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Why Sometimes No WWW

  1. GmaGoldie profile image86
    GmaGoldieposted 5 years ago

    When I went to ping some of my Hubs, I noticed there was no WWW-why?

    1. thooghun profile image87
      thooghunposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      It's called a "Cannonical URL", meaning it makes either www. or non www the default in order to stop duplicate content. In the eyes of some search engines content on:

      www. test.com



      IS considered identical and therefore duplicate. Enforcing a canonical URL ensures that it isn't flagged and penalized. It's an SEO technique.

      I hope that's what you were referring to Gma big_smile

      1. sofs profile image87
        sofsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        That is something I learned today..thank you thooghun.. even though you were explaining that to GmaGoldie big_smile

  2. Just Ask Susan profile image86
    Just Ask Susanposted 5 years ago

    Thanks thooghun, I too have learned something new today.

  3. byhearon profile image61
    byhearonposted 5 years ago

    Don't you still need the http:// either way? (or https:// when that applies)

  4. thooghun profile image87
    thooghunposted 5 years ago

    Glad to have been of use smile Yes byhearon, the http:// still applies.