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Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by mrunknown, Oct 12, 2009.

  1. mrunknown

    mrunknown Regular Member

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    hey guys
    when i search for my site on google http://www.???.com
    the search results show ?????.com how can i get it to
    show the www

    the reason i need this is when some goes to my site http://???.com
    from a google search and someone goes to buy my product i have to
    designate a url and since http://???.com is the url that customers will be on if they google search it will not let them buy because i designated http://www.???.com

    i hope some one understands my question

    thanx
     
  2. aliens

    aliens Newbie

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    Sign up for Google Webmaster Tools if you haven't done already - there's a checkbox in there that tells Google to index with the www included.

    Alternatively, if you know .htaccess files AND know your way around, them modify your .htaccess file to force a www in front of your ???.com

    Google .htaccess file for more info on this or:

    RewriteEngine on
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www.your_domain.com$
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.your_domain.com/$1 [R=301]

    in htaccess in root folder.

    Best way is probably WebMaster tools.
     
  3. blackhat master

    blackhat master Junior Member

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    i agree, best way is webmaster tools. Its quite easy...
     
  4. Jcsarokin

    Jcsarokin Power Member

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    Webmaster tools is the best way to do it.

    If your site is a wordpress site you can change it to www.___.com by going to the settings and editing it there.
     
  5. peter2002

    peter2002 Senior Member

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    I think you can also use the "301 permanent re-direct" function so that visitors always get re-directed to your "www...." page, no matter what they type in the address bar or what Google shows.
     
  6. redmoon

    redmoon Regular Member

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    Do it in webmaster tools like everybody said and also do a 301 redirect in htaccess: "Redirect 301 /index.php http://www.domain.com" without the quotes. Also, when you link to your site and do backlinks always add the www.