Switching sub-directories and sub-domains in a WordPress Multisite isn’t a one click operation, but here we’ll discuss an error-free and efficient way to accomplish this task. The change of a URL will affect search results, but the impact could be positive or negative.
There are many reasons for having a sub-directory, like if you think your secondary sites might not have enough content to stand on their own. Similarly, there are a variety of reasons to have a sub-domain such as differentiating a secondary site while showing it is still a part of the preliminary one.
Two steps are involved when switching from sub-directories or sub-domains which will be discussed in depth. In the end, switching a URL is your decision and can impact search results either positively or negatively. Above all, remember that the quality of your site is the greatest determinant in your search ranking.
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How to Change WordPress Multisite to Sub-Directories or Sub-Domains Without Errors