Do You Still Recommend Creating Subdomains Versus Subdirectories For Rank And Rent Multi-City Websites?

By April

In episode 209 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if the team still recommends creating subdomains versus subdirectories for rank and rent multi-city websites.

The exact question was:

I'm embarking on building multi-city websites for rent. Do you still advocate creating subdomains versus subdirectories like domain.com/city for each city? And is the choice weighted more towards safety (penalty) or ranking? Thanks!

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