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Directory-level configuration file found mostly on Apache web servers

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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 ...
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Does it hurt to have multiple .htaccess_backup files?

Today I saw .htaccess_backup files in my file manager. Does it affect SEO or something else? Should I delete all the .htaccess_backup files or does it not matter?
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Block ip range using htaccess

I'm looking for a good way to block an entire IP range using htaccess. The problem I'm having is that the block I need to ban is 100 IP ranges big. From a programmers perspective it should be easily ...
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What is the Cloudflare equivalent of these two .htaccess redirect rules?

I usually set up my sites to rewrite URLs in the following cases: All http traffic is redirected to https (and www), with a 301 All non-www traffic is redirected to www (and https), with a 301 In ....
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.htaccess to redirect subdirectory to its own domain name

I have for example 2 domain names gl.example that points to /public_html/ (which has subfolder /public_html/tlf/) and tlf.example that points to the subfolder /public_html/tlf/ How do I redirect so ...
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wordpress multisite htaccess redirect site to TWO subsites

EDITED: I've split a website into two subsites in a multisite enviroment. The old site was moved to a subsite, and renamed old.mysite.example. This will be faced out at some point. During ...
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www to non-www 301 redirect doesn't work

I am redirecting 301 in cpanel www to non-www (naked domain) and the code Cpanel redirect generates doesn't do anything when www to non-www is set. Server Type: (Litespeed Server, domain has "Let's ...
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Use .htaccess to redirect to add .txt extension

I have a .txt file on my hosting and would like to redirect to it if somebody enters an specific website within their browser, e.g. example.com/webpage --> redirects to --> example.com/...
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Google Could Not Fetch Sitemap

Sitemaps are necessary part of our web work, and we need them to get more "Google love". But for the past one month or so, I have not been able to submit sitemaps on Google search console. I used ...
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How to rewrite using .htacess when there is a ? (question mark) at the beginning of the URL?

Many JS functions on my site are sending Ajax request to /?something=3213214 but I need to redirect them to /something=3213214 When I do: RewriteRule ^test/(.*) /$1 [R] It does redirect /test/...
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Bad route appended to URL when redirecting from http to https

I have a WordPress site hosted on OVH and I'm having issues when redirecting from http to https. http://www.example.com redirects nicely to https://www.example.com https://www.example.com redirects ...
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How can I use the .htaccess file to redirect all web requests to a subfolder with SSL also?

OK, I have a basic php website (non WordPress) that I just moved from GoDaddy to Nixihost. By default, the root website gets put in the root web folder /public_html - however instead I wanted the root ...
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I can't run 2 or more url rewriting rules at once

I was trying to shorten the URL more, but I was removing .php file extension from the URLs using URL rewriting too. I can't run both at the same time. Removing the extensions and trying to shorten ...
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How to block user agent using htacces? [closed]

i have seen lots of answers but everyone mentions converting user agent into regex format. I dont know how to do. Please help me create htaccess rules to block the user agents below. Anyone can help ...
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How to fix .htaccess error? Keeps asking for authentication

I'm setting up basic http authentication for my subdomain dev Laravel site with .htaccess and .htpasswd. First, I created my .htpasswd user and password by command htpasswd -bc .htpasswd admin ...
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Add Expires headers in GTmetrix

When I test the performance of my website via GTmetrix.com it says that there are 2 static components without a far-future expiration date. and listed below links. https://www.googletagmanager.com/...
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How do I add the an expires header for external URL components as suggested by GTmetrix and YSlow?

I am trying to decrease the loading time of my website which is hosted in Bluehost. So when I check the performance scores via GTmetrix under YSlow section it mention to "Add expire headers" for four ...
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Does the meta tag no-referrer affect the way htaccess redirects and hot-link prevention process?

Update Now that I know what I didn't know when I posted this question, this questions looks pretty stupid. The answer is no, the no-referrer meta tag does not affect the way htaccess redirects. ...
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How can I change URL Letters from Upper to Lower case in htaccess for a specific folder?

I'm a bit stuck, so thank you for any help! In short I'm trying to convert either of the two examples (I have mod_rewrite from the first to the second already). I only want this to apply to the ...
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Old WordPress pagination URLs still show first page of content and Google indexes some of them

We use self-hosted Wordpress and earlier we were using paginated posts in our article like. www.example.com/some-article.html www.example.com/some-article.html/2 www.example.com/some-article.html/3 ...
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Stop URL tag redirection to my homepage

I'm trying to find a way to stop tag redirections to the homepage so that https://example.com/?something stops redirecting to https://example.com. Similarly, any URL which is followed by a question ...
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Apache redirection rules for wordpress sites

I want to redirect http://www.example.com/findyourname/ to http://www.newexample.com./findyourname/ http://www.example.com is a wordpress site , so when accessing http://www.example.com/findyourname/ ...
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Researching .htaccess Syntax

In my template .htaccess file I have been copying and pasteing alot of rules and researching .htaccess for around 2 weeks in an attempt to try and better understand the syntax, different modules & ...
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Can certain pages load without “.html” extension, instead of whole site?

I set up my website so that all pages load without the .html extension, using the following code in the .htaccess file: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d ...
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Redirect root to subdirectory of current year if this exists, otherwise to a previous year that does exist

This kind of htaccess code is a little complex for me as I'm just beginning to understand redirects with htaccess. Could someone help me with this? Thanks in advanced.
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rel canonical for http and https

For some reason I need to keep both http and https versions of my site. I am using wordpress. Can I add a rel=canonical for https version through the .htaccess? What is the easiest way to avoid ...
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Considering changing URL structure from example.com/page?id=1 to example.com/1/keywords but wondering what SEO impact is

Currently our website has a variety of community generated content that is under the URL structure of example.com/page?id=1. Some of these pages rank quite well on Google due to a combination of ...
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How to redirect all requests to HTTPS with SEO friendly URL using Apache?

First of all, I would like to leave remove www and redirect all request to HTTPS like this: RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\. [NC] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(?:www\.)?(.+)$...
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Issues with redirect rules to redirect all URLs except one page

I need to add following Apache redirect rules to .htaccess: http://www.example.com to be redirected to http://www.onemoreexample.com but http://www.example.com/support should not be redirected. To ...
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How can I resolve htaccess causing social media bots to see 404 response even though the page displays correctly?

I use the below htaccess code which appears to function correctly to rewrite URLS, however when a page is shared to social networks or scanned by bots like AHREFs, they all return 404 yet the pages at ...
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Rewrite rule to give 410 Gone for a specific URL doesn't work

I'm French. A week ago, my website was hacked with the old version (http). The hack created 404 spams and I want to ensure they have "410 Gone" status. My problem on the site is: https://www.example....
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How to Redirect all subdirectory pages to another?

Due to duplicate content issue, I want to redirect all pages of /articles/* to newly created sub directory /article/*. How do I redirect all pages of /articles to /article using .htaccess file?