www not working

  • Posted on April 22, 2014
  • jesephAsked by jeseph

I’m just getting my first wordpress droplet set up. Everything seems to be working except for the ‘www’ version of my domain. Domain in question -

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try to modify your .htaccess make sure you add the lines below: <br> <br> # (… will be redirected to…) <br> RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.(.+)$ [NC] <br> RewriteRule ^ http%{ENV:protossl}://%1%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]

Thanks Marinos! <br> <br>It looks like the CNAME may have done it, new to manually setting up DNS ;)

What are you using as you webserver, nginx or apache? <br> <br>It looks like which ever one you use has a rewrite rule set up that redirects to That’s pretty standard practice. In fact, choosing just one or the other can be important to your page rank in web searches. So, I’d suggest leaving it as it is.