mod_rewrite is a URL rewriting module for the Apache web server. It is commonly used for so-called "pretty" URLs because of its ability to redirect on the server side (transparent to clients and their browsers), but also provides the power and flexibility to perform various request handling tasks ...

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stopping accessibility of internal script files via mod_rewrite

Turns out after researching, one site found duplicate content on my website. The reason is because the unfriendly php file that friendly URLs link to was apparently discovered by a robot and then got ...
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Using mod_rewrite to force users to use our caching proxy

During a recent audit we became aware of several users who have not set their DNS records to correctly point to our name servers. Since we don't control the domain names of our users directly, we're ...
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Apache htaccess - modify query string with mod_rewrite

I've recently changed scripting on my website, and this has resulted in a few 404 errors as some very old queries are no longer being redirected correctly. I've been trying to create a rewrite rule ...
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Efficient use of 301 for large redirect map

EDIT: As requested below, this is the entire ruleset for one product (obsolete now, as I should be able to consolidate these into ONE simple rule that looks for the productID#): RewriteRule ...
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What is the IIS equivalent of a rewrite rule that sends all requests to a PHP file?

I've always used Apache for all my web development work and I'm struggling to get my head around IIS. I've got an API that re-routes all requests to one particular file: 'api.php', how would I do the ...
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URL rewrite from www.domain.com/sudirectory to http://domain.com/subdirectory

I need a solution for the following problem: I use a CMS and want the backend only be available at http://domain.com/backend and not at http://www.domain.com/backend. How do I have to change my ...
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Using mod_speling with multi-level htaccess and rewriterules

We recently switched formats for managing our 301s. For the most part, everything went well, but it seems to have stopped mod_speling from working properly. Here's what we changed: old ...
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How can I get a regular expression to only match an empty string? (In a .htaccess file)

I try to make a regular expression in a .htaccess file, that matches only an empty string. I have tried many things, but it seems like it’s impossible. For example, I tried ^$, but it's looking for ...
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Bypass all rules and redirect internally to another folder/file

In Apache config file, there are some rules defines like below: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteRule ^(Category)/([^/]+)/(.+)$ index.php?module=$1&id=$2&action=$3 [B,L,QSA] ...
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Redirecting domain to subfolder, one hosting account, avoid redirect loop. masking?

I have two domains (here are the actual domain names for simplicity): snapstarr.com fuselog.net I have one hosting account with GoDaddy, for the two domains. the primary domain is snapstarr.com. I ...
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How to mod_rewrite url with subdomain and change extension

I need to change the pattern of my url from the normal path into a subdomain. I tried write the .htaccess but it's not work. http://hello.com/sos/article.php?id=1&title=this-is-a-title.php From ...
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IP-based redirection using mod_rewrite

I'm running a small VPN server where each user has his own static IP. I set up an Apache server in order to host files for each of them and instead of using a new registration system, I wanted to take ...
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htaccess condition if the first subfolder exists

I believe I want to know how to detect whether the first subdirectory in a request is valid. I am wanting to deploy several different versions of the same web application into different directories ...
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Returning 404 error after using RewriteRule on localhost

I would like to use localhost/projects/project1/page/x instead of localhost/projects/project1/index.php?page=x. But after I had redirected the URL in .htaccess using RewriteRule, it returned my 404 ...
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What rewrite rule would show the 410 (gone) status for removed forum URLs?

I have removed a forum system from my CMS and now I want to return an 410 status code whenever a search engine visits the former posts. I know that I have to use a number of Rewrite Rules to do the ...
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What is .htaccess rewrite rule for humans.txt in the query string?

From http://www.allthingsdemocrat.com/block-bad-bots-in-htaccess.txt: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} http\:\/\/www\.google\.com\/humans\.txt\? [NC] RewriteRule .* - [F,L] ...
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Remove .php and id from URL and replace with slash

I have tried lots of URL rewrite rules in .htaccess but I am stuck now. I have to change this URL: products.php?id=31 to products/31 I have used: Options +FollowSymLinks -MultiViews ...
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mod_rewrite cause errors in apache error.log

In Opencart I have enabled SEO URLS, which is working fine, unless that I see errors in apache log: [Thu Apr 16 22:53:38 2015] [error] [client xy] File does not exist: ...
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htaccess rewrite ignore 2 strings

I have the following rewrite rule to rewrite my old to new URLs: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/activity.*$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)/([0-9]+)/$ /$1/S$2/ [R=301,L] It must also ignore /members, not ...
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Is this a valid redirect-rule return http 301?

I am relaunching a website with over 10'000 pages, must adapt URL a tiny bit and need to be sure my redirect-rules are correct. I simply need to add a "S" before the ID of that particular URL. So ...
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How to eliminate /wiki/ directory in rewrite rule on a site dedicated for a wiki

I have set up a subdomain of my site (for the purposes of this question I'll call it wiki.example.com), installed a wiki there, and set up URL rewrite according to the article on MediaWiki's website ...
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Redirect query string URL via .htaccess

I am trying to redirect all query strings to a new URL. Search query example www.example.com/?s=cars to resolve to www.example.com/?search_gcse/?q=cars ("cars" is just an example). What is the ...
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Httpd not rewriting !hostname to hostname [duplicate]

Simple: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:443/80 --> https://login.example.com One site, one hostname, one server. So I've done this in the main httpd.conf to avoid virtualhost manips: <Location /> ...
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Problems with apache rewrite

I am running tomcat on centos6. I'm trying to configure Apache as a front end to tomcat so I could access: help-test.example.com:8080/4-3/help help-test.example.com:8080/4-2/help ...
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How do I make SEO friendly URLs from my PHP pages?

I'm pretty new to this and was wondering how to turn my site URLs into SEO friendly URLs using .htaccess and mod_rewrite? My URLs take the form mydomain.com/index.php?pid=1&pagename=Some Page I ...
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Hiding folders inside root folder using htaccess

In my server I have the following folder structure and I want to display each folder project link without the folder name. How can I do this? Root Folder -> Subfolder1 -> Project folder ...
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Trying to add cache header to 301 pages made by ModRewrite

I have several URLs on my website that get redirected to other URLs using Mod-Rewrite. For example: RewriteRule ^section$ /newsection [NC,L,R=301] The above rule redirects ...
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Redirect a subdirectory to the main domain in htaccess

I have the folowing structure: www.example.com - DE version www.example.com/de - DE version www.example.com/en - EN version I want to be like that: www.example.com - DE version ...
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Using mod_rewrite to set cookie and modify domain name

I have two editions of a website. The mobile and desktop version. All desktop sections of the website have normal urls and mobile sections have subdomain urls suffixed with the word mobile. Example: ...
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Minimalist RewriteRules but access directories, error pages, etc statically

I am fairly experienced with PHP, but am new to Python. I am generally familiar with mod_rewrite, though I still get mystified by it very often. I am now trying to write a new Python web application ...
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Using .htaccess rewrite rule that doesn't run for specific folders and files

I want to create a .htaccess file that reads index/somepage as index.php?q=somepage. This is how far I got: Options -MultiViews RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} ...
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How to allow access to subdirectory in website using htaccess?

I am wanting to create a seperate directory for my analytics program to function. My website is www.loosebruce.co.uk and I want my directory to be accessible as www.loosebruce.co.uk/analytics The ...
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How can I change rewrite base using .htaccess, from my root directory to a folder?

My issue here is that I have a folder called "project" on my server, for a cms that I use. However when I click on a link in that file for example about.html, it loads a file outside the folder on the ...
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Mod-Rewrite content negotiation for mixed Accept header?

I am configuring a lightweight content negotiation mechanism using Apaches's Mod-Rewrite. The configuration should deliver several different data representations (for instance, HTML, XML, RDF/XML, and ...
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Convertion of htaccess rewrite rule to nginx [closed]

Through searching the internet with "converting htaccess to nginx rule" I came up with anilcetin and winginx .htaccess to nginx converter which I doubt it doesn't correctly output what I need. Which ...
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Configuring subdomain on Apache2 as an alias for subfolder [closed]

If I try to access my ownCloud service under home.example.com/owncloud/ it's working. I'm able to set the mod_rewrite rule to access the same service under cloud.example.com which is a CNAME for ...
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Hiding and redirecting extensions on my webpage [duplicate]

I want to hide extensions on my webpage using the .htaccess file. I have managed to do it by using this code; RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^([^\.]+)$ $1.php ...
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htaccess execution order and priority

Can anyone explain to me in what order apache executes .htaccess files residing in different levels of the same path and how the rewrite rules therein are prioritized? For example, why doesn't the ...
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How to add the ‘www’ prefix to my domain

I am trying to add www to my domain. I have the custom PHPcode on live server. I have workout GoDaddy forward options also but still my domain not forward. I have a site designed in Core PHPand was ...
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When a mod_rewrite redirect is in place, do absent <img>s still cost more server time than present <img>s?

I have a series of webpages in which the <html> refers to: <img src="img1.png" [...] /> <img src="img2.png" [...] /> <img src="img3.png" [...] /> After I realised that ...
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RewriteRule /change-email.htm?e=someone@somewhere.com&h=xxxxxx

I need to rewrite URL's of this form: /change-email.htm?e=someone@somewhere.com&h=xxxxxx to: /change-email/?e=someone@somewhere.com&h=xxxxx I've done this in my .htaccess: RewriteCond ...
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Redirect non-www to www while preserving protocol

I am aware of the fact that there are tons of questions in this section and in server fault dealing with re-directions from non-www to www URLs. But I couldn't find one dealing with this issue while ...
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Using Mod_Rewrite To Block Referrer Based On Domain Extenstion?

I've been in web development for several years now (I'm a student web designer), and recently, I've begun to experiment with mod_rewrite for things like URL shortening. I was wondering, is it ...
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Remove folder name from rewritten URLs

Consider this URL: http://example.com/gallery/20141111-some-title In this URL I want to hide gallery/: http://example.com/20141111-some-title How can I achieve this using mod_rewrite? I used ...
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Can Apache .htaccess convert the percent-encoding in encoded URIs from Win-1252 to UTF-8?

I want to add a directive in my .htaccess, such that if the browser is pointed at a URI containing %E4 (ä) - or any other special character - the .htaccess automatically rewrites %E4 (ä) as %C3%A4 ...
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How can I pass optional URL parameters through my rewrite rule?

I created a CMS that identifies if the GET value of url is defined, and if it is, it returns the html contents of the page from the frontend template on index.php. This ideally is to make a templating ...
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Remove trailing slash and index.html in .htaccess

I seem to be stuck here trying to figure out how to redirect the following scenarios: /foo/index.html -> /foo (remove trailing slash, index.html as 301) /foo/ -> /foo (remove ...
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How use a canonical link tag in a dynamic page?

<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.example.com/category/subcategory/example-product/product-id" /> I have a whole bunch of query string URLs (company products) that I have rewritten to ...
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Forbid users from accessing a long URL while allowing access to a shorter one with mod_rewrite

I'm trying to block the following URL: www.example.com/Ayurveda/article/guna/alkalizing/contains/non-vegan/experience/relieves-burning But I want to allow: ...