AWS Route 53 Tutorial: Setup WWW redirect for non WWW S3 Domain with Route 53

AWS Route 53 Tutorial: Setup WWW redirect for non WWW S3 Domain with Route 53



Learn how to redirect from www to non-www or from non-www to www in Amazon using Route 53 and S3 buckets.

This technique is the best for SEO friendly site-wide redirects. All the redirects are 301 permanent redirects, meaning that if someone chooses to link to your site as a www. site it will still go to the right page within the site and it will still pass the link juice onto the real page.

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Use:

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Please note that this is different from SSL ALWAYS on, as this will add another redirect causing one additional avoidable redirect.

6 thoughts on “AWS Route 53 Tutorial: Setup WWW redirect for non WWW S3 Domain with Route 53

  1. had the same issue but then I had an issue with the certificate routing through the cloud front. I had to generate certificate for both www and non www domains and then integrate with the cloudfront

  2. You didn't actually show us by testing that the redirect works as configured. That's kinda a let down to an otherwise great video.

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