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    Subdomain or Subfolder


    I run an ecommerce site and we are setting up our new mobile version.

    Simple question do you think it is better in a subfolder of the main site or a subdomain?

    We won't be marketing the mobile site seperately it will be for mobile users that come to the main site and so they will be re-directed.

    My thought is that a sub folder will benefit from the age of the main domain.

    Your thoughts?
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    Personally I would buy a .mobi domain but thats just me

    Now you say you dont mind about ranking the mobile site etc so I dont think it would matter too much which you do but... if your gunu keep the mobile site on your current domain for weight from the rest of the site you should use a folder rather then a subdomain.
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    [QUOTE=rosarionet]
    Originally Posted by Steve25
    I run an ecommerce site and we are setting up our new mobile version.

    Simple question do you think it is better in a subfolder of the main site or a subdomain?

    We won't be marketing the mobile site seperately it will be for mobile users that come to the main site and so they will be re-directed.

    My thought is that a sub folder will benefit from the age of the main domain.

    Correct !
    Their is no benefit to "aged domains" It's not like Scotch
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    Thanks for the replies.

    We're probably going to go down the subfolder route.

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