- Sep 2, 2009
Worth noting that XF has an option to "Enable board URL canonicalization". With that enabled, visitors who reach the forum on any of the URL variants noted above, will get redirected to your actual configured "Board URL" automatically.
Of course it can be done with some fairly basic server-side redirects too. Either way, you should do it to ensure a consistent experience for your users and avoid potential complications with search engines crawling all variants of the URLs independently.
I might be a bit naive, but I thought the prefix to the board (the www. or http://) isn't considered hardly at all and it's more like *.theadminzone.com
Or is my understanding wrong?