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10:06 am on Nov 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

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

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Yes, because not all other search engines will recognize that setting. Also, people linking to you may not realize your preference.
10:43 am on Nov 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

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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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