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Using subdomains vs. subdirectories

One of the big decisions that you'll have to make during your Multisite installation is whether or not you want to use subdomains or subdirectories when you're creating your new web sites or blogs. Before we talk about which one I prefer personally, let's take a look at what I mean by subdomain or subdirectory. A subdomain refers to a web address that appends something to the beginning of your normal domain. For instance, if my web address is mydomain.com, then an example of a subdomain would be site.mydomain.com. A subdirectory, on the other hand, appends itself to the end of the web address.

Therefore, if you choose subdirectories, your address would be mydomain.com/site as opposed to site.mydomain.com. There are no major advantages or disadvantages to using either of these methods. However, it should be noted that depending on your permalink structure, using subdirectories could create some issues for you. It's for that reason that I prefer to use subdomains. The good news...

Using subdomains vs. subdirectories
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Using subdomains vs. subdirectories provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Creating and Managing a Blog Network with WordPress

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