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MyDomain.com/forum or forum.MyDomain.com? Which one is better?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by IMpossible, Aug 15, 2015.

  1. IMpossible

    IMpossible Supreme Member

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    Will it hurt my rankings when I put my forum on MyDomain.com/forum?
    Which one of the both types do you prefer?
    forum.MyDomain.com or MyDomain.com/forum?
     
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    i prefer mydomain.com/your-keyword-forum
     
  3. IMpossible

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    Can you be more specific?
     
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    Use forum after domain name. This will help you more.
     
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    I vote for MyDomain.com because it's easy to remember for people.
     
  6. IMpossible

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    I'm worrying of creating a high OBL count from my domain when I put it on /forum...
    Wouldn't this hurt my overall site rankings?
    Users will post links to all kinds of content (related or not related to the topic)...
     
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    yourdomain.com/yourforum is the best way i prefer for you friend
     
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    We tested this in the past with our forum, actually it doesn't matter at all!
     
  9. Saint Zeus

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    I think I agree with what the guys said Yourdomain/forum is better
     
  10. IMpossible

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    The most authority sites I checked were using "forum.domain.com", I guess this is for SEO reasons + makes it easier to move the forum on a dedicated machine later on when the server can't handle the request load of Website + Forums put together.
     
  11. Black.Cat

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    This. Most of popular forums i know do forum.domain.com as well.
     
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