Questions tagged [htaccess]

Directory-level configuration file found mostly on Apache web servers

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Duplicate content for sub domains i.e. example.com/subdomain/index.php seen the same as example.com/subdomain/ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? I have a website with some sub domain folders and seomoz is picking them up as both duplicate ...
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Is there something wrong with my .htaccess or is there something wrong server-side?

I'm using the following .htaccess file in one of my subdirectories on my server: Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteEngine on RewriteRule (.*)\.png generate.php?userid=$1 My non-production environment ...
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Effective combatting of 100's of spam links in Google Results

I have recently been the victim of this hacking exploit (blog post is for reference only and is not my site. I'm in the process of following it and cleaning up after the attack). Note the exploit at ...
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Subdomains vs folders, for multi account/users application

So, for a multi user web app, what is better: http://username.domain.com Or http://domain.com/username I would like to get feedback about security, scalability and maintenance specifically, app is ...
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mod rewrite help needed to redirect old domain to new domain

I recently switched sites from janeullah.com (which had an A dns entry pointing to janeullah.zenfolio.com) to janeullahphotography.com. I'm on Dreamhost, currently have A record on janeullah.com going ...
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Use .htaccess to rewrite requests for a PNG as a PHP GET variable

I'm REALLY bad with .htaccess files, and reading through the existing questions on SO only confuse me more (mainly because they're all situation-specific and don't exactly apply to my situation at ...
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Block images on Russian domain .ru via htaccess?

I have a WordPress website which accepts anonymous comments and images. We are receiving spam in the form of Russian porn, with images hotlinked from websites on the Russian domain .ru As we are ...
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Disable serving specific files from web directory based on hostname used

I have very specific problem and I don't even know if I am asking at right place and if it is even possible. I have two domains, lets say domain1.com and domain2.com. Both domains share same root ...
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I want to redirect anyHOST.anyTLD to www.anyHOST.anyTLD

I'm trying to find a generic enough modrewrite rule that will acomplish following: Redirect anyHost.anyTld to www.anyHost.anyTld Not mess with any other subdomains, for examle other.anyHost.anyTLD ...
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htaccess file isn't working, but did work before

I just moved from a dedicated server to a shared server to save money, but now my htaccess file doesn't work. I think its 1and1, but I'm not 100% sure. What the heck is wrong? Any ideas? The single ...
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Homemade URL shortener redirect conflicting with 301 redirects

I have a website which was originally built using classic ASP. About a year ago it was rewritten in PHP. This caused file extensions to change and some pages were moved to new locations within the ...
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Can I remove visible referer from link?

I use referer info to track which of my campaigns works the best. So instead of <a href="someweb.com">someweb</a> I have a link like <a href="http://someweb.com?utm_source=john&...
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Uses of .htaccess files [closed]

I only have a basic understanding of .htaccess files. What are some tasks that can be accomplished using them? What are good resources that would aid in learning how to use them on a more advanced ...
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Gzip compress offline?

I've configured my site to serve compressed content by putting this line in .htaccess AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml text/javascript text/css application/javascript ...
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block users by country in .htaccess

Is there a way to block users from a particular region. Currently I have compiled a list of over 100 IP addresses that I block in my .htaccess file. Unfortunately as the list grows I see a great ...
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htaccess rewrite - Associating subfolders of web root as index of domain

I've been trying to find specific information on the problem, but it all seems rather confusing or irrelevant. I have an Apache install with several subfolders with different websites. I need ...
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Propagaging Apache rules Automatically for all folders Beneath Root

my webroot folder /httpdocs folder contains a .htaccess file The first lines look like this: RewriteEngine on RewriteBase / AddDefaultCharset UTF-8 Options +FollowSymLinks -Indexes -ExecCGI # ...
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How can I work on a WordPress theme already installed in the root directory?

I have WordPress installed at the root level of a website. I thought it would be easy enough to have a "coming soon" page called default.html and edit the .htaccess file as follows: AddHandler php5-...
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Force www. on multi domain site and retain http or https

I am using CakePHP which already contains an .htaccess file that looks like: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^$ app/webroot/ [L] RewriteRule (.*) app/...
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=~ (equal-sign tilde) and m“ … ” in .htaccess directive

I saw this bit of code on an old forum post: SSLRequire %{HTTP_HOST} =~ m"\.secure\.powweb\.com" And I was just wondering what the =~ and m" ... " meant. I've been searching online and in the Apache ...
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Website won't load in Firefox 3.6.13

After the latest version of Firefox came out, I've been having problems with my website. The site is: http://mojheroj.com It works fine in all other browsers, as well as older versions of Firefox and ...
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Controlling Access using htpasswd and htaccess

I've got a bit of a peculiar problem on my site. I'm using a .htaccess and .htpasswd file to protect the root of the site. This works great, but when I try to view a video file on my site, it prompts ...
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One-user databaseless CMS authentication

Background: My client needs a one-user bare-bones content management system, which should be capable to Edit text-content in plain-text or in WYSIWYG-style Possibly create new subpages Update image ...
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Redirecting dynamic pages to static pages URL

I decided to convert all my dynamic pages to static pages URLs. I used to have "/contactUS.php" and now I want the page to be served as "/contact-us". I used to following rule n .htaccess: ...
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Restrict access to web directory with .htaccess

Let me just say that doing this sort of thing with .htaccess files has never been a strong point for me. Let's say that I have a directory in my web root: /dir/data Within that directory let's say ...
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How do I normalise a URL from a folder to a subdomain?

I have a mybb forum hosted at a folder inside my site, which can also be accessed via a subdomain. I would like to configure it so that if someone would enter the folder it would automatically be ...
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Not able to stop hotlink

I am using following htaccess code to stop hot linking my image files Options +FollowSymlinks Options +SymlinksIfOwnerMatch RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^http://(.+\.)?article-stack....
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URL rewritten pages take much longer to load

(Same issue as https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3987754/how-to-diagnose-htaccess-speed-issues-via-rewritelog but more clearly explained below) We have a site which has scripts like this: http://...
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Will googlebot index my index.php even with an htaccess redirect?

Using a redirect statement in my htaccess file, people who type the following into the address bar... http://example.com/index.php ...are redirected to... http://example.com/ I also have a noindex,...
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Removing non-www support

I'm not an advocate of the no-www movement. I like the www because it adds as a buffer to distinguish between our public and private/static sites. The problem is that with one of our sites, our ...