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How to Redirect www or Non-www URLs with .htaccess via cPanel?

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You can force the users to divert from the www to non-www URL and vice-versa for your domain. As a cPanel user, you can add a directive to redirect from www to non-www URLs or the other way in the .htaccess file.

To Redirect www to Non-www URLs with .htaccess

1. Log in to your cPanel account.

2. Create/edit .htaccess file in the document root of your domain via File Manager.

You can refer to the article: How To Edit A .htaccess File Through The cPanel File Manager?

3. Add this code at the end of the file:

4. Click on Save Changes and Close.

To Redirect Non-www to www URLs with .htaccess

1. Log in to your cPanel account.

2. Create/edit .htaccess file in the document root of your domain via File Manager.

3. Add this code at the end of the file:

4. Click on Save Changes and Close.

Note: If a redirection directive is already mentioned in the .htaccess file, you will have to replace it to change the redirection target.

Here’s an example of how the non-www to www URLs redirect will function after configuring the .htaccess file in cPanel:

Redirects to:

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