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How do I prevent SEO from seeing www.mysite.com and mysite.com as two competing sites and, hence, reducing page rank and listing duplicate content?
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by:Rafael
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update your DNS "A: record and C Name
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by:Bob Schneider
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Update it how?
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you have to go to whomever is controlling your DNS. You're service provider like Go-Daddy etc.
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by:Bob Schneider
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Ok and have them make what change?   I am using GoDaddy so I can make the change, but what change to I make there?
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Add to your web.config (using your real site name)

<configuration>
  <system.webServer>
    <rewrite>
      <rules>
        <rule name="Redirect to www" stopProcessing="true">
          <match url=".*" />
          <conditions>
            <add input="{HTTP_HOST}" pattern="^mysite.com$" />
          </conditions>
          <action type="Redirect" url="http://www.mysite.com/{R:0}" redirectType="Permanent" />
        </rule>
      </rules>
    </rewrite>
  </system.webServer> 
</configuration>

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by:COBOLdinosaur
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Godaddy does not give access to the name servers? .... wow that is lame; really lame.

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by:Gary
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Godaddy does not give access to the name servers
Says who?
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by:COBOLdinosaur
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That was the questin I was asking.  Why would he need go daddy to do the change its like a 10 second thing.

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by:Gary
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Gotcha!
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by:Ashish Jain
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Hello,
Your site has canonical issues and you can solve it with htaccess or by 301 permanent redirect to either www.example.com or example.com from which you want to get it crawled. It will solve your problem and also you will get good results regarding to Google keyword ranking.
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