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I have a multisite setup where I have a mix of custom domains and subdomains of the primary site. The majority of my custom domains automatically redirect from www to non www but I have one client that wants it to work the other way, i.e. you type somedomain.com and it redirects to to www.somedomain.com.

I've tried the mu-domain-mapping plugin which made me remove the COOKIE_DOMAIN constant, removing that prevented custom domains being able to log in (they got a cookies not enabled error).

Is there a way to do this natively in WordPress multisite?

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You could try a rewrite rule just for his domain

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.somedomain\.com [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.%{HTTP_HOST}/$1 [R=301,L]

updated my answer because I misread the question.

  • I would rather not use .htaccess if possible. Also, I think this would be the rule: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^somdomain.com RewriteRule (.*) https://www.somdomain.com/$1 [R=301,L] – greg Apr 30 '18 at 20:55
  • @greg Do you have access to Apache virtual hosts? Those are the best ways. A PHP redirect will be a hack method. You could update the config in WordPress admin. namecheap.simplekb.com//SiteContents/… – Orlando P. Apr 30 '18 at 20:55

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