troubleshooting Question

301 redirect - do i need it

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digiselFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Web DevelopmentSearch Engine Optimization (SEO)
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The message below comes up from an Website analyzer.
Do I need to do anything about it?
If so what should I do?


Be sure that www.thespecifier.com and thespecifier.com are not running in parallel.

Redirecting requests from a non-preferred hostname is important because search engines consider URLs with and without "www" as two different websites.

Once your preferred domain is set, use a 301 redirect for all traffic to your non-preferred domain.
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