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    main domain for hosting plan matters for seo or other?


    for years for my hosting account one of my domains was main domain (say domain 1) and i had other domains as separate folders under it, say domain 2, domain 3, domain 4 etc... my main website is domain 4, not domain 1. in fact, domain 1 was just a place holder static site with no activity or usage at all.

    now i will change my hosting plan and i can choose another domain for main domain in place of domain 1.

    should i choose my most active site ( e.g. domain 4) as main domain, and list other sites under it (such as domain 2, domain 3, domain 5 etc...) or even if i choose another inactive domain of mine as main domain it doesnt matter? i just cannot choose domain 1 anymore (dont ask why, it will confuse you unnecessarily)

    please answer in terms of SEO, security and performance. i think it doesnt matter what domain i choose as main domain for my hosting, whether most active or an inactive site. am i right?
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    These hosting plans are not good for SEO. Each site needs to be in its own cPanel. It is complicated what happens if not set up this way, but you basically end up with mirror sites out there competing against yourself, as subdomains of the main site.
    Last edited by DirectHits; Nov 25th, 2018 at 03:08 PM.

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