subdomain

I purchased a domain through Moniker: mysamplewebsite.com. I would like to have it hosted through freehosting.com. I would like to have a subdomain (sub.mysamplewebsite.com) point to my synology NAS ...
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Making a sitemap for a site with multiple subdomains

I currently own a site that has 20+ different subdomains. (like foo.google.com and subdomain.google.com) and the XML sitemap generators that i try to use dont go into those sites will i have to do it ...
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Will the subdomain “blog.main_domain.com” be beneficial for “main_domain.com”? [duplicate]

My main website is written in language A and a blog in language B. And some other reasons. Therefore it's better to separate them by putting the blog on "blog.main_domain.com" . Will the subdomain "...
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Should I use a separate domain or subdomain for a similar blog in another language?

For my blog in English, I'm thinking of either creating a subdomain like fr.example.com or a separate domain like example2.com It will be a blog basically on the same set of topics but in another ...
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Why in the modern world I would need my .com website to also have www subdomain? [duplicate]

Recently I registered a .com address for a business. In the modern world (year 2018) why would I need to add and maintain the www. subdomain of my domain? I'm mostly interested in benefits of the ...
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Progressive Web App (PWA) in a sub-folder

Are there any implications for running a Progressive Web App (PWA) on a sub-folder of a site, rather than the domain's root? Our site has an existing backend-driven site at the root of the domain, ...
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If a subdomain or subdirectory is given a 301 redirect does it affect the parent domain in SEO ranking?

I have a website running on example.com, but I wish to have abc.example.com that redirects to another domain altogether like example.net. Is it possible to redirect a subdomain without affecting any ...
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Make a new web section for news/blog on a subdomain? [duplicate]

I need on my website a new section for news/blog. Is this from SEO aspect a good idea to make it on a subdomain?
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Delegating DNS: Are my AWS Route53 NS records propagating correctly?

I'm delegating traffic from NameCheap to Route53 on AWS and, after three hours, the site is not up. Chrome is responding with a "This site can’t be reached" error page. Granted, we're still well ...
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Sub Domains and Sitemaps? [duplicate]

I am looking to upload a sitemap to google webmaster and have created an automated one via http://xml-sitemaps.com Upon inspection of the file, I've noticed that it does not include the 9 subdomains ...
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Use .htaccess to rewrite any subdomain to the corresponding subdir without revealing the subdir

I have a little problem with my .htaccess. For example, if I go to test.example.com, it's in folder /sub/test. But it shows test.example.com/sub/test. How can I hide the path after .com? Or is there ...
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URL masking redirect works only on the landing page. How to make it work on internal pages?

My content is hosted on elastic beanstalk and the domain is bought from Godaddy. I want my staging.domain.com/* to redirect to elastic-beanstalk-url/*. I am doing a redirect on the Godaddy UI ...