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Add-on Domains and SEO

A tip for intermediate web developers and web designers hosting multiple websites on the same hosting account.


Is it Bad for SEO to Host Multiple Websites on the Same Server?

If done properly, no – not at all. But if done improperly, you might never see these websites on Google, ever.
Those of you who have a web hosting server that allows you to host multiple websites on one primary hosting account using add-on domains may find yourself making a huge mistake that can desecrate your organic search engine rankings. Usually your hosting provider will take care of this upon request (but may charge you for it), but if you are creating multiple add-on domains on your server yourself, then this is up to you to fix, and I have the solution right here.
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Responsive Web Design is a web design approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience; easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from mobile phones to desktop computer monitors).    –Wikipedia

A responsive website is one that responds to the device it is being viewed on. These websites adjust automatically to fit the varying resolutions of all devices, from desktop computers to tablets and cell phones.

This is achieved by using flexible grids and layouts that use an intelligent CSS stylesheet to change the way a website looks based on the user’s preferences. This eliminates the long and expensive process of developing additional layouts of your website to accommodate each device type.

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