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As far as a SE is concerned - what is a website?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by intel2000, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. intel2000

    intel2000 Newbie

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    Question - Does the SE count everything before the d-o-t * c-o-m as the same website? Can shed some light on this? How does a search engine know when it is leaving one site and then going to another? What prompts the question is this - due to my technical lack of knowledge I may have to install a particular wordpress theme on a root domain - and reinstall it to a sub domain (ex. /blog) - Now If there are 7 options in the navigation bar - the /blog will have to link back to all the corresponding links from the root page. Is this a SEO killer?
     
  2. Proteus

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    A good theme or plugin or any bit of code will work anywhere. It uses something called relative positioning.

    Relative to its self.

    You can see this in the code as ../ or ../../

    If your having to install wordpress into the /blog directory due to the hosting companies automated install tools then let me know as this is a whole different issue.

    Either way install the theme and play by switching on and off in the wp-admin area.
     
  3. intel2000

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    Gracias for the quick reply. This is more whats happening. Lets say you have a wp theme that is geared for selling ice cream. On every page it has the same static multi-attribute search to search by color, flavor, ingredients, etc. in whatever combination.

    Now - I want to make a page for selling candy that has its own multi-attribute search, independent of the ice cream search. I dont want to just use one search and make "ice cream or candy" one of the attributes - cause I think people will get confused. I want them to click "candy" on the nav bar and get a whole new search - but the theme is not set up that way.

    I know that if I reinstall the theme under "/candy" - then I will have a whole new search that I can play with - but I will have to link all the /candy nav bar links back to the main. Dont wanna kill SEO - so Im asking if thats a bad idea
     
  4. bhatsuccess

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    If you install a WP blog on a main domain then you shouldn't link it to a WP domain on a subdomain unless you have a specific reason. Big G watches for things like that.

    The domain should be keyword rich because SE's can parse url's without the hypens. Example: bestdogtrainingvideos.com

    Now let's say you wanted to create training videos on 10 different dogs but didn't want to buy 10 different domains...

    You would purchase trainingvideos.com then setup subdomains as
    pitbull.trainingvideos.com
    germanshepherd.trainingvideos.com
    irishterrier.trainingvideos.com
    etc

    Hope that addresses your question
     
  5. intel2000

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    It helps. Thanks