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What is a Subfolder?

A subfolder, or subdirectory, is the part of a website containing a series of related content. Its URL begins with the site’s domain name, followed by the subfolder name, for example,

Site owners create subfolders for a clear website hierarchy and an easy-to-understand site structure. For example, a software company may regularly publish help articles and blog posts for its users and non-users. 

Instead of publishing both types of content in the same folder, they could create a subfolder for the blog posts at and a separate subfolder for the help articles at

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