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    Hi all, I'm just setting up a new WP website on Godaddy with an SSL cert.


    I've got the option to structure the domain like this:


    Or, like this:


    From an SEO perspective, is having the www. better than not having it?


    I'm keen to hear your thoughts 🙂

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    Hey @gbellnz,


    I'm not an SEO expert, but unless there has been some recent changes with the search engine guidelines then I do not believe any of them factor the use of 'www' with or without your root domain. Just from what I've witnessed, most developers try to optimize their SEO for both URL options when visitors access their sites. 


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