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Installing SilverStripe /

Getting SilverStripe up and running on your computer and on your web server.

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where is the www.


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BMA75

Community Member, 2 Posts

7 January 2009 at 9:02am

OK, I have a webhost and everything. SS has been downloaded. I do see the url page: http://sitename.com

Why can't I use http://WWW.sitename.com? Is this normal not to see the www. when viewing the site? If so, how can I tell others of the site (what will be the site address)

Help.
Thanks

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Tobbe

Community Member, 25 Posts

7 January 2009 at 9:10am

Edited: 07/01/2009 9:11am

This is something that is probably caused by your webhost and not SilverStripe.
Normally the host setup www.domain.com to have the same contents as domain.com, but they (the webhost) can have setup the server to return some other content.

Just check with your host and they can probably fix it.

/Tobbe

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BMA75

Community Member, 2 Posts

7 January 2009 at 10:36am

Thanks, I will try that (contacting them)

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Liam

Community Member, 470 Posts

7 January 2009 at 11:25am

You're saying the site doesn't work with www in the url? Are there errors?

If you want to force SS sites to use the www, add this to your config. Director::forcewww();