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I have a blogger blog put up, and Google told me to add some A records in order to enable a www-free redirection to the full www domain. So by adding those, visiting (which is my blog) should go to, but this does not happen. Instead, I get a not found error. Is there anything else I should do? The records are as follows:

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Interestingly, even fails with a not found error, only when prefixed with www does it work.

The other part of the question is - since my domain name is registered at, and I simply redirect the domain to as per Google's guides, how can I redirect a subdomain of the site, for example,, to go to a specific folder on my hosting provider (hostgator - not, without it triggering the blog?

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closed as off topic by MDMarra, Ward, freiheit, Magellan, HopelessN00b Nov 11 '12 at 7:22

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How is this off topic? Where am I supposed ask questions like these if not here? The closing without explanation is what's off topic. – Swader Nov 11 '12 at 11:28

You want to CNAME www to not The same is true for your blog record.

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Thanks, I've just tried this and will keep checking until it propagates. Any hints on the other issue? redirecting to a completely server/host? – Swader Nov 10 '12 at 17:54

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