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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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 ...
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Is there a way to tell a search engine that a subdomain should be treated as part of your main domain?

I've heard that subdomains are bad for SEO (e.g. this and many others), but I don't see any technical reason that should be so. I'm curious if there's programmatic a way to tell a search engine (...
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how to use a subdomain for a website when it has another SRV record on it

I am hosting a Mineraft server on the port 25601 and because I didn't want users to have to type the port in, I made a SRV record in my DNS settings so that minecraft.mydomain.com points to mydomain....
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Avoiding SSL certificate errors with Amazon S3 subdomain

I have an Amazon S3 bucket set up for hosting static image files. I have set up subdomain redirection so that "static.example.com" points to my S3 bucket. The bucket is named "static.example.com" with ...
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Does manipulation of a sub-doman to a different domain name cause any issues with an SSL wildcard?

For example, if I have a subdomain of: https://foobar.somesite.com that is hosting the site but I want to pass the actual domain of: https://foobar.com in the browser would this cause any issues ...
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Is there an SEO reason why I shouldn't redirect the root domain to a subdomain?

Is there any downside to redirecting the root domain and the www subdomain to a subdomain of my choice? For example, redirecting smith.com and www.smith.com to john.smith.com. I was talking to ...
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Custom Tumblr subdomain redirects to website instead of showing Tumblr content

I am trying to create subdomain (tumblr.example.com) so that it shows up as the URL for Tumblr. I have created the CName records using domains.tumblr.com as the alias just like all the help/forum ...
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SEO impact of blog and website using the same domain, but on different servers

I have recently launched my website, and a crucial part of it will be a sister blog. Because of the complexities within the website, I felt it was better to host the blog on a separate server. This ...
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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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How do I host a subdomain at Hostgator when the main site is currently hosted with 000webhost?

I am currently using 000webhost.com host. I create a subdomain there. I want to use that subdomain at hostgator. Is it possible to do this?
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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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Moving product website to company subdomain without losing SEO rankings

I manage a website related to a product, let's say www.product.com. The company used for years its company domain (let's say "www.company.com") as a redirect to www.product.com. Now we need to ...
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DNS A/CNAME for two domains with subdomain - how to setup?

Starting over, as I overcomplicated the former description of my problem... I would like some help to set up the DNS for my two domains so I can access the content from one on the other I have these ...
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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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Will removing a promotional site with little traffic from my main domain and moving my sub-domain blog there affect SEO?

I have a blog under a sub-domain, let's say it's test.example.com. I want to move all my sub-domain content to my main domain example.com and delete my sub-domain. How much will this affect my SEO ...
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How can I add MX record for a subdomain using cPanel?

I have recently created a subdomain in cPanel. I want to use that subdomain for office 365 email service. I could not create the MX record for that subdomain in cPanel's zone editor. How do I do ...
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Redirecting domains, sub domains and single pages on Siteground

I'm having serious issues with Siteground to get my redirects working. They did work on another hoster so it is possible. However, that server configuration was very different so I cannot copy what we ...
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How to implement WordPress in a subdirectory, hosted on a different server?

I am working with a client who already has a custom e-commerce website set up at their own domain e.g. example.com We want to host their WordPress blog at a subdirectory of their domain e.g. example....
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Some blogger gadgets and components vanish when using SSL from Cloudflare with a custom domain name

I have a blogger account and wished to use a custom domain address which I managed to buy and setup using Cloudflare. I enabled flexible SSL and used "always HTTPS" page rules. Now when i was setting ...
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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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Edit .htaccess so that homepage of Laravel site mirrors homepage blog

I have a Laravel site at example.com and a WordPress site at blog.example.com. Everything works well except that I'd love to have the root (index page) of example.com show (but not redirect to) the ...
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Should I use “-” in sub domain to separate two words?

Should I use "-" in sub domain to separate two words? If I need to create sub domain called "blogging tips" should I use bloggingtips.example.com or blogging-tips.example.com?
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Would Google consider it spammy to link between a subdomain and the main domain?

I want to knew if I have a domain such as domain.com and I created a sub domain: sub.example.com, so if I linked each other on Nav Menu will be calculated as a Backlink or not?. I don't care about ...
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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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How do I use cPanel to redirect subdomain to a static IP with masking?

We have a hosted website, configurable through cPanel. Content that can't be hosted there (because it requires up-to-date PHP, which is "coming soon") is temporarily on another server. That server has ...
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How do I make a subdomain visible at new URL, as if it is the URL?

I've built a site at subdomain.domain.org using Wordpress with Nixihost. It is done. I'd like to make it visible at www.mynewdomain.com and look like the visitor is at www.mynewdomain.com/page1 not ...
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Cloudflare DNS: How to 301 Redirect all traffic from Sub Domain to Main Domain with URL path?

I am using cloudflare to manage my domain, and I wanted to add a subdomain. I tried to do this: But it gives me an error. How would I add a subdomain like blog.arunpattni.com that sends to arunpattni....
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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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Cannot forward root domain managed by Google Domains to AWS Load Balancer

My domains are managed on Google but my site is hosted on AWS. I want to point both my root my-company.com and the www subdomain www.my-company.com to an AWS Load Balancer, which has an address, not ...
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SEO value from subdomain to domain [duplicate]

Does domain get SEO value from the content placed on subdomain? For example, blog.company.com to company.com.
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Google search in Dutch and results in English

My company has an e-commerce site that has 3 languages (english, dutch, german). Recently, we have added the hreflangs, which seem to appear correctly to the e-shop, as you see in the picture. The x-...
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Domain & Subdomain have the same title tag

We have 2 e-shops, one B2B and one B2C. Both of them are under the same domain. Both shops have similar products, therefore a lot of times different pages have the same title tag (since the title tag ...
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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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Spam backlinks on sub-domain, does it affect main domain ranking

Last year my sub-domain website (blog.domain.com) was hacked and got lots of spam articles and bad backlinks to it. Within 1 month I deleted that sub-domain. But I had around 1500s of spam backlinks ...
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Merge duplicate subbdomains on different domains without hurting Google rankings

I have 2 different websites with identical sub domains, example - invest.abc.com and invest.xyz.com, now both of these sub domains are ranking for different terms, so for 1 term only one sub domain ...
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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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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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How to stop Google from showing erroneous and stale subdomain page in sitelinks

For our domain, example.com, we have 2 subdomains: a0.example.com and a1.example.com. These 2 are meant only for product images -- images stored here are accessed like a0.example.com/var1/var2/...
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Domain Set up - Mail/WebServer/Subdomain/Shopify

I'm having a bit of trouble with the set up of my domain. What I'm trying to do is use my domain www.mydomain.com so my web server is linked to that (name servers I'm guessing) then I also need gmail (...
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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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DNS records for subdomain with Google App Engine ambiguity

Let's say, I own example.com. It already points to a live website, which I do not under any circumstances want to accidentally prevent access to because of bumbling around with DNS settings. I now ...
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Subdomain Redirection Question

I am working on a site and it has a sub domain which has almost 25K pages indexed in Google. This subdomain is of no use anymore and its main site (root domain) has the same content. My question is ...
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Why is the limit of subdomains in DNS at 127, and character limit at 255?

I couldn't find an explanation to why this is so. Is there something silly I'm missing?
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How to point a GoDaddy subdomain to several Heroku apps with a trailing slash?

I purchased a domain from GoDaddy like so: www.mydomain.com I created a subdomain as well: demo.mydomain.com I want to display all of my live demos on the demo.mydomain.com site like this: demo....
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Multiple domains/subdomains for subsidiaries and umbrella company presence?

Here is the scenario: We have our main company that provides training and have decided to expand that into 3 other subsidiaries providing training for different areas of the same industry. Further to ...
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Should I host our new website on a subdomain or new top level domain?

I've been working on a website that sells a variety of mobility and health related products. The website has around 15,000 pages in total, but the brand is soon to launch a new service for money-...
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Is it OK to have two “_ga” cookies in universal analytics, one for domain and one for subdomain

Our website has a number of sub-domains and we are in the process of migrating from classical analytics to universal analytics. When we migrated one of our domain from classical to universal analytics,...
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Internal server error after setting up subdomain on Godaddy

I am having a hosting server and i want to create a sub domain for apis hosted on same server.What i want is suppose I have my domain name domain.com and want to have sub domain api.domain.com and set ...
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Spam russian subdomain in my website

I just did a google search for my own site, using site:mysite.com, and I got some very weird results. There's this subdomain that doesn't seems to exist on my FTP, and it's filling 10 pages of google ...
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Allowing users to map domains to a subdomain by using an IP address or Host name that wont change if I move servers

I'm building a service, much like http://dunked.com where users can map their domain name over their subdomain. Example: carlcox.vibecast.com would be www.carlcox.com The process of building this ...