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How to redirect the root domain to my www?

All Mixo sites use CNAMEs which require mapping to your www (or another subdomain). If you are wanting your root domain to point to your Mixo site, the best way to do this is to create a masking / forwarding rule.

Redirecting your root domain to www means that when someone goes to your website without typing "www" in front of it, they will still be taken to the website. To do this, you need to change the settings on your domain registrar. First, you need to go to the place where your domain was purchased. Depending on who you host your website with, this might be a company like GoDaddy or Bluehost, or it might be somewhere else. Once you're there, look for the settings that allow you to change how your website works. Look for a setting that says something about redirecting your root domain to www or sometimes called domain forwarding. Once you find it, just turn it on and your root domain will be redirected to www.

If you can't find it, you will need to contact the your domain name provider and ask them how to do it.

Updated on: 05/05/2023

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