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How to forward domain to www.domain if you bought a domain from godaddy

If you bought a domain recently while I write this in 2017, you probably have observed the fact that "www.domain.com" works , yet "domain.com" doesn't. This is how you redirect it properly.

Login to godaddy.com



This is what you will see under "My Products". Click on Manage beside Domains

GoDaddy My Product page 2017

You will see another page with you domain name. Click on the machine icon on the right top corner. Choose "Manage DNS".

Manage DNS option GoDaddy
 In this page, you will notice at the bottom of the page, the section with heading "Forwarding" . 

Beside "DOMAIN", click on ADD.

Beside the forward to box, write www.your-domain.com. Set true the check box below. Save.
That's it. 

Test by launching "domain-name.com " . It should redirect to "www.domian-name.com". Thanks for reading.




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