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Removed development subdomain still listed in Google site: search after several months

When building websites I always do this on a test domain. This domain was subdomain of the main one. Now I have an issue. I forgot to make sure that bots wouldn't crawl the web page while developing. ...
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Prevent Duplicate Google Indexing When Moving From www to non-www (Search Console)

I want to move my website away from using the www subdomain. I am using Squarespace which will provide automatic 301 redirects for all pages on the www subdomain to the non-www. I have a sitemap ...
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Can you use a custom subdomain with G Suite if it doesn't have anything hosted there?

I purchased a domain from Namecheap, say myname.example. I'm not hosting anything with this domain or or any of its subdomains. I want to create a G Suite account with the subdomain subdomain.myname....
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Different Domains For Google and Users

We have a shopping cart site with a course attached to it like so: www.example.com is the cart Magento Platform www.example.com/course/ is the course Wordpress Platform Both the sites are linked both ...
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Shutdown a subdomain can affect another subdomain

I have two subdomains and I decided to shutdown the br and focus only in pt project. https://pt.example.com https://br.example.com My question is that I have some old posts (archived and not ...
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Is there way to force Google to think that sub domain as totally separated are from main domain?

Is there way to force Google to think that sub domain as totally separated are from main domain? This is the situation. We have a web design agency. We have made some online tools for public. Free ...
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Can site on subdomain compete with another site on domain? [closed]

Can my site on subdomain.mydomain.com compete with another (not my) site on yourdomain.com from the SEO point of view?
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Subdomain vs Totally New Domain

I have a web design and development agency. Assume that domain name is example.com. I have plan to publish new tools like IP checker, Grammar checker, Domain Age Checker. So I thought to use tools....
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Website showing up as part of another domain on google

Background I have shared hosting with hostgator and have two domains on the hosting account. My primary domain which is metalbot.org and another domain with is twocan.co. Each of these are separate ...
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Will a spammed forum subdomain that is now gone effect my main domains rankings?

I created a subdomain forum.example.com I opened the forum and went on holiday for a month, and when I came back to my shock I found 100 (1000's) of spam links posted to my subdomain's forum. My ...
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Prevent Google from indexing a duplicate content subdomain without a valid security certificate

I have an SSL for a subdomain. The now www version of the website works fine subdomain.example.com. But the www version is a problem www.subdomain.example.com. The issue I have with the www version ...
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Google keeps ranking my main domain instead of my subdomain

At the beginning of February (11-12th), I was splitting my site, which consisted of two very different projects, into each having its own subdomain. My problem is that after two months, Google keeps ...
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What is the recommended SEO procedure when moving to a site with several subdomains to a new domain?

Is there any known SEO recommendation for migrating a domain with several subdomains to a new domain name? As Google can see subdomains as internal parts of root domains (link), what could be the SEO ...
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Splitting a Website in two sub domains by business activity

Hello I am currently working on a website for a company that so far have been manufacturing yarns, however currently they started making towel products and they wanted to somehow differentiate it. So ...
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How do I host my community as a subdirectory rather than subdomain?

I want to harness the SEO benefits of having my community portal sitting as a folder of my main domain, rather than as a subdomain. A lot of the content that is naturally generated is relevant to my ...
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Can a subdomain interfere with the ranking of a root domain?

We have recently added a free subdomain for SEO purposes. We are getting a high position in searches, but the problem is Google is not showing our main website in some of our keywords any more. I ...
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Is it bad to have both www and the naked domain indexed in Google? Should both be added to webmaster tools?

Currently when searching on Google, the www.example.com version will appear as opposed to example.com. I realize that isn't a big deal, however it made me wonder if I should do some of the same ...
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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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How to make Google consider subdomain as part of the main website in SEO?

I have a well ranked website on Google and Bing. In the last few months I've been feeding a blog for my webpage and now I'm trying to rank it on Google and Bing just like I did with my website. ...
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Prevent Google Indexing SubDomains

I have cPanel Hosting with only 1 IP. I'm in the process of pointing all my TLDs to this server. I have created Addon Domains and all the folders from which it creates are located in sub directories ...
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Webmaster Tools, www and no-www, duplicate content and subdomains

My company has two websites a main one at www.example.com and one at subdomain.example.com which is a subdomain of the first and is our self hosted blog. The way Google sees these with the www or no-...
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Will a redirected subdomain lose Google SEO links?

Because of a change in brand, I want to redirect our subdomain.domain.com to newdomain.com. The content being exactly the same, I was thinking of using a 301 wild card redirect to newdomain.com. I ...
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Google Webmaster Tools change domain from third level

I had a blog running on Tumblr on foobar.tumblr.com and at some point I thought I'd just get foobar.com and set that up as a custom domain. Yet, as far as I can tell, there is no way I can ...
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Subdomain 000Webhost [closed]

I'm currently learning to create a blog using wordpress.org. My site is hosted free on 000webhost. I have trouble creating a Subdomain for my website. This is what I have done so far. Somebody please ...
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Google Blogger Website CName and/or Text File Issues

I have a blogger Blog website and I would like to have it show up on my company website. I have read a couple articles out there on how to do it. A hand full of them talk about using FTP which is old ...
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Tumblr blog under subdomain blog.mysite.com - do I still get the benefit?

I've got a Tumblr blog for my main site, I use it more as a proper blog with articles and images, rather than just a tumblog. The blog is mapped to blog.mydomain.com. Becuase of the ease of social ...
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Setting up Gmail subdomain on my domain

I just set up my domain with Google Apps. During the Gmail setup process the tutorial said we could also set up mail.mydomain.com and we'd look at it later. But it never came up. Now, I can't seem to ...
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Adding a user specific website to a domain

I just got a domain (first time) and set it up with Google Apps. I was wondering if it was possible to set up personal websites for individual users on the domain using notation such as abc@xyz.com ...
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Mysterious subdomains to my site indexed by Google

We have an issue with strange subdomains pointing to (pages on) our site such as: www2.example.com 2.example.com anothersite.com.example.com A few things are perplexing: who created them? why they ...
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How to have One DNS and two different webhost?

I have one domain name i.e. example.com registered via godaddy. Now, I want to host my personal blog on blogger/blogspot with this url (i.e. on subdomain) "http://subdomain.example.com" And, I want ...
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Should I remove subdomains?

I am going to optimize a site which has two subdomains since a long time ago. They are pointing to the site's main domain and are well-indexed by Google. I've read in a SEO book however that having ...
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Canonical'd pages on subdomain showing up in Google search results

You might have heard that we launched Facebook Stack Overflow yesterday. As part of this, we modified our code to put <meta rel="canonical" ... tags on every question and user on the facebook....
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Moving a WordPress installation from a subdomain to its own domain without losing PageRank

I'd like to move a WP installation from a subdomain to its own without losing the PageRank achieved by that subdomain. What are the best steps in order to do this properly? Especially how do I set ...
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Google doesn't index a subdomain. What can be the problem and what can be done?

I have a domain, let's call it example.com, which has a subdomain, games.example.com. I maintain a games forum using phpbbseo which is located at games.example.com/forum. The problem is that the forum ...
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Google shows subdomain of main site instead of add on domain URL

I use Lunarpages and have set up a few add on domains to my main account. These show up as sub-domains of my main account, but they can be reached by using the new domain I've created. So: ...
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Which of this is search-engine friendly - google?

Which of this is search-engine friendly - Google? www.example.com/keyword www.keyword.example.com www.example.com/keyword1-keyword2 Please explain the logic behind while answering and rate them. ...
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Why should I use a subdomain structure over a directory structure?

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?