Canonical URL Issue, need help

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  1. aansy

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    hi,

    My website in google webmaster tools is added with both non ww and with ww plus domain name and both are redirecting it to non ww. but when i browse it with ww, it does not redirect it to the non ww URL.

    All helpful suggestions will be highly appreciated.

    Thanks
     
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    Modify htaccess to only work with non ww

    RewriteEngine on
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.yoursite\.com [NC]
    RewriteRule (.*) http://yoursite.com/$1 [R=301,L]
     
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    after updating it with my domain name, i should put it on the httaccess file right. just these 3 code lines, right?
     
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    Yep, just edit your domain in. If your htaccess file doesn't exist, just those 3 lines will do within a newly created htaccess file. If it exists, just prepend it to what's already in the file.

    Also, remember that it's ".htaccess" - spelled exactly like that, with the period included (a good way to view it if it's confusing is as a file with no file name and "htaccess" as the file extension).
     
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    if your using wordpress for your blog its much easier. but if not then htaccess is the solution
     
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    the site is developed using Drupal.
     
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    Were you able to get everything sorted to your needs?