can i have separate websites with subdomains?

by Kikos
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Hi I am a little confused about this and I would appreciate if someone can help me understand

I have a website (fake names)
cats .mydomain .com
and I don't understand is this separate from SEO point of view from
www .mydomain .com?
can I have a totally different website like
sofas .mydomain .com
which is fully separate from the cats example above or does this mean that the 2 of them will share all SEO and therefore get it all confused between cats and sofas for search engines?

I know I can buy different domains, but I just want to understand this because if it is possible I want to avoid buying more domains.

Thank you very much for explaining!
#separate #subdomains #websites
  • Profile picture of the author J0hnnycl1ckz
    Although I have not tested it...I believe that your subdomain is treated as a seperate entity altogether. I could be wrong so let someone else chime in that may have a better understanding of this scenario before making a decision.
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    • Profile picture of the author Dumkist
      Yes.. they are considered separate domains in Google's eyes..one thing that has changed is if you link from one sub domain to another sub domain it will only count as a internal link and not an external link..hope that helps
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  • Profile picture of the author daguerfi
    Google is supposed to handle subdomains as totally different domains.
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