How do I redirect from a root domain to www for CloudFlare?

In order to redirect all of the requests for yourdomain.com to www.yourdomain.com, you should set the appropriate rewrite rule. This can be done by adding the following lines at the beginning of the .htaccess file in your public_html folder:

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

From now on, when someone accesses http://yourdomain.com they will be redirected to http://www.yourdomain.com.

Using this method is safe because it should not create any redirection loops nor it should interfere with other rewrite rules. The only time we'd advise against this is if you've done lots of SEO work around getting links to your site as http:// then it might have an effect or you may want to consider signing up wiht ClouldFlare directly.

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