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this one has me buggered- I have the below htaccess rule to redirect ssl to non-ssl pages. this works fine, except I'd like to exclude certain wordpress requests from this rule- for example, https://mysite.com/info/. I've tried the following:

#rewrite all ssl pages to non-ssl for everything that doesn't have /info/ in the request uri 
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} on
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/info/
RewriteRule (.*) http://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,QSA,L]

RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]

the result is that https://mysite.com/info/ redirects to http://mysite.com/ instead. If I disable the wordpress rewrite rules, the preceding rules work fine. Can anyone suggest the proper way to target pretty urls in a rewrite condition?

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I have the same issue as OP, and haven't found an answer on the web. Please help!

Did you ever figure this out? –  jetlej Jul 2 at 17:21
Move the question to stackover community. This need expert .htaccess advice. Also shared the question on Facebook closed group. Lets see. Thanks –  Vee 2 days ago
@jetlej Is your https://example.com/info/ an unexisting one? –  5ervant 2 days ago
@5ervant - Yes it's an existing page –  jetlej 2 days ago
@Vee - Thanks for the advice. I did this and got an answer! stackoverflow.com/questions/31213450/… –  jetlej 2 days ago

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Edit your existing code to exclude the index.php from redirecting like this:

RewriteCond %{HTTPS} on
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/info/
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/index\.php$
RewriteRule (.*) http://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,QSA,L]

For an explanation, check the answer to this question: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31213450/issue-with-htaccess-redirecting-all-pages-to-https-except-one/31214569#31214569

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