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Is it better to redirect root to www or www to root?

The www. prefix is a remnant from the glorious old 90s when you had a single machine for each service, like FTP, WWW, SMTP etc. and had to use a separate hostname for each one. The apex/bare domain ...
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Is it better to redirect root to www or www to root?

You can only have a single A and/or AAAA record at the apex/null/bare domain. That's rather restrictive (you can't do RR-DNS, geo-aware DNS becomes tricky). Since modern browsers will automatically ...
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