homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.204.141.129
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Visit PubCon.com
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Webmaster General
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: phranque & physics

Webmaster General Forum

    
How To Create A Subdomain
mmmwowmmm




msg:367590
 6:58 pm on May 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

I've been wondering this for a while. I see an Url like this:
[somewebpage.yoursite.com...] (as opposed to [yoursite.com...]

how do they do that? And what are the advantages? and is this what they call a "subdomain"?

 

troels nybo nielsen




msg:367591
 7:30 pm on May 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

1. Yes, it is a subdomain.

2. The way to do it depends on the user interface on the server.

3. There are differring opinions about the advantages. Personally I think that the URLs get nicer and it is more easy to distinguish a subdomain as a separat website if that is what you want to do. And possibly you gain an advantage in search engines.

mmmwowmmm




msg:367592
 9:57 pm on May 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

"The way to do it depends on the user interface on the server"

I'm building pages in FP and uploading to a server at godaddy, so I don't guess I have access to the user interface of the server.

"Personally I think that the URLs get nicer"

Is there a word missing here? That sentence does't make sense to me. The URLs get nicer what?

"possibly you gain an advantage in search engines."

What would be the reason for the advantage? what kind of advantage? You mean you would may get more pages indexed, or what?

jorj




msg:367593
 6:00 am on May 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

Wildcard subdomains - maybe that's what youre looking for. Here is a wellknown resource for this:

[photomatt.net...]

Alex

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Webmaster General
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved