Directory-level configuration file found mostly on Apache web servers

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How to Do htaccess 301 Redirect from Old Filename Pattern to New Filename Pattern?

I have a bunch of old files prefixed with "old-" (e.g. "old-abcde.php"). I need an htaccess rule to set up a 301 redirect so that any request for a file starting with "old-" goes to its corresponding ...
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Link to pages on site without .html extension appearing in browser?

I've modified my .htaccess file to allow access to html files without having to include the extension on the end, for example: www.mysite.com/document directs to www.mysite.com/document.html ...
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Removing .html and index.html from URL

I'm having some problems trying to Remove the .html extension from URLs Removing 'index.html' from an URL 1) To remove the extension I have tried using this in my htaccess file. RewriteEngine on ...
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Help with URL Rewrite

I have a page that selects some info from a database and displays it with a link to a second page that uses the result to query the database, something like this: $sel=mysql_query("select id, title ...
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getting 500 intenal error when setting 301 redirect using .htaccess

I am trying to use a 301 redirect to direct users and bots to my new site but when I put the .htaccess live i keep getting a 500 internal error shown. The site is actually a subdomain which i want ...
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Redirecting IP address to domain address

Google has indexed the IP address of my site rather than the domain, so now I'm trying to set up a 301 redirect that will redirect the IP address and all subsequent pages to the domain. I currently ...
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Subdomain Is Redirected and Causing an Error Because www. is Added

On my site, say example.com, if I try to access test.example.com, Firefox automatically adds www. to test.example.com, making it www.test.example.com, which causes an error. However, if I visit a site ...
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Will rewriting your .htaccess to 404 to return search results from your site negatively effect your ranking in Google?

Depending on the type of site that you are running, it may or may not be advantageous to display search results instead of a 404 page, when someone visits a non-existent page on your site. I believe ...
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.htaccess and gzip compression

i have question about GZIP compression, actualy my wordpress website doesn't have .htaccess to be able to use that feature, so can i create .htaccess file only for gzip, it won't change anything on ...
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Exclude a sub directory in a protected directory

I need to exclude protection on one of the folder inside a protected directory with .htaccess I put .htaccess in here: /home/mysite/public_html/new/administrator/.htaccess The directory need to ...
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PHP URL Shortening/Re-Writing

I'm looking to shorten some links, by re-directing. I'm wondering what the best way to do this is: I have files at www.mysite.com/qr/quicklinks/User/ but I'm wondering if it's possible to somehow make ...
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Redirecting requests for .html pages in subdirectories to the same page in root with .htaccess

I am porting a site from an old version of a CMS to a newer version which has different page addressing techniques. I'm unfortunately not very good with htaccess at all. ...
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When using Mod_rewrite does google bot see the original url or the rewritten url?

If i use the bellow code in my .htacess file would google bot (or any other search spiders) see the example.tumblr.com url or would they see the same url as the user ie. example.co.uk/blog ? ...
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Need to sanity-check my .htaccess, especially Limit GET POST line for Google repellent

I need a sanity check on this .htaccess (from a WordPress site) I inherited from a 5 month+ old site. What's the symptom? Google + Bing crawl, but don't index any of the pages. Let me be clear: I'm ...
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.htaccess rewrite , parked domain on another site to read the proper domain name

I have a parked domain example.co.uk on another domain name web-space in a folder and need to rewrite the domain name in the browser URL as it currently shows the other domain name while browsing and ...
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Block access to robots.txt file .htaccess

I read in this forum that this .htaccess code should block access to the robot.txt file: RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^Mozilla RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !(Slurp|surfsafely) RewriteRule ...
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htaccess 301 redirect help needed(removing GET parameters)

Due to some issues in my site many pages are visible as duplicate using : www.example.com/page.html?task=view but it's content is exactly same as www.example.com/page.html. One way is to use http 301 ...
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Proper caching method with .htaccess [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: .htaccess and browser caching There are a lot of snippets that enable caching on a website and I don't know which one should I use. The most popular is something like ...
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Redirecting subdomain to root index.php

I am new to this. Here is the situation and I'm wondering if someone can suggest the best solution to it: I have a domain www.mydomain.com where I have a Magento website running, we are in ...
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Is redirecting mydomain.eu & mydomain.net to mydomain.com using .htaccess spammy?

A client has asked me to develop their site - they already own 3 domains, mydomain.eu, .net and .com. They want all the traffic from .eu and .net to redirect to .com. I've explained to them that it ...
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Redirect everything from old domain to new domain

I need to (permanent) redirect all of the following: www.domain.com www.domain.com/folder sub.domain.com sub.domain.com/folder Basically all URLS that are reachable without being intended to: ...
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Tell apache to point to a subfolder as default starting point for public

What would be the different methods of telling Apache to serve up httpdocs/public instead of httpdocs as the default starting point? I want to be able to have my includes and logs directories behind ...
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possible to use an IP derived from Dynamic DNS in htaccess IP allow/deny commands?

On a website I manage, I want to use an .htaccess file to allow access to a certain administrative directory only from my home IP address, which is dynamically assigned by my ISP and therefore changes ...
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Best way to protect public facing development environments?

We're in the process of setting up individualized dev environments for our developers. All of our developers are remote and we don't have a VPN or anything to bring this in house. But here's the ...
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Need to Stop Bots from Killing my Webserver

I am having EXTREME bot problems on the some of my websites within my hosting account. The bots utilize over 98% of my CPU resources and 99% of my bandwidth for my entire hosting account. These bots ...
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How to set suhosin.post.max_vars in a htaccess file

I need to add this values to my htaccess: suhosin.request.max_vars = 8000 suhosin.post.max_vars = 8000 If I just add them like that I get an Internal Server Error Which is the right way to ...
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.htaccess Redirect Old Threads

I have moved to mybb to vanilla and want to redirect old threads to the new format, so the indexed threads on google aren't lost. The old format is showthread.php?tid=3003 Whereas the new ...
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Redirecting a subdomain to an HTTPS website

I need to redirect a subdomain on my website to a third party HTTPS website. We have our website hosted on GoDaddy and I tried their subdomain forwarding mechanism but that didn't work. That's when I ...
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mod_rewrite for directories

One of our developers who built the framework that our website uses is no longer with us and I appear to have a stack of issues across the site currently, one being URL rewriting across the site. ...
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.htaccess: allow from - using dynamic IP - defining the static portion of my IP?

I'm looking to secure my phpMyAdmin dir from being accessed from other IPs than my own, albeit dynamic IP, let's say it is 191.164.1.xxx (xxx = being dynamic numbers). Referring to the Apache ...
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How do I 301 redirect from the root folder to a sub folder while keeping the rest of the URL string intact

When I first launched my site, it I had MediaWiki in the root and a wordpress blog in a subfolder, /blog/. After a while spammers took over the MediaWiki site and I had to remove it. The problem is I ...
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301 Redirect exception vs. Script new connection to DB

I'll get right to it because this will be long. I've built a WordPress site for a client on a new domain name and 301 redirected his 3 other domains to point to it. Then, I learn that he has a ...
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zlib compression issues

I'm having some issues running zlib compression on my site .. Firstly if I enable zlib compression in .htaccess using: php_value output_handler ob_gzhandler then I receive thousands of lines of the ...
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Redirecting a .co domain to a .co.uk with masking

This is my first post here, so be gentle... A friend wanted a website and paid for one to be set up. For reasons unknown to me he ended up with hissite.co rather than hissite.co.uk, which is what ...
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Google sitemap access error, something to do with .htaccess redirect from http://www. to http://

I recently updated the htaccess of my site to redirect from http://www. to http://. It all works fine but now I've made some changes to my site and uploaded a new sitemap.xml to google webmaster. I'm ...
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.htaccess 301 Redirect Hash Tag Redirect

How do I do a .htaccess redirect that has a hash tag in it? Example Source: domain.com/#/subdir Target: newdomain.com/whatever/something Everything I've tried ignores the hash tag and either ...
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Restrict direct folder access via .htaccess except via specific links

I want to restrict access to a folder on my server so that visitors may only access the contents (a web application) via links in the same domain. Can I do this using .htaccess? To be clear, I simply ...
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.htaccess and browser caching

I ran across these suggested htaccess edits. Is this a good practice? Is this something I should implement on my wordpress site?: <IfModule mod_expires.c> ExpiresActive On ExpiresByType ...
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Htaccess - Rewrite png to php file

I currently use trans.png.php?id=1&campaign=test to track my newsletter campaigns. I want to use trans.png instead as it's the src of an img tag. How can i do this in htaccess? Also is there any ...
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How to write a generic .htaccess file rule, regarding RewriteBase

The following rule in my .htaccess works just fine for routing calls to index.php: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php [QSA,L] However, this does not ...
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Strange links appearing in 404 logs

I've recently been going through our 404 logs and we have a number of urls which look like this turning up:- ...
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Links don't work on new server

I've recently moved from server with php4 to php5. Now I cant open content in my page. Links look like this "page.com/news-it-is-rainy-day-1.html". But when I try to open link I just get the archive ...
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Website .htaccess file for Wordpress sub folder

I developed a Flash website for a client and added the following .htaccess file in the root directory and the non-www to www redirect works perfectly. RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ...
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Can .htaccess slow down a site?

I'm working with a client on an e-commerce website. I implemented clean URLs using .htaccess. I also used .htaccess to solve canonical issues such as redirecting www to non-www and removing index.php ...
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htaccess preventing sqlite database being downloaded

I have a VPS, running apache2 on Debian 6. Created a file called .htaccess on the web root, which included: <Files ~ "\.db$"> Order allow,deny Deny from all </Files> ...
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htaccess and htpasswd trouble

This is the first time that I have ever tried working with .htpasswd and .htaccess files, so please point out my childish works. I have my apache document root set to /www/ on my debian server. ...
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.htaccess - lose the file .html extension

I'm having a bad .htaccess day! I want a user to be able to type the URL mysite.com/about instead of mysite.com/about.html On .htaccess file I have: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond ...
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RewriteRule working local but not on remote server

I have a .htaccess file with one simple RewriteRule: RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^([A-Za-z0-9-]+)$ ?site=$1 I want to have an url like http://www.example.com/imprint and forward it to ...
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Full password not required to access password protected directory?

I password protected a directory in cPanel. When I went to access the page in my browser, I accidentally hit backspace on the password before I hit enter. Surprisingly, the page still loaded. I played ...
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Having mod_rewrite not rewrite requests for a particular directory

I have many forward rules written in my .htaccess file. However, for the requests to a certain directory and its subdirectory, say wordpress, I don't want to use the forward rules. RewriteEngine On ...