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Preferred domain name
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msg:4624737
 10:06 am on Nov 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

We have set preferred domain to: Display URLS as www.example.com in Google webmaster tools

Do we still nedd non-www to www redirection in .htacess?

 

bill




msg:4624748
 10:34 am on Nov 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

Yes, because not all other search engines will recognize that setting. Also, people linking to you may not realize your preference.

lucy24




msg:4624751
 10:43 am on Nov 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

Edit: Dang! Bill beat me by nine minutes.

Yes. Google is not the only search engine on the planet. And they themselves will expect to see a redirect.

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