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The Google Webmaster Blog announced a significantly large change to how Google Webmaster Tools classifies subdomains. Prior, subdomains would be considered separate sites and thus a link from a subdomain would be considered an external link by Google, in Google's reports. Today, Google is changing that and now considering those links internal links.
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from ddimitrov 2419 Days ago #
Votes: 0

Completely disagree with this statement! Subdomains will be considered as internal link ONLY inside the webmaster tools.

"If you own a site that’s on a subdomain (such as or in a subfolder ( and don’t own the root domain, you’ll still only see links from URLs starting with that subdomain or subfolder in your internal links, and all others will be categorized as external links. We’ve made a few backend changes so that these numbers should be even more accurate for you."


from sweetchild 2418 Days ago #
Votes: 0

Quite confussing to me now. @ddimitrov Thanks for clarifying and pointing me to the right path here.

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