Questions tagged [htaccess]

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Removing Some Content from website by giving 410 status code

I have some content to be permanently deleted from my website. This is a permanent deletion and I am planning to give 410 status code. I can very well return the status code in PHP page as header( "...
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Redirect 301 issue with URLs containing question marks [duplicate]

I'm trying to do some basic point to point redirects using 301 redirect 301 with a .htaccess. All is going well but there is one type of URL that is not happy. I'm trying to go from: http://www....
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How can I get rid of these outbound links slowing my YSlow score? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make my website faster and GTMetrix tells me that (among other things) these links are lowering my YSlow score due to Leverage Browser Caching not being enough. They're all third party ...
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How to stop cPanel messing with .htaccess and causing unexpected redirect

So I have many domains on one cPanel account, say filmstore.net, bookstore.com and sandwiches.org (the main domain). So I want to redirect anything.sandwiches.org to sandwiches.org, so I have the ...
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What does this code do? [closed]

I've been looking at ways to make websites more secure and in particular WordPress site and found a blog post with a few suggestions. Most of them I was already using but found this one with no ...
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Use .htaccess/SSH/Cpanel to prevent a specific part of a specific PHP script from being processed

I have a website built with MediaWiki CMS which I host on a CentOS based Apache "shared server environment" (SiteGround) in which I can partially control Apache by: .htaccess files SSH Some Cpanel ...
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How To Create An Exception, or or exclude certain files from a php-file-extension Snippet in .htaccess? this example failed

This is a .php file extension removal snippet, for displaying links online. RewriteCond %{THE_REQUEST} ^[A-Z]{3,}\s([^.]+)\.php [NC] RewriteRule ^ %1 [R,L] This is where I make an exception to ...
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Serve all pages over https not just homepage

I want to serve all of my website pages over https, but currently my htaccess only serves the homepage over https. This is the code I have in my htaccess file: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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Non-existent subdirectories of index.php do not return “404 not found”

My website usually correctly returns 404 not found errors if I enter names of documents or folders that do not exist. However, I have recently noticed something strange. The homepage of my website is ...
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How to deindex an URL with specific parameter?

While I was doing an audit of my website SEO, I found a warning for a page that is most of the time blank. Basically, this page serves for storing articles for visitors who would like to read their ...
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How can I create a dual URL system?

I'm looking for a simple trick Let's say I have a Wordpress installation and image resources in this URL http://example.com/wp-content/images/example.jpg I would like to have the possibility of ...
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.htaccess - RewriteRule for 404 and query

I am very new to this stuff. I have a website with these RewriteCond/RewriteRule directives. Options All -Indexes RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME}...
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Someone is 301 redirecting penalized websites to my website

Some is doing a negative seo attack on my site 301 redirecting toxic sites to my site, I have done research and noone online seems to have an answer, would disavowing the domain doing the 301 work or ...
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Configuring .htaccess to block every request what not image in specified folder and subfolders

I have upload folder where registered user can upload files. How to block all http requests except .png .jpg .gif to upload folder and all sub-folders? Other than upload should not be affected. It ...
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Use .htaccess to prevent image hotlinking except for Google, Bing, Yahoo, and Facebook [duplicate]

Can anyone create a .htaccess hotlinking rule for me allowing Google all domains (.com, co.uk, co.in, .au etc.) + bing.com + yahoo.com + facebook.com I would do it using online hotlink htaccess ...
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How do I create clean URLs such that what is currently in a parameter goes in the path?

My url is http://localhost/store/product-detail.php?p=prod%name%test i want it to look like this http://localhost/store/prod-name-test or something like this as other stores do http://localhost/store/...
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How to prevent hotlinking for specific domains using .htaccess?

I'm being heavily spammed by image scraper sites. There are more than 150+ domains targeting my images & sending spammed links to my site. I just want to prevent hotlinking from them. I just want ...
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Need 410 error code for htaccess on Joomla site for a limited number of pages

I have a Joomla 3.9.13 site, using Gantry 5.4.31. I have a limited number of articles I want to remove from my site, and instead of returning a 404 error I want to return a 410 error. I am not a ...
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How to set up htaccess to redirect all URLS to new domain main page (no path)? [duplicate]

So I have domain http://example.com. I want to setup htaccess to redirect all of these variations http://www.example.com http://example.com https://example.com/111 http://example.com/222 ... ...
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How to set up htaccess to redirect all URLS to new domain?

So I have domain http://example.com. I want to setup htaccess to redirect all of these variations http://www.example.com http://example.com https://example.com/111 http://example.com/222 ... ...
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Link from a Wordpress page to a password protected non-Wordpress page on a subdirectory

I have a Wordpress site which contains a link to a non-WordPress (i.e. pure Html) page sitting on a subdirectory of the same domain. It all works fine at the moment but now I wish to password protect ...
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Google Sites: 301 Redirect broken links to the home page

Several months ago, I migrated my domain from GoDaddy to Google Domains and now use Google Sites. Several broken links from the old GoDaddy webpage highly ranked on Google Search persist. I would ...
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Redirect 404 Sub Directories to the equivalent sub-domain

We're moving thousands of sub directories, to a sub domain. The exact same slug, but its a sub domain now. All of these sub directories are going to cause a 404. Using htaccess, how can I take the ...
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Cloudflare + Forced SSL + auth on directory

I hope I'm asking in the right area. Here's what I have. Apache 2.4.18 on Ubuntu 16.04 server. I have my main website in a vhost, call it domain.com. This is proxied through CloudFlare. I also ...
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How do I redirect thousands of WordPress URLs to a subdirectory?

I have a WordPress website and it has almost 22,000 blog posts. It has been running with good SEO for the past 6 years. The contents are scattered in almost all social media and backlinked in a lot ...
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htaccess rewriterule not working for old urls for site rebuild

I am struggling to get the rewrite rules working in .htaccess for search links on a property rental website I am working on. The old links are like this: example.com/index.php?proptype=Villa&...
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Use .htaccess to remove a directory and .php extension from the URL

I am running a Wordpress website, but I have some folders not related to the wordpress CMS, but in the same directory where all Wordpress folders are. The .htaccess in root WP folder has its standard ...
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How redirect directly to the final domain URL rather than a chain through variations of `www` and `https`?

When I type example.com in the URL it first redirects to http://example.com then to https://example.com and finally to the https://www.example.com (the original address). Why doesn't it straight away ...
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htaccess redirect each CSS URL to another CSS file

I want to redirect every URL which ends with .css to a specific CSS file. This is because we are using Mouseflow for analysis and sometimes we generate a new CSS file. Mouseflow is then trying to ...
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Deny access to all PHP files using FilesMatch, but make an exception for one file

Currently, using htaccess I am denying access to any PHP file in a directory, but not the JS, PNG, CSS files in the same directory. <FilesMatch "\.php$"> Order deny,allow Deny from all </...
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Redirecting index.html to root + folder index.html to root folder? (multilingual)

I have example.com page. I want a homepage without index.html (example.com/index.html -> example.com) RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^index\.html$ / [R=301,L] RewriteRule ^(.*)/index\.html$ /$1/ [R=301,...
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Redirect hundreds of subdomains to the main domain with path forwarding, use .htaccess?

I want to redirect from a subdomain to domain along with URL path forwarding. Example: abc.example.com/products.html TO another.example/products.html The trailing URL should be preserved. We ...
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.htaccess, redirect all to bye.php, even with more slashes, with exception

I need, in .htaccess, redirect all behind domain, but even with more slashes and with slash or no slash at the end, but with one exception. For example example.com/all/sites/should/redirect/to/one/...
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Block/allow access to certain PHP pages

I have a number of PHP scripts that are meant to be included into other PHP scripts, but otherwise should not be directly accessible to anyone via a Web browser. How do I block people from accessing ...
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PDF files still indexed when X-Robots-Tag noindex set in .htaccess

I am trying to analyse the .htaccess file of a website, specifically the following piece of code: <FilesMatch ".pdf$"> <IfModule mod_headers.c> Header set X-Robots-Tag "noindex, noarchive,...
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htaccess redirect based on referrer URL string

I have a 3rd party who POST's to a specific page on my website. They post a file and my site does some wizardry with the contents of that file. The request URL would be for example https://example....
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subdirectory htaccess url rewrites

I have a project with this skimmed structure: -proj -----pages ---------example -------------pages -------------.htaccess ---------.htaccess I managed to get it working so that all url's go to /...
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Why doesn't my .htaccess file redirect my old WordPress permalink structure?

About 9 months ago i changed my permalink structure in WordPress from the domain.com/year/month/article-name format to the domain.com/article-name one. I hired someone to do the rewrite rules for ...
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WP Apache .htaccess redirect .com traffic to .co.uk Issue

I have a website I am looking to redirect .com traffic to .co.uk. For the moment, when I navigate to https://example.com, it redirects to https://www.example.co.uk and displays as such in the address ...
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Using htaccess to force HTTPS doesn't work

NEW EDIT 28/oct/19 → I edited the .htaccess file as you said AddHandler x-mapp-php5.5 .php # HTTP to HTTPS redirect RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule (.*) https://www.bebechan.net/$1 [R=301,...
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Redirected to www, but Google is indexing no-www without snippets, should I use noindex instead?

I started my blog a month ago and was using non www version for my website. Then, I recently decided to stick to www.example.com version. So I changed it and Google has indexed the www version ...
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.htaccess HTTPS fowarding still redirecting to a folder which I have removed from the rule

I have the following simple code in my .htaccess file in order to forward my domain to the HTTPS version of the website: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://...
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check if Url contains special character like #

I have site setup in wordpress as root folder like /wordpress and one angular site setup in sub folder /wordpress/angular. Currently if user visits url like mydomain.com/wordpress/sample-page, it ...
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Forcing all requests to HTTPS vs not forcing all requests

I'm not new to cleaning up mixed content errors after switching from http to https and I'm not new to working with the htaccess file but I am new to actually implementing the rules for http to https ...
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Redirect all aspx in a subdirectory to new location

How can I redirect: http://example.com/subdir/a.aspx http://example.com/subdir/b.aspx http://example.com/subdir/c.aspx ... to: http://example.com/subdir/ with .htaccess please? Note, I have these ...
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Problem opening files with encoded filenames

I have a website where users can upload files, if they upload a file with a special character in the filename, the filename will be encoded (for example: iordănescu.pdf will become iord%C4%83nescu.pdf)...
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Deny Multiple Spammy Domains via htaccess

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http(s)?://([^.]+\.)*tumblr\.com [NC,OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http(s)?://([^.]+\.)*nometoqueslashelveticas\.com [NC,...
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htaccess conflicts

The issue that I'm currently forced to handle is related to a folder structure URL being redirected to the same folder structure URL but with a different string. So page-a used to exist but that ...
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How to configure .htaccess to rewrite all requests into a folder, except a list of exceptions

I have an established website with some legacy folders I would like to keep. https://example.com/.well-known/ https://example.com/Music/ https://example.com/Rutabagas/ I've also installed ...
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Reorder parts of URL path to put date together using .htaccess redirects

old permalink: https://www.example.com/2019/cat/subcat/10/25/post-name/amp/ new permalink: https://www.example.com/2019/10/25/cat/subcat/post-name/amp/ How can I redirectmatch the old format to ...