Apache .htaccess trim www. prefix from domain name

Because I have to look this up from time to time, a note to myself: Add the contents below to your .htaccess to have Apache trim the www. prefix from URLs while preserving the rest of the URL (domain name, querystring, etc).

RewriteEngine On

# Trim www prefix
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.(.+)$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^ https://%1%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L]

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