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Sub Domain To Reduce Load on Main Site

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by TheProfessor2015, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. TheProfessor2015

    TheProfessor2015 Junior Member

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    Hi All,

    Im thinking of running my blog/magazine on a subdomain to my main site.

    1. I can install a separate theme.

    2. I have a lot of pages views/traffic to my classified site. I need the site to be quick, so the less load on the classified script the better

    Is my thinking correct in this? That a blog on a sub domain will relieve the load on the site,thus making it quicker or at least not slow it down?
     
  2. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP

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    1. Why do you want a different theme, the entire site should flow and be branded as closely as possible.
    2. Just install wordpress in /blog/ and you will have the exact same effect without the SEO impact a sub domain has.

    If you are looking to reduce load look into memcache, varnish and implement a CDN. Or just add another server...
     
  3. TheProfessor2015

    TheProfessor2015 Junior Member

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    So I can install a separate wordpress install in the blog folder?

    I thought that in order to have a two wordpress installs on a domain, that you had to use a subdomain.

    I will be branding the two themes together, but the basic blog on the classified script is outdated.
     
  4. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP

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    I assumed you would not be that silly to ask this question with wordpress already installed... I was guessing it was an ecommerce store or custom built app...

    Just implement a blog page, it will not harm your load times at all.

    Installing wordpress twice is retarded, but it can be done in as many folders or subdomains as you like.

    If you are getting so much traffic load time are troubling you, firstly well done. Secondly memcache, varnish, CDN.
     
  5. TheProfessor2015

    TheProfessor2015 Junior Member

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    I'm very new to websites as you have guessed. Thanks for the insults:rolleyes:

    Again its a classified script, but the packaged blog within the script is outdated. With no functions as such.

    I have a script in mind which is more of a (news/magazine script) than a basic blog.

    It wont take much to bring it in line with the style of my site.

    Hence why I wanted a second wp install to run this script. Rather than having to build a fully custom script for combining the classifieds and magazine style blog.

    Thanks for your input. BTW