[Mediawiki-l] Short URL reflecting wiki structure, no www

Emufarmers Sangly emufarmers at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 14:41:08 UTC 2007


On 8/8/07, Sean O'Connor <sean at transabled.org> wrote:

> First, I want to make sure that the www is never used in urls, and
> that if someone types in www.mydomain.com, the page that loads is
> mydomain.com.  I think have managed to stop jumping from www to no-www
> between loging in by using $wgServer = "http://mydomain.com"; in my
> localsettings.php page, but someone can still load a page by typing
> the www in the address bar.  Any thoughts on this one?

Google "redirect non-www to www" for this one, and you'll get the proper
.htaccess majeek:

Options +FollowSymLinks
RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} .
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^mydomain\.com
RewriteRule (.*) http://mydomain.com/$1 [R=301,L]

(Not the only way to do it, I'm sure.)

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