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I have a server config in nginx which matches several domains:

server {
  server_name example1.com example2.com example3.com;
  # ...

And I would like to redirect the www versions to the corresponding domains. I know how to do it for a single domain with a redirect and I would know how to do the inverse thing but I can't find a way here.

Any idea ?

Thanks ! :)

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Be very careful. You probably want to do the opposite. Especially if you ever have aspirations of your sites being large. –  Michael Hampton May 13 '13 at 15:34
I know that but sadly it's not my call :( Thanks for the link though :) –  Happynoff May 15 '13 at 9:19

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Don't use if

server {
    server_name ~^(www\.)?(?<domain>.+)$;
    return 301 $scheme://$domain$request_uri;    

That's all ...

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Wow, I didn't know it was possible to do that oO Thanks ! –  Happynoff May 15 '13 at 9:18

Ok I found this solution:

server {
  server_name www.exemple1.com www.example2.com www.exemple3.com;
  listen 80;

  if ($http_host ~ "www.(.*)") {
    return 301 $scheme://$1$request_uri;

It works like a charm :)

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I would actually set up separate server blocks for each domain name. Using IF is generally bad and really non-performant with NGINX. –  ultraviol3tlux May 13 '13 at 17:12

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