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Setting Your Sites Preference

Discussion in 'Web Development' started by Data Glasses, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. Data Glasses

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    In Webmaster tools I am wondering if anyone has a preference to the www. or no www. options, if so why?
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  2. helloworld

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    They are different domains.
     
  3. Data Glasses

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    Do you have a preference? The option is offered so I was wondering if anyone has any views on this?
     
  4. johno69

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    I prefer www. just for the cosmetics.
     
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  5. helloworld

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    Add the prefix you use. If you've ever used an alternative or merge to https add them as well. I use all of them in several cases.
     
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  6. Data Glasses

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    I am saying that in Google Websmasters it offers two options, i just wanted feedback on that webmaster option, thanks
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    Actually it is three options, third being do not set an option
    I have set it no preference at the moment
     
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  7. Data Glasses

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    If i am putting a sign of some sort and it is for a .tv site I will always use the www. just to avoid any confusion
     
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    I think that's going to be more and more common into the future with all the new TLDs. It's ironic, as things had moved towards not showing the 'www', as consumers had become so familiar with website addresses (site.com, site.com.au etc).
    Some of the nTLDs look weird without the 'www' though, mainly because it doesn't obviously look like a website address to most of the population.
     
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  9. Data Glasses

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    Yes I quite often see shops using the DOT in their shop sign , of course there is no website with the address/signage