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What does this mean?

It means automatically redirecting http://www.domain-name.com to http://domain-name.com.

There are many benefits of redirecting traffic from www to non-www.

The main advantage is, it will avoid duplicate content in search engines like Google. And it will also give a consistency to your website.

So how to implement this?

Just copy paste the below three lines in your .htaccess file.

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^domain-name\.com$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://domain-name.com/$1 [R=301,L]

Replace domain-name with your domain name.

Now your www traffic is redirected to non-www traffic.

Author: Oxygen
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