Why content delivery networks often require a www. redirect?
Why do Content Delivery Networks are often developed in such a way that they would require adding a Cname value such as
I ask this after switching from one CDN (Cloudflare) to another (Namecheap) and coming across the same pattern of the need to add
www. before the domain;
I don't really care from that, it's just that four redirects
http → https → httpsWITHOUTwww → httpsWITHwww can make websites load somewhat slower, especially on shared hosting environments, even with traffics of 100 or 1,000 unique IP visits per month, and that's somewhat misses the very purpose of CDNs, so why?