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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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 admin ...
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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. ...
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Google analytics conversion tracking across subdomains

I've got a Drupal site at example.com, which leads to an ecommerce site at ticketing.example.com. Both sites have our GA code installed, and the cookiedomain for both sites is set to 'auto'. Based on ...
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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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Pointing a subdomain (subdomain.example.com) to a subfolder (example.com/subfolder)?

I want my subdomain subdomain.example.com to load content from a subfolder on the root domain example.com/subfolder. So if a user goes to subdomain.example.com/?article=hey it should load the ...
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How to add http:// prefix to subdomain redirect in htaccess

I am rewriting a subdomain URL with a query (cart.example.net/ProductDetail.jsp?LISTID=7C0400-1101763508) to a www subdomain (www.example.net/product-category/product). The problem I am facing is the ...
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How can i find out which subdomain is bringing majority of traffic in Google Analytics

I have around 20 websites on 20 sub-domains , all are using same Google analytics tracking code for tracking hits. One of the site i.e. sub-domain is getting lots of hits, i would like to know more ...
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Can spitting content from a subdomain I own onto my main domain help/hurt my SEO?

I have a main domain and a subdomain I own in the format of domain.com and blog.domain.com. For a while now I have been using the blog.domain.com to host my blog whereas domain.com simply hosts the ...
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Is there a difference between adidas.example.com and example.com/adidas for the keyword “adidas”?

I've read at moz, that changing from a subdomain to a subdirectory might increase the ranking of the page. However, their example uses blog.example.com vs. example.com/blog, and "blog" isn't a very ...
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What are the pros/cons of ecommerce store as subdomain vs integrated into main domain?

I have a website www.example.com which is currently not an ecommerce site. Now I want to sell some stuff. What are the pros/cons of setting up the store on a separate subdomain integrated with the ...
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.htaccess redirect url to a subfolder on a subdomain with exceptions

I have a CMS installed on a subdomain (say blog.domain.com). I created a site on it but the site can be accessed at (blog.domain.com/sites/mysite). I also have to use other links like blog.domain.com/#...
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Will a popular subdomain overshadow the main domain from an SEO perspective?

This question may have been asked multiple times. But, I couldn't find a solid solution, so thought of posting it here. I have a website, we'll call it example.com. Traffic to this site is good and ...
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Can I stop Google and other search engines indexing my subdomain, when subdomain is 3rd party owned? [duplicate]

I've just looked up my website in Google, to see if the sitemap had changed to reflect some new content and pages, and I have a bit of a problem. I use a third-party hosted toolset, which is linked ...
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How do I develop a software product with multiple dynamic sub-domains?

I am currently working on a twitter clone. How do I make it like Tumblr where a subdomain is created for each user that creates a blog? I would plan to show the user feed there, with posts from the ...
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Why is my Blogger subdomain appearing in URLs on my page instead of my custom domain?

Recently I bought a new domain (example.com) and pointed it to my blogger account. My domain is working well. But the problem is my sitemap contains the http://subdomain.blogspot.com which is the ...
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How to block subdomains under my main domain

I want all my subdomains to not be indexed under my domain, that means when I search in Google for example.com to not appear in index test.example.com, but when I search test.example.com to be indexed....

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