I have installed a multi-site installation of WordPress onto my domain. I then added the necessary code to the wp-config.php file and .htaccess as instructed by WordPress.

I also installed a plugin called Quick Page/Post Redirect Plugin which allowed me to place a 301 redirect onto the main domain as I only want to use the sub domain and not the main domain. Then I also added the following line of code to the wp-config.php file to redirect the main domain define( 'NOBLOGREDIRECT', 'URL Redirect Address' );

The site works fine with a redirect on the main domain and my subdomain runs fine when you type in subdomain.example.com or http://subdomain.example.com.

However when I enter www.subdomain.example.com or http://www.subdomain.example.com the following error message is returned:

Not Found

The requested URL / was not found on this server.

Apache/2.4.9 (Unix) Server at www.subdomain.domain.com Port 80

Any help with this would be much appreciated.

  • It's normal because www is a subdomain of subdomain.eaxmple.com, you can add a new redirect to your subdomain if want to. – Zistoloen Jun 3 '14 at 13:34
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    The address for your subdomain is subdomain.example.com, there is no www in front of a subdomain, you'll need to add a redirect as Zistolen suggests, to redirect www.subdomain.example.com to subdomain.example.com. – eyoung100 Jun 3 '14 at 13:52
  • Thanks for this. How would I add the re-direct? – Chris Jun 3 '14 at 14:15
  • How did you create the subdomain, are you using cPanel? – Stephen Ostermiller Jun 3 '14 at 20:02
  • I created the subdomain using wordpress multi site installation. I didn't make any changes myself on the server, therefore there is only 1 httaccess file for both the subdomain and the domain. – Chris Jun 4 '14 at 8:07

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