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Sub-Domains vs. Sub-Directories: Which is Right for Your Business Website?

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When it comes to setting up a website for your business, one of the decisions you will have to make is whether to use a sub-domain or a sub-directory. Both options have their benefits and drawbacks, so it can be difficult to decide which one is right for you. In this blog post, we will explain the differences between these two options and help you decide which one is best for your business.

What is a sub-domain?

A sub-domain is essentially a "child" domain that exists within the main domain of your website. For example, if you have a website at, then one of your sub-domains might be or This allows you to create separate sections for different aspects of your business without having to set up an entirely new website altogether, making it a more affordable a