How do I turn a domain into a subdomain?

Let’s take a look at how to move a WordPress site from subdomain to root domain.

  1. Create a Complete Backup of Your Website.
  2. Moving Your WordPress Files From Subdomain to Root Folder.
  3. Change WordPress URL and Site URL Settings.
  4. Update URLs.
  5. Redirect All Subdomain Traffic to The Root Domain.

Is Sub domain good for SEO?

Using a subdomain enables you to streamline your site hierarchy and improve user navigation. This helps users to find the information they’re looking for more efficiently, which is important for improving your SEO performance.

What are subdomains on a website?

A subdomain is, as the name would suggest, an additional section of your main domain name. You create subdomains to help organize and navigate to different sections of your main website. Within your main domain, you can have as many subdomains as necessary to get to all of the different pages of your website.

Can you redirect subdomain?

You can redirect visitors from a Subdomain to another site address. For example, to

How do I forward a subdomain to another subdomain?

How to Redirect a Subdomain to Another Page

  1. Log into cPanel.
  2. In the Domains section, click the Subdomains icon.
  3. Under Modify a Subdomain, click the Manage Redirection link to the right of the subdomain you wish to redirect.
  4. Click Save.

Why are subdomains bad for SEO?

Subdomains are Viewed as Separate Sites Your company site and your subdomain will be two separate sites. By keeping your content separate from your website, you decrease the SEO value of your main website and lose many visitor benefits and ranking factors.

Do I have to pay for a subdomain?

Because subdomains are regarded as separate websites by Google, they also need to be hosted on separate hosting plans. This means that you will need to pay a separate hosting fee for each subdomain.

Do you have to pay for subdomains?

How to move a website from subdomain to root domain?

If you want to use www in your root domain, then you will need to add your URL with a www prefix. Save your changes and upload your .htaccess file to the server. That’s all, you have successfully moved your site from subdomain to root domain. You can now visit your website to see it in action.

How do I change the subdomain of my site?

In your admin dashboard, go to the my sites->network admin->sites, edit the site and change the subdomain URL, there. No need to touch any files. Thanks for contributing an answer to WordPress Development Stack Exchange!

Why does my WordPress site have links to a subdomain?

Your WordPress site has moved to the root domain, but there will be links inside your WordPress database pointing to the subdomain. Let’s fix that. You will need to install and activate the Velvet Blues Update URLs plugin.

How do I find hidden files on my subdomain?

Go to your subdomain folder and make sure that hidden files are forced to be visible. Your FTP client settings have an option to always show hidden files. In FileZilla, it is located under ‘Server > Force Showing Hidden Files’ option. If you are using cPanel File Manager, then click on the Settings button at the top right corner of the screen.