My website only works when you type "www".

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JustinP / 8 Points
2012-01-20 3:49 pm EST
I'm getting my site set up with a WordPress installation. WordPress is installed in a directory called "wp" in order to keep it well contained. That way if I decide to use something else in the future it will be easier to switch. I have a redirect set up to send "All Public Domains" to

Everything works like I want it to when typing "", but it goes to Web Hosting Hub's under construction page when you type "". I tried changing the .htaccess file as is recommended on the page , but it did not change the behavior.

So I changed the file back to the way it was, which looks like this:

RewriteEngine on

# BEGIN WordPress

# END WordPress

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^.*$
RewriteRule ^/?$ "http\:\/\/justinpille\.com\/wp" [R=301,L]

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13,688 Points
2012-01-20 4:06 pm EST
Hi Justin,

I'm sorry you're having trouble redirecting your domain to your WordPress installation. While researching this for you, I did not have any trouble getting to your site through either or This is likely due to caching in your browser. Please try clearing your browser cache and navigating to your site again.

Please let us know if you have any additional questions or need further assistance.


Christi N.

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