Apache rewrite question


Does anyone have a snippet of an apache config file that demonstrates a simple rewrite rule for prepending the "www" portion to the domain name? I know the basics of apache configuration but the rewrite stuff (especially the regular expresions!) is very confusing to me.

I'm just trying to get mydomain.com to always load up in a browser as www.mydomain.com.

Thanks much,


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you don't need rewrite for that. Rewrite is not recommended for security reasons. Do this in your apache config:

yourdomain.com - redirect to www.yourdomain.com

ServerName yourdomain.com

ServerAdmin admin@yourdomain.com

Redirect / http://www.yourdomain.com/

This is perfect!

Thanks much!


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