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How do I make the www URL version of my website accessible in my one click lamp stack droplet?

I have a one-click lamp stack droplet, and have no problem viewing live files like example.com/index.html , but can’t figure out how to get it to work from www.example.com/index.html it doesn’t even 404, I get the default search results from my ISP for broken urls.

I looked into potentially using .htaccess files for this purpose, but it seems that’s not the ‘correct’ way to go about getting this to work

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Hello,

You would need to make sure that you have a CNAME DNS record for your www that is pointing to your main domain. Also besides that you need to make sure that your www version has been added to your Vhost ServerAlias list.

This should fix the issue. Regards, Bobby