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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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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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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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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RewriteBase has to change when using UserDir

I have setup our Apache server to use UserDir This mean our urls are: http://dev.server.com/~username/drupal/html/ Before our URLS were: http://dev.server.com/drupal/html/ In the 2nd case I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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URL rewrite issue with cakephp

I am using cakephp framework 2.2.2 I want to create personalize URL for user if user enter username=pragnesh then they can access my site like http://pragnesh.mylocalhost.com same as in ...
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Two stage Apache rewrite not working

I had a list of "Redirect permanent path/to/url1 http--//domain2.com/path/to/url2" rules working as a test, but when I attempted to couple them with mod_rewrite rules to catch non-matching domain1 url ...
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Clean URL using index files or mod_rewrite

Is it better to make clean URL's using index files in directories or simply using mod_rewrite rules to remove the file extensions?
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Is my .htaccess rule creating an infinite loop?

Whenever I type a made up address that includes a directory index it removes it. The problem is when the the address includes a forbidden subdirectory. It reduces itself until it hits forbidden. How ...
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optimize htaccess

I have two condition which are conflict RewriteRule ^patients/findadoctor/(.*)\.html$ subcategorydoctor.php?id=$1 [L,NC] and RewriteRule ^patients/findadoctor/(.*)\.html$ ...
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Mapping different users to folders with mod_rewrite

I'm setting up a DAV server with Apache 2.2 and would like, if at all possible, to be able to redirect a user to their own folder without having per-user URLs, if at all possible. So I point a user ...
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Apache, Rewrite Rule and Directories

I'm using the current virtual host: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@mysite ServerName example.co.uk ServerAlias www.example.co.uk DocumentRoot ...
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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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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 ...