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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Are there any downfalls to having my Google Adwords landing pages on a subdomain?

I wish to keep all of my landing pages on a subdomain, like c.domain.com. Visitors end up on those landing pages by clicking a Google ad. A follow-up question to this, is: How do I properly set this ...
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Free subdomain not indexed

I currently use a free subdomain, https://vandenberg.us.to, but I'm having trouble getting it indexed by Google. From what I understand, Google should treat subdomains as completely different websites ...
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Do I need to add subdomain sitemap / robots.txt separately?

Say I have a domain example.com And it has a subdomain sub.example.com And another subdomain internal.example.com I have some links on example.com and sub.example.com for Google to crawl. But I don'...
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Can Google find and crawl subdomains with no backlinks?

I know Google can find domains by checking with registrars, but is it able to find new subdomains with no backlinks? I suspect they are able to by checking DNS records, but can anyone confirm/deny?
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Use of subname.example.com format in phishing

I have noticed some phishing emails that copy format that Google or Gmail use in their URLs for account login or OAuth logins: https://accounts.google.com/ I've seen URLs like http://accounts....
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Client has set up a mirror on DreamHost, but original site is hosted elsewhere

Sorry. Newbie here. Picked up a client that needs has a blog through LexBlog. They want to recreate it on DreamHost and move all of the information over. She puchased her hosting through DreamHost ...
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How do you create a subdomain on Hostgator?

I want to create a subdomain in Hostgator and to do it I go in cpanel to subdomains and give the name I want and leave the root directory to default value but when its created its only available ...
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Setting up an email for a subdomain with google domains

I am currently running a website with an apache server. My domain is on Google domain and thus Google Domains is also running my DDNS for it. I know Google gives you 100 free email forwardings for the ...
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How to move SEO from a separately hosted subdomain into main domain?

I have a main domain: example.com and a subdomain: blog.example.com that I really want combined for SEO benefit, but my blog.example.com uses PHP which is not supported by my website provider on ...
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Why my subdomains are ranking really high.

I have a site with many users. Lets say my site is called thecommunity.com. For each of my users I give them a free url such as jason.thecommunity.com or susan.thecommunity.com These subdomains ...
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Is there any way to use a sub-domain as your root domain

I have been asked by my supervisor to look for a way to make the website's root domain access the sub-domain instead. Like: example.com is the root domain test.example.com is the sub domain Typing ...
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Do I need to redirect my CDN subdomain www version to the non-www

I just uploaded some images to a CDN that is available under: http://subdomain.example.com/image/filename.jpg So I need to make any redirect as I do for the main domain? In that case I redirect the ...
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How can I add more than 3 additional FTP accounts for the same subdomain/subscription in Plesk?

Using the option "Subscriptions > (mysite) > Websites and domains > FTP Access" I can add up to 2 additional FTP accounts (in addition to the first one) which I can use to point to other folders in ...
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Should sub-domain be preferred short or long?

I want to make a sub-domain but I am not sure if having a shorter sub-domain will benefit in SEO or longer sub-domain will? For example - components-of-computer.blog.com or comp.blog.com
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Is there a Google Penalty for duplicate content example.com/ and www.example.com/?

I just started using SEOMoz Pro and they warned that I have duplicate content because a browser can arrive at wwww.example.com and example.com and get to the same page. (We use Web.com and they don'...
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Redirecting from www.example.com/blog to blog.example.com

I am about to switch my blog onto a subdomain blog.example.com so I can have two different WordPress themes installed. Currently, my blog resides at example.com/blog and I was wondering if there were ...
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How do I install Google Tag Manager on Wordpress subdomain for the same Google Analytics that is on my main domain?

Basically I have a Heroku app on a main domain and a wordpress blog on a subdomain as blog.maindomain.com. I have google tag manager installed on the herokuapp that tracks the main domain. How am I ...
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Should I add non indexed subdomains to Google Search Console?

My web app consists of static pages / landing pages that should be indexed and dynamic pages which is the outcome / results of what the user is using my web app for which cannot not be indexed. All ...
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How to host two web servers on same network under the same domain [closed]

I have multiple Raspberry Pi's on my network that are hosting different web apps that all run webservers (OwnCloud, VPN, Webpage). I was wondering what the best way to have them under a single domain ...
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Firebase Custom Domain - add admin subdomain?

I'm hosting my website on Firebase and I got the domain from GoDaddy. I used custom domain, and everything works great. This is the way I redirect to my website on Firebase: I need to create an ...
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How to display client's custom subdomain in the address bar?

Let's say I have an online service for webmasters at example.com. My service presents a web app to be used by the visitors to the websites owned by my webmaster clients. The web app lives at mywidget....
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Can I purchase subdomains separately from a different registrar?

I don't think it's possible but just wanted to know. For example I have a domain and the main website hosted by company A and would like to have a blog managed and hosted with company B. So I need a ...
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Does any major website have a language specific sub-directories rather than sub-domains?

Does any major website has a language specific content on subfolder, i.e. www.example.com/es/ for Spanish language rather than i.e. es.example.com? What are the pros and cons of using (ccTLD) Country ...
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Pointing subdomain to another server (Godaddy + CPanel)

I've researched and tried a lot of solutions online, but none seems to solve my problem, it seems something is missing. I have domain registered at Godaddy, let's call it domain "X" I have 2 servers ...
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Godaddy and domain connection

I have a Godaddy hosting plan with a domain (let's use examplegodaddy.com). I use that as my main domain with a Wordpress site. I created a subdomain inside the cpanel (let's call it example.com/...
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Is using a subdomain, or an entirely new domain linked from the original better for SEO? [closed]

I'm creating a blog for an already-popular website, and was wondering if using a subdomain is better (or the same) for SEO as using an entirely different domain but linking to it from the original ...
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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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Any real benefit from using a subdomain vs a folder vs just a page name?

Besides the SEO issues, are there any legit long term benefits from having one type of URL vs the other from the following list: example.com/learning-how-to-fish.html - Page name only learning....
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How to host a subdomain with a different web host and add to Cloudflare?

I have a website example.extension hosted with a US web hosting company. The domain is registered with GoDaddy, and uses name servers from the US web hosting company. I wish to have a sub-domain ...
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DNS redirect for domain to subdomain

What I am looking to do is to redirect all traffic from www.example.com to www1.example.com(subdomain of example.com) via DNS. I am attempting to move from a local server (example.com) to a GoDaddy ...
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How to redirect and keep the previous URL with .htaccess?

I have created a subdomain and want to redirect it to a URL. But I want to keep the subdomain as the URL of the redirection. I have searched for it but none of them worked for me! Subdomain: ...
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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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Adding subdomain to another cPanel account

I have several cPanel accounts on my server (running Cloudlinux 5). I managed them using WHM. My current situation (replacing the real domain with example.com): Account A has an addon domain example....
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How can I link a subdomain in 1and1 with a OVH hosting?

I have bought a domain (example.com) in 1and1 where I have my main website, this website is hosted in 1and1. On the other hand I have a VPS server hosted in OVH. And I have Odoo installed in that ...
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Hosting a Wordpress blog subdomain on another server

I wish to add a blog to my online store, but due to security issues with Wordpress and just for peace of mind to keep it away from my ecommerce site data, we want the blog hosted on another server/...
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CNAME record at AWS Route 53 DNS is landing on defaultwebpage.cgi

I have been trying to get this to work for hours. I have a WordPress multisite hosted on a shared server - but with a dedicated IP address for my WP installation, and my client sites are set up as ...
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Can I create dynamic subdomains with .htaccess?

I want to create dynamic subdomains using only a .htaccess file. For example: http://site.asd/user.php?name=jon > http://jon.site.asd/ http://site.asd/user.php?name=username > http://username....
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Map both wildcard subdomains and root TLD at registar with CNAME only - possible?

WordPress multisite newbie; trying to understand client domain mapping best practices. Example: client owns domain foosite.com, registered at GoDaddy. I need to get any/all incarnations to map to ...
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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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Disavow subdomains no longer in use without using webmaster tools

Back in the day I had several subdomains to the same domain to my site in an effort to boost performance SEO-wise. Now when I look back, it seems that putting everything in one domain results in ...
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Redirecting all child pages from subdomain

I can't get this redirect working... Can someone point me in the right direction please? On a WordPress site I want to prevent access to all pages that sit beneath a given parent page. All I want ...
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How to allow customers their own subdomain address to our web app?

We have a webapp and companies can customize the look and feel. Now we'd like them to be able to make the app part of their existing website by allowing them custom subdomains. For example: Our app ...
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Can I use different nameservers for different subdomains?

Suppose I have example.com and the nameserver I'm using is the one from the hosting server where I'm hosting the main site, say mainhosting.com. Now suppose I add a new subdomain e.g. bla.example.com ...
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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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My site is receiving DNS errors on Google Webmaster Tools, how can I solve this?

I have several irregular DNS errors on a subdomain of my site. On all my other subdomains, I have no issues (they have the same configuration) Just http://en-directo.frequence-radio.com suffers this ...
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What would be the SEO impact of moving webpages under my root domain to a subdomain?

Would moving webpages in directories under my root domain (e.g., example.com/docs/single-doc-name/) to a third-party service that would only allow you to use a subdomain for them (e.g., docs.example....
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IIS sub-domain reverse proxy based on host name

I have a virtual machine in azure running three self hosted applications (not hosted in IIS) on three different ports. I can access them at the urls below: my-server.cloudapp.azure.com:8080 my-...
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Having trouble with subdomain keywords being associated with my website

My company sells ecommerce platforms in a SaaS fashion. We used to assign subdomains to the stores using our own domain, like storename1.ourdomain.com, storename2.ourdomain.com, etc. We did this for ...
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CNAME for subdomain to different host?

A friend asked me to help them with a new website on a subdomain that has a different host than the main domain. The domain is registered with Host A, the name servers point to Host A, however 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. ...