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How to remove a deleted subdomain website from Google Search?

To simplify things, you'll want to start by making sure the DNS entry (A or CNAME) for your subdomain is deleted, which basically deletes the subdomain from your domain name. This will ensure that no ...
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More accurate indexing

A solution using noindex, follow is not going to last. Over time Google will inevitably treat it as noindex, nofollow. Here's a Search Engine Roundtable post from 2017 on the subject. It would be ...
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Deleted subdomain still visible through Subdomain Finder Tools

Subdomainfinder and similar systems work as follows: They try to crawl as many sites as they can with their own crawling bots. While crawling these sites, they try to find subdomains by trial and ...
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Is it possible to transfer an old domain to a new subdomain?

No Whenever you put up a forward you will lose some "Google Juice". That is not to say your new pages will not rank, just to say they will rank slightly lower. Googles Algorithm willing, ...
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How to place subdomain in the sitemap

A sitemap contains all pages, not domains. Just replicate the <url> entry like this, for every page <urlset xmlns="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9" xmlns:xsi="http:...
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SSL sertificate crushes with AllowOverride all

All problem was in CNAME, I wrote there IP, but it have to be "website.com."
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Does Google Workspace rely on A records in DNS for anything else apart from bare domain redirect?

I have changed the A records on the apex. Workspaces hadn’t shown any error message so far, and Gmail integration appears to keep working (a couple emails went through since). Open for more ...
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How to remove the wildcard subdomain on Apache to prevent Google from indexing Subdomains that do not exist

Wildcard subdomains are specified in DNS. To remove the wildcard subdomain you need to remove the * record from your DNS records. You could also configure Apache to respond with 404 errors for ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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How to properly block indexing my admin subdomain?

A page is indexed If there are internal links to it (including sitemap) If there are external links to it If you asked it to be indexed. You need to make sure the above is true. Additionally, you ...
Rohit Gupta's user avatar
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Using custom sub domain on Tumblr - how does this work with Tumblr domains?

It doesn't look like Tumblr allows custom domains unless you had one previously. And if you turn off a "Legacy Domain" you can't reconnect it. Also, according to the above page, SSL doesn't ...
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Is it possible to transfer an old domain to a new subdomain?

@davidgo answer represents the general consensus reached by experience and is uncontested, even by Google themselves. But recent comments suggest if the new location is up for a period of time, as to ...
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How does redirecting a subdomain to a new domain affect the original root domain

This is an opinion, not a guarantee. There are a lot of variables, including hidden ones only known to Google. If there is a 1:1 page mapping between B and C there is virtually no difference ...
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Should I Add images Subdomain To Search Console?

Can't give a definitive answer without more information, but you probably have indexing issues on your subdomain. The subdomain may not be indexable by Google depending on the setup on the subdomain. ...
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