Questions tagged [htaccess]

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Whats the correct htaccess line to direct from sub-domain to main domain

We have a blog on a subdomain which needs to be moved to the main domain ie: blog.example.com/post-title to example.com/blog/post-title Do I need to create a redirect match for each individual post/...
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How to add force https to htaccess file RewriteRule with _route_=$1

I inherited support for an Opencart 1.5 site which needs to have SSL enabled. I've edited the config.php files in / and admin/ and adding https:// to the URL is working in the browser and links are ...
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Rewrite to SEO friendly URLs for language negotiation with type-map files on plain html files using .htaccess

When visiting the website www.example.com/ the visitor should be redirected to the correct language version, e.g. www.example.com/en for english and www.example.com/es for spanish. My current ...
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addon domains keeps adding primary domain in URL

I took new vps plan from inmotionhosting.com and moved my host from previous hosting company. I have several cpanel accounts in the whm, imported them all using the migration tool from server to ...
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Solving corruption in a .htaccess flle

I received a call from Go Daddy indicating that my site had been hacked and the .htaccess file is now an issue. The code in my .htaccess file is as follows RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{...
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Set Alias path using .htaccess

I have a path like this http://host.ip/nl/producten-en-diensten/abonnementen-met-gsm which will retrieve the correct content and I also want to receive the same content when I access the below URL ...
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Apache ErrorDocument based on folder

I'm using XAMPP with Apache 2.4.18. My client have 3 divisions of their work (they do 3 different things so they have 3 divisions inside of the website). So the URL is like this: clientName.domain/...
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htaccess redirect a page from root domain to subdomain same name page

on my Wordpress site, I need to http://example.com/page1/ redirect to http://site.example.com/page1/ I have tried this: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond ...
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.htaccess 301 redirect dynamic URL with regex?

How to do this with regular expression? Old -> New http://www.example.com/cat1/cat2/cat3/tool-model-10 -> http://www.example.com/tool/tool-model-10 http://www.example.com/cat1/cat2/cat4/tool-...
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What is the cause of page speed performing extremely poorly on Chrome on Windows and Safari on Linux?

I am more interested in the cause of poor page loading speed on Chrome/Windows, since this combo covers the vast majority of our users. The average page speed in the last month is 55 seconds for ...
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Redirect and removing question mark on URL using htaccess

When I access my site using www.example.com/blog it redirects to example.com/?/blog. How can I remove the question mark, so that the redirection just goes to example.com/blog? My current .htaccess ...
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How to Add expiry header on thirdparty JS and CSS file in WordPress

I am using different plugins in WordPress like Disqus comment system, Theia Post slider and other.. Here is a result from GTmatrix : I want to know how can I add expiry header on third party JS files ...
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Clean URLs without PHP file extension

I want to make my URLs clean, for example: http://sample.com/about-me instead of: http://sample.com/about-me.php This is my code: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{...
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Site migration using new and old subdomains and SEO impact

I'd greatly appreciate a response on the following question relating to site migration and SEO impact. Here's some background on how my domain name and site is currently configured: My domain name ...
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In Joomla In htaccess REQUEST_URI is always returning index.php instead of SEF URL

I have installed joomsef version 3.9.9 with the Joomla 1.5.25. Now I want to set https for some of the section of my site(e.g URI starts with /events/) while wanting rest of all urls on http.I am ...
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How do sites avoid SEO issues and legalities with subdomain unique ids?

I was looking through a few websites recently and noticed a trend I am not sure I understand. Sites are creating unique referral URLs for customers in the form of: http://customname.example.com (If ...
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Proper caching method with .htaccess [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: .htaccess and browser caching There are a lot of snippets that enable caching on a website and I don't know which one should I use. The most popular is something like this: &...
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How to externally host a mobile website?

I've built a cool mobile website/app using JQuery Mobile. I want to offer that to clients, but I want to use my own hosting. Here's what I want to do If a user uses a mobile device to visit client....
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.htaccess directory to subdomain

I have been trying to make a subdomain from a directory (made by .htaccess) to be used as the main page starting like http://domain.com/sub/2/3/4.html and turning into http://sub.domain.com/2/3/4.html....
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Switching domain from HTTPS to HTTP

I recently launched a new site on an existing domain, using new hosting. The previous site utilized HTTPS, the new site does not (just HTTP). The problem I ran into is that Google currently has the ...
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Configure clean URLs for Laravel using a rewrite rule to index.php

Recently I've started learning Laravel , I have none experience with framework before. I'm encountering the following problem .I'm trying to configure the .htaccess file so I can have clean URLs but ...
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Redirection to load a CSS file

I have in a remote server with this index.html that I can not modify: <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="styles.css" /> But my styles.css file is not at the web root, that is /...
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Blocking all countries except US/Canada/UK

I have a site which is only for US/Canada/UK visitors. I don't want to make it visible to other visitors. I tried to put IP ranges in .htaccess (Deny IP) but it does not work for me. May be I have ...
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How to prevent a specific website from linking to our domain?

We have a landing page which is used only for running an ad campaign. There is a website that has found this link somehow and is linking to it. I've been told by marketing they don't want that website ...
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Access Website by domain name only (not IP address)

Let's say I have a website example.com and it points to 12.23.42.31. Now I want that nobody can access my website by the IP address (12.23.42.31). What is the procedure to achieve this? LAMP server ...
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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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redirect 204 with htaccess if url contain certain string

I get tons of url with "undefined" added at the end of url, consisting about 20% of my pageview. I tried to check the troubling script source and can't find it. Tried some solutions but none of them ...
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Unwanted redirect from a domain to my site

An external person from my client company registered a domain and redirected to my client URL. For instance, if you type unwanteddomain.com it redirects to myclientdomain.com. Is there any way to ...
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How to remove www from both http and https

I've got an ecommerce site where we're have some reports (random) of the cart not operating correctly. I think it might be due to removing www not working with https my current htaccess code looks ...
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How to remove /index.html

How to make redirect /index.html -> / in Apache? Redirect /index.html http://domain-name.com/ Is causeing infinite loop when opening home page.
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.htaccess - if the file doesn't exist, rewrite to index.php but send 404 instead of 200

I have a catchall .htaccess directive like this: RewriteCond %{SCRIPT_FILENAME} !-d RewriteCond %{SCRIPT_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php [L] Anything that doesn't exist and the URL is ...
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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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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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Hold my hand through my htaccess http to https redirects

I've been researching the best way to handle my htaccess file in order to switch from http requests to https and I've seen everything from basing requests off server ports, using server name requests ...
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Make a file invisible remotely

I have a PHP file that stores some connection info for part of my website. It is not "readable" from the Web, which is good. I.e. it is blank when you navigate to it from the Web. However, even if it ...
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Redirect Google crawler to different robots.txt via .htaccess

I have googled for the answer all day and still couldn't find an answer. I have a virtual subdomain www.static.example.com which is a mirror site of www.example.com. It means I have just one root ...
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Website is under maintenance - how to restrict access?

Currently, my website is under maintenance. I want to be the only person who's able to access/view the website online until I finish maintenance. How to set restrictions to others? I hate stalkers.
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Can the .htaccess file slow down a website to a crawl? If so, are there better ways to solve these problems with different rewrite rules and such?

here is my htaccess file...... RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/patients/billing/FAQ_billing\.html$ [OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/patients/billing/getintouch\.html$ RewriteRule ^patients/...
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htaccess redirect all traffic to secure non www version of page

I'm having trouble with my .htaccess redirects. I need to forward all URLs to the non www version of the URL using HTTPS and also forward any non secure URLs to HTTPS too. In both cases I need to ...
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How to do 301 redirect for complete URL?

I have a lot of URL, which can't be redirected, or, better, rewrited with mod_rewrite in .htaccess, so instead rewriting, I have created 301 redirects manually. It isn't too much records, about 40 ...
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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 only ...
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Remove multiple trailing slashes in a single 301 in .htaccess?

There is a similar question here, but the solution does not work in Apache for our site. I'm trying to remove multiple trailing slashes from URLs on our site. I found some .htaccess code that seems ...
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Stop Apache serving filetypes

Preferably using .htaccess files, though .conf files are an option, is there any way to stop Apache serving certain filetypes? For example, .db shouldn't be served for obvious reason (privacy and ...
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Redirect everything from old domain to new domain

I need to (permanent) redirect all of the following: www.example.com www.example.com/folder sub.example.com sub.example.com/folder Basically, all URLs that are reachable without being intended to: ...
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How to point two domains to one ip address with a sub-domain

I am a little stuck here I currently have a domain: www.exammple.org & m.example.org I want to point m.mainsite.example to m.example.org I already have an A record created for m.mainsite....
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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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Are there any tools in Google Search Console for removing URLs with 301 redirects?

In Google Search Console, I am getting 15-20 all different URLs in 404 section which is not in proper format(this URL is too old around 6-7 years and there is no 'Linked from' for this URLs). I want ...
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Send “410 Gone” response for URLs that are a “c” or “g” followed by digits

Is there anything i can use in my htaccess to send 410 code to all the links but not some links ? Example: I would like to 410 this urls (List is about 40k links) www.example.com/c1 www.example.com/...
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Writing clean urls with .htaccess

Update - Alright thanks everyone for your tests, it really helped. The code is good. My problem was not having absolute "/" links. (Due to moving from public_html folder). Only 2 concerns i have now. ...
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How can I create a shorter alias URL to a longer URL using an .htaccess file?

Using an .htaccess file, I want to make one specific URL have a shorter alias like this: Original URL: mydomain.com/index.php?option=com_obrss&task=feed&id=2:rss1klik&format=feed&...

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