Having your site referred to as, for example, example.com and www.example.com could be a problem with search engines as search engines consider them different websites. What this means is that if your website has been linked to from other websites using a mix of the two URLs, you are splitting the potential benefit of valuable link popularity.
Using a 301 redirect, you can effectively consolidate all your link popularity to a single URL. This could increase your website’s chances of obtaining and maintaining top ranking in search engine results. Today, we are making available a feature which allows you to easily do this for your Parse Server, Meteor and other Node.js apps hosted on NodeChef.
To set up a URL redirect from example.com to www.example.com, follow these steps:
- Sign into you NodeChef account
- Go to the Task Manager and see your app and database containers running. If you haven’t deployed your app yet, refer to the NodeChef documentation on how to deploy your app
- Under Actions column, click the drop down for ‘App Actions’ and click on Routing
- Click on Routing to open up the Routing pop up window. Enter your domains as seen below under 301 Hostname redirects. click the ‘Save Changes’ button.
That’s it! Let us know if you have any questions, feel free to If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Support Team.