Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A domain or sphere that is part of a larger domain or sphere.
  • n. A domain name that has been prefaced with additional parts separated with periods.
  • n. An additional part prefaced to a domain name.

Etymologies

sub- +‎ domain (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • | You're Taking It All Down » because robots have to eat too over the next few months, you'll see music. for-robots continuing to expand into new things, popping up in new and exciting places, and offering new goodies to make happytime for all. one way in which this has already occurred via a subdomain is our spin-off site for food nerds: food. for-robots which is basically a self-organizing cookbook for a friends and family of the robots (and blair) to toss around ideas in, and is open to everyone. having eaten most of the goodies on there, if you're looking for a yummy idea in a pinch, it's a good place to turn, and should continue to grow in the months ahead.

    because robots have to eat too (Music (For Robots))

  • April 03, 2005 because robots have to eat too over the next few months, you'll see music. for-robots continuing to expand into new things, popping up in new and exciting places, and offering new goodies to make happytime for all. one way in which this has already occurred via a subdomain is our spin-off site for food nerds: food. for-robots which is basically a self-organizing cookbook for a friends and family of the robots (and blair) to toss around ideas in, and is open to everyone. having eaten most of the goodies on there, if you're looking for a yummy idea in a pinch, it's a good place to turn, and should continue to grow in the months ahead.

    Music (For Robots): April 2005 Archives

  • Its most popular subdomain is its specialized images search.

    Is Yahoo! Better than Google? | Impact Lab

  • A subdomain is a domain that is part of a larger domain name.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The publication has just started up its Wired Video subdomain, which is powered by The Feed Room.

    Wired Staffs Up for Video Push

  • There's no black and white answer, since a subdomain is a kind of hybrid critter.

    Search Engine Roundtable

  • The name servers for the planned Mitsudomoe-anime. com site is located in the sme. co.jp subdomain, which is owned by Sony Music Entertainment.

    Anime News Network

  • Note, i called the subdomain "1a", and yet it should've been "1. a".

    Yahoo! Developer Network Blog

  • I'm not sure that the fact it is a subdomain is a problem as a few of the pages which are in Malay have already been indexed.

    CodingForums.com

  • Conversely, if we are talking about something active I would 301 redirect the / dir to the subdomain so you don't lose anything .... that said, however, a subdomain is a brand new site anyway so you should likely 301 it regardless.

    Digital Point Forums

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