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How can I write a .htaccess mod_rewrite rule to redirect all traffic to a specific subfolder to a different subdomain, but include all the trailing URI and url structure and in a SEO friendly way.





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You can put this into the root's .htaccess:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule ^photogallery/(.*)$ http://photos.site.com/$1 [L,R=301,QSA]
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Works great! thanks –  Daniel S Jun 9 '11 at 18:47
I just killed a phpbb site and used this to redirect to a static html page. RewriteRule ^view* http://www.wsmcbbs.info/index.html [L,R=301,QSA] –  Chris K Jan 3 '14 at 2:19

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