Questions tagged [subdomain]

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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Migrate old WordPress site to a subdomain via cPanel

I'm a volunteer with non-profit helping with their website. I'm accustomed to working the frontend, but not the backend. We recently connected the website domain to a new site on Squarespace. Since ...
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View subdomain on cpanel without domain

I've a cPanel/WHM with some clients. On cPanel, with an domain you just need create subdomain (mySub.myDomain.example) and go on that for view website. But, how I can do that for clients without ...
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How to allow users to add custom domains on our web app like wix, appflow and heroku? [closed]

We are building a web app in ReactJS which allows users to create websites for their real estate listings. A user has to select a subdomain for themselves and all of their listing website have a ...
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Best way to configure URL and subdomain

I am configuring a new brand which is a sub-entity of a well established organisation with excellent Google standing. I was thinking to configure the new site as a subdomain, new.old-brand.example, ...
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Cloudflare "can't provide a secure connection" to subdomain with www prefix

I have connected my site to the Cloudflare through A DNS record and CNAME too. For example: A domain.com 109.106.***.** Proxied Auto CNAME www domain.com Proxied Auto The site works very fine at all,...
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What's the difference between Domain NameServers and Domain Hosts?

In cosmotown I have these 2 options: This is how the screen for the first option looks like: And the second option: I am a newbie and I don't have much experience with domains and DNS and I couldn'...
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Temporary domain for new version of a website

I'm redesigning a website. Many parts of the old (current) website are still useable, but some other critical parts (say product page & purchase flow) are broken and the new, redesigned website ...
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About domain, subdomain and different hosting

I'm new to WebDev. I don't know much about domains or subdomains. I know I can create subdomains if I buy my own domain but I want to know if I can use subdomains with different hosting.
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How to exclude bounces from users just clicking "Sign In App" to navigate to a subdomain in Google Analytics?

I've got www.example.com and app.example.com. I control both. On the "www" site, there's a "Sign In" hyperlink that sends people to the app's login page (a known URL on the app ...
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Google doesn't index my site-home page and google-search-console appear the message "Crawled - currently not indexed" [duplicate]

Hello it is the first time i am trying to deal with seo and i have a problem. Almost a month ago google crawled my site but hasn't indexted it so yet. Google search console showed me only a short ...
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My alias binding isn't working in IIS

I'm trying to get an alias working in IIS. Right now the site binding (the top in the picture) works when I type the ip:port into a web browser, however I cannot get the other 4 bindings to work as ...
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Can I have a generic rule to map subdomains to directories?

I have these rulesets which are working. RewriteCond %{HTTPS} =on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.example\.city$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://example.city/$1 [R=301,L] RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on ...
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Mask web application ipaddress:port with domain name

I have a node js web application running on static ipaddress with port 4000. I can access my application on the internet successfully using port forwarding in router, now I want to mask my public ...
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Manage multiple subdomain on a different nameserver?

I have a domain, example.com which is managed on Cloudflare, and I would like to manage multiple sub-sub-domains, that end with .internal.example.com, such as one.one.internal.example.com and two....
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Why are URLs auto-generated for my blogs on main domain in place of sub-domain?

I discovered a new problem in my website's organic search analytics. On our website, we've set up blogs with the subdomain "blog.website.co." However, I discovered that some blog URLs are ...
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Where a domain is mapped onto a subdomain, can the redirected url be hidden from the browser

I now have my main domain working fine. I have 5 other independent domains that I am trying to map onto my main domain as sub-domains. I also have a wild-card certificate to cover the 4 of those ...
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Cookie Free Subdomain on Flask

How do you set up a cookie free subdomain on Flask. My website already has subdomains, so setting that up is not a problem. But I'm not sure how to (a) request files across all subdomains (and the ...
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Why do browsers know to lookup the `www` record if DNS query for @ gets NXDOMAIN?

Description If I dig for businessbrief.xyz, I get no results, but the subdomain www returns an address. Entering businessbrief.xyz into any browser's address bar goes to a valid web address. Data Note ...
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Domain cookie (_ga) from upper-level domain

I have deleted Google analytics account, Google site Kit plugin and Google .html verification file from the server about 30 min ago. Yet, I see a _ga cookie still being set. For example, we can take ...
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Domain & sub-domain server configuration for DNS & SSL fails with "certificate transparency required" [closed]

Here is the kind of configuration I would love to do: I added an A record for my domain example.com. It is working at Host2 and now it is reachable. I bought an SSL certificate for example.com so ...
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Point a domain (example.com) to subdomain (example.xyz.com) with Route53

I'm looking to point my root-level domain; example.com to a subdomain sub.xyz.example. The goal is that users visiting example.com should have all content loaded from sub.xyz.example; without any ...
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Can't point subdomain to my web host

I am trying to connect a staging website to a subdomain. My registrar is namecheap and I have followed their guide on registering a subdomain. Here's my CNAME Record at namecheap with corresponding ...
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How can the domain portion of an email address have three dots? [closed]

Please check this email address: visa.tav@a.b.c.d I expected that the domain name (a.b.c.d) would have only one dot or only two dots, but it has three dots. How can this be explained?
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Is it better for speed and reliability to use one domain, or multiple (sub)domains?

I have a plan to start a website with different topics and tools. And my doubt here is... is it okay to present all these topics on a single domain (example.com), or is it better to make some ...
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How can I make a URL on one domain "front" content from another domain?

Let's say I have name.example.com and example.com set up using different CMS's I would like name.example.com/supercool-landing-page to resolve as (www.)example.com In other words, when you visit (www.)...
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Do subdomains of my domain, pointed to third-party sites, affect my main domain SEO?

I own a domain sailed.io, which has a main landing page and a few sub-pages for docs. The service that it provides includes a random subdomain under .sailed.io, pointed to a user's own server IP ...
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Create Subdomain on BigRock with Godaddy hosting

I have a domain on BigRock and hosting on GoDaddy. I am also using CloudFlare in between. Now I need to add a subdomain on BigRock which should also point to a subdomain on GoDaddy. I have created a ...
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How to point a domain name to a subfolder

I have a working website: https://www.example.com It is a bit old, and now I want to make a new website. I don't want to make it on localhost but directly on the web. I was thinking to make the ...
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301 redirect a subdomain and all its variants (https, www, etc) [closed]

I want to redirect 301 from abc.example.com to example.com/abc.html page. I would like to include all variants of the subdomain in the redirect, like abc.example.com www.abc.example.com https://www....
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Subdomain folder content returns 404, but root level works

I am setting up a subdomain - subdomain.example.com for my existing example.com to serve application with distinct origin Using DNS manager of my registrar, DNS Manager: type CNAME, name: subdomain, ...
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Search console domain property subdomain not indexing and testing [duplicate]

My main domain is registered as domain property. The domain is exovia.de. And my subdomain is edeldark.exovia.de. If I understand the docs right a domain property should include every subdomain. So it ...
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Redirecting smaller successful site to domain of new site - SEO impacts

Our client has 2 websites, each on their own domain, let's call them A.example and B.example, both interesting to the same demographic. A.example is a small but very successful single purpose site ...
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Is this possible to set up in the dns register other than the web hosting? [closed]

My domain is hosted in a domain name registry cloudflare and the website is hosted in the shopify. We have QR code tagged with each product selling in the shopify. If a customer scan it it will go to ...
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Will a private subdomain negatively affect my SEO on the main domain site?

I have launched a subdomain website for admin purposes. Simply for staff and clients to login and view private pages. I've ticked to discourage search engines to index it as I don't want it to be ...
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What is the best SEO practice when you have an alias host name for your website?

I user webmin/virtualmin to manage my sites. My main site is music-school.example.com, for users' convenience I also created an alias virtual server as ms.example.com Is this a good practice when it ...
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How can multiple subdomain be redirected to only one specific subdomain using CloudFlare?

How can i redirect multiple subdomain to one specific subdomain using CloudFlare page rule. Note: redirect without changing the URL path (only sub domain change) For example: sub1.site.example/...
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"URL not in property" when I submit a removal request for an old subdomain's URLs to Google Search Console

I have website called example.com. Somehow an admin URL admin.example.com was crawled (more than 2-3 years ago) and it has more than 150 search results. Now the technology stack used to create that ...
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Receiving emails on a Google domains subdomain

I purchased a domain from Google Domains, say, mydomain.tld. I do not plan to have any hosting/content on this domain as of now. I'm not using any external services or providers, just Google Domains ...
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Divorcing Subdomains from parent

I have a website xxx.example.com whose content is unrelated to www.example.com - My SEO person has provided evidence that xxx.example.com is causing a drop in SEO for www.example.com for keywords of ...
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Prevent subdomains created for minecraft from directing to the webserver on the machine

So I have my own windows server, and on it I am using Multicraft to host multiple Minecraft servers. I have also purchased a domain through google. I have a subdomain set up for each Minecraft server ...
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How to correctly point a subdomain to my local server?

I have been using No-IP.com's free service and a subdomain they provided to access my local server, which is on my computer. I use EasyPHP devserver as my local server. In order to not continue to ...
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Redirecting naked domain to a social profile

What is the best practice for SEO? I'm thinking about moving my blog to blog.example.com and having example.com redirection to my Instagram account. Is it a good/bad idea? How can it affect my SEO ...
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How can I redirect a new bare domain to its subdomain without hurting SEO? [closed]

I want to install my new site content on a subdomain like subdir.example.com instead of the root domain. This is a new domain and it has no previous content to redirect. The root URL will be empty and ...
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Is a subdomain home page URL with a trailing slash equivalent to without?

For pesky trailing slashes at the end of URLs, example.com and example.com/ are equivalent. What about subdomain homepages such as support.example.com and support.example.com/? Is it the same rule?
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What to do in Google Search Console when moving a subdomain to its own domain

I found this post but I it doesn't answer my question completely. I have https://de.example.com https://es.example.com and others which I moved using 301 to https://example.de https://example.es ......
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How can I track subdomain acquisitions?

My property has multiple subdomains and each subdomain has it's own view. I have Tag Manager setup to use the same cookie for all the domains, but I have not yet added the subdomains to the referral ...
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Making WWW. work for subdomain with no hosting?

We have a domain, example.com for instance. In our DNS settings for this domain, we've created a forward for give.example.com subdomain to redirect to another website which works great. (It's ...
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Why does subdomain.localhost work on Ubuntu but not on Debian? (without hosts entry)

I have set up LAMP stacks on both Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian 10 running Apache 2.4. The VirtualHost Files are identical as follows : <VirtualHost localhost:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost ...
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How to add to Shopify site on different host

My friend has a website with Shopify. She wants some changes to her website which will entail me adding a database and some web pages. We can't have very technical conversations so from my research I ...
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Search engines indexing only the old site which has been moved to a subdomain

I recently took up a project for a website overhaul. I went on to deploy my website on the client's hosting service. It uses cPanel. On the hosting service they had the old version of the website. I ...
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