Many additional customizations are provided but are commented out, as they require careful consideration and sometimes may have unwanted repercussions.
Most of us do not realize that
http://www.example.com are treated as two separate sites by search engines. You can either force rewriting of URLs to www or the non-www ones. I prefer the non-www URL, because it is three characters shorter!
.htaccess file provides you with choices for doing either of them. By default, the configuration forces the server to rewrite requests for
http://example.com. If you prefer the other way around, have the server ...