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James Male
James Male
6,619 Points

301 redirects

I have built my website and have run it through Woorank and Nibbler and both are mentioning That I have duplicate content...

After looking into this I found out that the cause was that I have no 301 redirects to redirect my www.james-male.co.uk to james-male.co.uk

My question is how do I create a 301 redirect to solve the problem of having duplicate content?

Or have I got the wrong end of the stick entirely? Can someone please shed some light on this one please as it has got me stuck.

Thanks,

  • James

2 Answers

James Male
James Male
6,619 Points

I am assuming this may be the solution:

Redirect 301 www.james-male.co.uk / james-male.co.uk

However am reluctant to try it in case it breaks anything...

James Male
James Male
6,619 Points

The fix is putting the following code in the .htaccess file:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.(.*)$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://%1/$1 [R=301,L]