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I'd like to find a way to make subdomain addresses work for some of my important tags and categories. For instance would show content for

I've been trying to make this working using my .htaccess file and the DNS but I can't get it to work properly.

Making the subdomain forward to the right URL is just a matter of the right DNS settings, but then I also want to make sure the site shows it as

Can anyone provide some ideas on how to make this work?

Update - April 6: I found one partial solution. If you have full domain DNS control and you have the CURL DNS option you can add a subdomain and point it to the category or tag page. The catch is that when I did this, clicking links leaves the URL as, and the title somehow doesn't work--instead of a title I get the URL as the page title.

Any thoughts on this, alternatives, or ideas on how to format the .htaccess rules?

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This plugin will help you:

Also, wp_redirect could be helpful:

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Thanks. I'm trying to avoid adding more plugins to my site, and I'd like to make it work for tags too, but the second link you provided is interesting. I'll see if I can make the .htaccess rule work for my circumstance. – Andrew Apr 6 '11 at 13:45
As it turns out I couldn't make that work. The .htaccess rules don't work for me either. The redirect is a good idea, but without a work .htaccess rule it doesn't accomplish the goal. – Andrew Apr 6 '11 at 15:02

this plugin does it: you can also choose custom themes for each category

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