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Hi, Kyle with Neocities here. We support custom domains for sites too!

We use an A record right now for root domains because DNS does not support root domain CNAMEs, and as a consequence have very similar problems.

The only practical way to deal with the problem is to redirect root visitors to www. If you go to google.com, you will notice that they do the same thing and redirect to www from a proxy somewhere. Our next implementation will probably do the same.




Aw, that’s a shame. :(

Thanks for your honesty! I updated the article.




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