How to redirect a non-WWW web address to a WWW web address

    October 17, 2019

    How to redirect visitors that specify a non-WWW web address to a WWW web address. 

    ATTENTION: If you do not have experience in working with .htaccess files, contact  our support team for assistance to avoid potential harm to your website. 

    What you need

    • An existing, enabled .htaccess file for your domain. For instructions, refer to How to create .htaccess files
    • A back-up of your .htaccess file

    Method

    1. Open your .htaccess file located in your document root directory, /html.

    2. Copy and paste the code below into the file, but replace <example.com> with your actual domain name without the angled brackets.
      RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^<example.com> RewriteRule ^(.*) $ http://<www.example.com>/$1 [R=301,L]


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