My DNS setup is rather simple: a CNAME for
www, default (registrar's) nameservers for the root.
Now I want to redirect from the root domain to www, which I thought would be a simple task, but it's not working.
I've followed every guide out there on how to change the
htaccess file and my registrar is even offering a simple setting to do this as well, but no result. When I go to the root of my domain in a browser it instantly says:
mydomain.com's server DNS address could not be found.
What's the right course of action here? Should I add a server alias? A domain alias? Should I add some records to my DNS settings? I'm out of ideas.
Note: I do not have a static IP address for my server. Rather, I need to direct requests to my server using a