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About domains and subdomains

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by liciousx, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. liciousx

    liciousx Newbie

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    If you have a domain let's say domain.com and if I want to install a few subdomains is it better for the submdomain to be like this subdomain.domain.com or domain.com/subdomain and if will the subdomains be indexed separately on search engines or will the subdomains will be just like another post/page on the domain for the search engines
     
  2. kanshu

    kanshu Regular Member

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    The term subdomain is used to refer to the prefix to your domain (e.g., subdomain.domain.com). Since subdomains are in reality just folders in your server, subdomain.domain.com is usually accessible also as domain.com/subdomain. But in this latter form, it is not usually called subdomain anymore.

    Take note. When implementing wildcard subdomain like that used by WordPress MU, the subdomain does not physically exist, but simply managed by WordPress.
     
  3. b0dzila

    b0dzila Regular Member

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    i think it should be like: subdomain.domain... that is more accessible.... :)
     
  4. liciousx

    liciousx Newbie

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    and will it be seen separately by search engines?
    for example searching for the word "pics" for pics.domain.com will it be only a page of domain.com or an entirely other site for the search engine?
     
  5. michaelnagy

    michaelnagy Registered Member

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    this is the doubts I'm trying to solve too, how google manage subdomains...and if worth to set up autoblogs in them...