Sitemap not showing www on URLs

Hello! I have “The SEO framework” installed on my WordPress site.

For SEO purposes, I’ve decided to use the URL with www. The problem is that on the sitemap generated by the plugin, the URLs are naked (without www).

How and where can I solve this with coding? I couldn’t find any option through the settings of the plugin


Does having the “www” matter for SEO purposes? I’d be surprised if it does. It’s mostly a historical thing, as I understand it, which is why most webservers don’t bother with it these days.

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I’m not really sure, but to make things right I would prefer to have the www on the sitemap’s URLs

In that case, your best bet is to read the documentation for the plugin you’ve installed. Maybe email the creators of the plugin directly if you can’t find what you’re looking for.

Unfortunately there are tons of plugins, and this isn’t a WordPress forum. So you’re unlikely to find anyone that has an answer for you here.


You really don’t need the www prefix.

This is coming from a time when we were running different kinds of servers like FTP servers. Today you are dealing to almost 100% with web services.

On top, in the head request to there will be a “Location”-key with the value anyway, so you don’t have to specify this in the URL.

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