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Hi I would like to use my main site as a blog and then have a subdomain as a redirect to an mlm store. ie shop.sitename. com A couple of questions -
firstly is there a tra

You have fantastic responses here; kindly let us know if you require additional assistance. I hope you have figured it out.

thank you. Yes all up and running and bouncing customers straight to my store :-)

Hey Cathy,

Am curious... why would you not simply use a Pretty Link to redirect to an MLM store instead of complicating issues by creating a subdomain?

pretty link as in bitly etc?

No comparison Cathy.

Pretty Links is a plugin so that your link will show as coming from your website.

Bitly links come from their own website and are NOT a preferred link to use in redirecting from your website to ANY other website as that would be considered cloaking.

Pretty Links explained here:

i prefer to have the direction at the front end of the site, ie party.sitename or shop.sitename personally I fell its clearer for the customer. especially in mlm people want a direct link to the store.
I know I've been off site a few years but I have popped in every now and then and I'm sure Kyle recommended not to use pretty links at one point.

Hey Cathy,

Don't think Kyle ever said to not use Pretty Link to redirect links. In fact, I'm certain Kyle has stated quite the opposite.

I realize that you may not believe me, and I get it... I mean, after all, who am I... yup... but Rob is well know for knowing his stuff.

Here's Rob's tutorial to prove to you what I've been saying and he explains "why" better than I have:

Hi Cath,
this community member has a video on subdomain setup, search for: kiliwia62, or,
go to profile and magnifier and type in your question, you will be offered all the answers. I hope it helps.

Greetings,
Slavka 👋

brilliant thank you. I tried to search but was just going round in circles.

Great source Slavka,

Hi Cath,
I'm glad if I helped. Best regards, good luck!

Slavka 🖐️

Hi Brenda,
Thank you 🤗

I did this. I went to SiteDomain, Go to Websites > Site Domains, and scroll the list of your domains. Add a Subdomain name, then use that site as domain forwarding to your MLM site. It's been a while since I did this, and it will take effect the next day. It can work for other sites as well

fab thank you. I couldn't find anything in search but knew there would be lots out there for me to watch or read.

Yes, we are an awesome community. Everyone can pitch in and tell you where to find it. I know the feeling about going in circles and trying to find it. I use the magnifying glass at the top of your WA home page. I type in the keyword "how to create a subdomain." I found a lot of different posts about it. One was from 7 years ago that is outdated because the WA interface has changed recently.

if I click the magnifying glass it gives me suggestions and nowhere to actually type a question :-(

Yes, it does. If you click it, you will see a white box at the top left. It will say, search wealthy affiliate. That's where you type in the keywords.

ah found it up in the bar above. I was looking in the box that opened up for somewhere to search! You can tell I've not been on here much this past year :-D

yes, its new interface has changed, thats why. Now, I hope you are going to be here more often. I am following you now.

I was top 10 a few years back but it all got too much and I took a step back. Now Im ready to take it all on again and rebuild and rebrand my sites

That is awesome. I'm glad you are back to rebuild your brand site. I have been here for four years. I can relate to the feeling about how things on this platform got too much for you. I remember that same feeling and like you I took a long hiatus due to my health issues. I look forward to you sharing your journey with us.

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Setting up a sub domain to use as a redirect?

Setting up a sub domain to use as a redirect?

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Hi I would like to use my main site as a blog and then have a subdomain as a redirect to an mlm store. ie shop.sitename. com A couple of questions -
firstly is there a tra

You have fantastic responses here; kindly let us know if you require additional assistance. I hope you have figured it out.

thank you. Yes all up and running and bouncing customers straight to my store :-)

Hey Cathy,

Am curious... why would you not simply use a Pretty Link to redirect to an MLM store instead of complicating issues by creating a subdomain?

pretty link as in bitly etc?

No comparison Cathy.

Pretty Links is a plugin so that your link will show as coming from your website.

Bitly links come from their own website and are NOT a preferred link to use in redirecting from your website to ANY other website as that would be considered cloaking.

Pretty Links explained here:

i prefer to have the direction at the front end of the site, ie party.sitename or shop.sitename personally I fell its clearer for the customer. especially in mlm people want a direct link to the store.
I know I've been off site a few years but I have popped in every now and then and I'm sure Kyle recommended not to use pretty links at one point.

Hey Cathy,

Don't think Kyle ever said to not use Pretty Link to redirect links. In fact, I'm certain Kyle has stated quite the opposite.

I realize that you may not believe me, and I get it... I mean, after all, who am I... yup... but Rob is well know for knowing his stuff.

Here's Rob's tutorial to prove to you what I've been saying and he explains "why" better than I have:

Hi Cath,
this community member has a video on subdomain setup, search for: kiliwia62, or,
go to profile and magnifier and type in your question, you will be offered all the answers. I hope it helps.

Greetings,
Slavka 👋

brilliant thank you. I tried to search but was just going round in circles.

Great source Slavka,

Hi Cath,
I'm glad if I helped. Best regards, good luck!

Slavka 🖐️

Hi Brenda,
Thank you 🤗

I did this. I went to SiteDomain, Go to Websites > Site Domains, and scroll the list of your domains. Add a Subdomain name, then use that site as domain forwarding to your MLM site. It's been a while since I did this, and it will take effect the next day. It can work for other sites as well

fab thank you. I couldn't find anything in search but knew there would be lots out there for me to watch or read.

Yes, we are an awesome community. Everyone can pitch in and tell you where to find it. I know the feeling about going in circles and trying to find it. I use the magnifying glass at the top of your WA home page. I type in the keyword "how to create a subdomain." I found a lot of different posts about it. One was from 7 years ago that is outdated because the WA interface has changed recently.

if I click the magnifying glass it gives me suggestions and nowhere to actually type a question :-(

Yes, it does. If you click it, you will see a white box at the top left. It will say, search wealthy affiliate. That's where you type in the keywords.

ah found it up in the bar above. I was looking in the box that opened up for somewhere to search! You can tell I've not been on here much this past year :-D

yes, its new interface has changed, thats why. Now, I hope you are going to be here more often. I am following you now.

I was top 10 a few years back but it all got too much and I took a step back. Now Im ready to take it all on again and rebuild and rebrand my sites

That is awesome. I'm glad you are back to rebuild your brand site. I have been here for four years. I can relate to the feeling about how things on this platform got too much for you. I remember that same feeling and like you I took a long hiatus due to my health issues. I look forward to you sharing your journey with us.

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