Website in the root or in a folder and SEO

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Website in the root or in a folder and SEO

Postby ita4012 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:57 pm

I have my site in a folder inside the root. I was told that from the SEO point of view it would be better to move it to root.

Is it true? What do you think?

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Re: Website in the root or in a folder and SEO

Postby sozzled » Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:21 pm

It makes no difference from a SEO perspective if your website resides in the /public_html folder or not.

It is better, however, for the purposes of administering one or more websites that you may own, if you locate each site within its own separate sub-folder of /public_html.

For example

/public_html/site1 (for "site 1")
/public_html/devsite (for "devsite")
/public_html/livesite (for "livesite")
/public_html/chkndsp (for "chicken noodle soup" site)

and so on.
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Re: Website in the root or in a folder and SEO

Postby Matty_80 » Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:57 am

you can put the site in a folder and set the folder as root of the site from the configuration panel of your hosting

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