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Today’s Ask an SEO question is from Himanshu S. in Haryana, India, who asks:
What is better for SEO? A blog hosted on subfolder or subdomain and why?
This is an ongoing debate in the SEO space, and Google doesn’t help by making highly generalized statements.
Subdomains vs. Subfolders: What Google Says
The official word, according to this video from Google, is that they treat subdomains and subfolders equally:
This is absolutely true.