The most common name of the per-directory settings file for the Apache server. WordPress stores the mod_rewrite configuration for "Pretty Permalinks" here. [url-rewriting] should be used for the WordPress rewrite system in general, [mod-rewrite] when you talk specifically about the Apache module.

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WordPress + Magento .htaccess ReWriteRule Issue (www vs. non-www)

I have an issue I've been facing for a bit now. Moved away from it, but now I'm back and just have no idea after trying to find a solution online. It seems individuals have faced similar issues, but ...
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WordPress trims off the forward slash when import

I have an XML file with some posts to import to WordPress But, when I import, it seems that WordPress takes off the forward slash from the permalink, so instead of showing the address like this: ...
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Use author author display name in permalink structure for pages and posts

I need to add the author name as a subdirectory prefix for all user's posts and pages. For example: example.com/johndoe/ //The author page for John Doe example.com/johndoe/category/test-post/ //Test ...
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Getting a 500 internal server error ONLY on wp-admin/options-permalink.php

I have access to the admin panel, and everything works fine. I can click settings->reading and change anything I want to. But if I click settings->permalinks I get a 500 internal server error. Here's ...
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Wordpress mutisite migration

Recently i have install a wordpress multi-site for a client. After the initial launch client had change mind to transfer the site to a another domain, i have moved the WP multi-site successfully, i ...
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ModSecurity && Admin Ajax: Server locking up

My server is throwing this error: ModSecurity: Error reading request body: Software caused connection abort [uri "/wp/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php"] Followed by this error until the server gets rebooted....
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WordPress Multisite - Multiple subfolders for blogs

I created a Network in blog.animals.com, the Network is running fine. I can set up blogs like blog.animals.com/chimpanse. This is also working. I like to have multiple (2) subdirectories for each blog,...
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Password protect any file in WordPress

I have found that password protection with .htaccess & .htpasswd files is the only way to protect any WordPress file. I wanted to make few of my media files accessible by specific username and ...
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From 403 error to 500 internal server error

I'm trying to install wordpress on a shared hosting (1and1), it's been 3 days i'm struggling and i give up, i've installed wordpress many times on other servers with no problem, first time on (1and1) ...
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Redirect to localhost after installing Multisite on server

After preparing the site on localhost, I uploaded it on server. Everything works fine by adding both lines to define WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL on wp-config.php and replacing the url site in the database ...
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WordPress: how to change URL for individual MultiSites?

Currently we have a MultiSite setup for our main website, and the URL's appear as follows: http://sub.domain.com/site-a (Site A) http://sub.domain.com/site-b (Site B) Site A is OK as is. But we ...
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Wordpress 4.4 old permalink redirect

i have a question for you and i hope you can help me out. I have a site with over 500 broken links due to an old permalink i changed 3 year ago. I know i could use a plugin for that (if you recommend ...
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How to use https on one page only?

Shortly: I want my WordPress to respond in https on exactly one specifc route. Everything else should respond in http. Is that even possible in WordPress and how to do it? Details I have a single ...
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Locked out of admin and some pictures don't show after failed SSL installation

in a bit of a pickle here as I'm not sure what has caused the issue so hopefully somebody here can help me. So I purchased the SSL certificate and but the folder with the files in onto my website. I ...
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Multisite theme path rewrite using .htaccess

I'm trying to rewrite the theme path for multiple domains (wordpresss multisite) using separate themes, this is my current .htaccess file, this is allowing each site to use seperate CSS files but not ...
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Conflict with Force SSL and Rewrite Rules

A site I'm working on has two security-related requirements which I've been unsuccessful in solving simultaneously. I can satisfy each requirement BY ITSELF, but I'm running into problems satisfying ...
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Remove trailing slash after .html extension

my permalink settings are as follows: sitename/%postname%.html I have removed the trailing slash at the end. I am also using a plugin called "Remove slug from custom post type" to remove the custom ...
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URL masking of subdomain to main domain using .htaccess

I am facing with the following technical challenge : We have a main website running on wordpress with content in local language (Greek) on the domain www.adomain.gr We want to set up a second website ...
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How to properly force https and www on multisite

I have a wordpress multisite in network mode via wp multi network plugin. I've been trying to use .htaccess rules to force all urls to be https://www. eg: https://domain.com to https://www.domain....
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Dissolve Multisite while making site #5 the main site?

I have a very unique situation, I was also unable to find a solution, but perhaps someone else has experienced something like this before. A client of mine has a multisite set up, however they now ...
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.htaccess 301 redirect conflict with plugin “Wordpress Https”

I am using WordPress 4.1.1 and the Avada Theme on one of my websites and just recently decided to go with an SSL certificate. I got everything working with the help of "WordPress Https" plugin until ...
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ReDirect subfolder link to another sub-folder and force SSL

My wordpress is installed in a subfolder, for example: test, so my urls look like http://example.com/test/product/buy-product-a/ etc.. Now I have installed another wordpress in subfolder, for ...
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mod_rewrite doesn't work as I want even with JSON API Plugin disabled

I've been asked to upgrade the codebase of a Wordpress website, which exposes a small set of APIs using JSON API plugin. The Wordpress installation is not in the root, but in a secondary folder: /...
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WordPress Example Code for Blocking Referrer Spam

While looking for a way to block semalt I found this code block in the Codex: SetEnvIfNoCase Via evil-spam-proxy spammer=yes SetEnvIfNoCase Referer evil-spam-domain.com spammer=yes SetEnvIfNoCase ...
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Restrict URL access to PHP files within wp-content/themes & wp-content/plugins

A theme author has confirmed that in their next update (sometime soon), they'll include code to restrict access to theme files, e.g. functions.php over HTTP. In the meantime, I've tested the ...
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How to protect specific uploaded files from being accessed by non-logged-in users in WP-multisite

I have a question that I thought the below thread would provide the answer to, but things in WP have changed so it doesn't quite do it, although it helped my understanding of things. How to protect ...
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404 not found error on WordPress local host

I'm doing some work on a live WordPress site, and before making changes wanted to create a local copy of the site to use. I've gone ahead and done that, (using BackUpBuddy) but I am getting this ...
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create virtual subdomains for a bunch of urls on a site via .htaccess

I need to be able to create subdomains for a bunch of urls on a site, from: domain.ca/communities/city/nw/neighbourhood/ to: neighbourhood.domain.ca There are a couple of things that change in the ...
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URL for images folder on Multisite

I am developing a theme locally on a local multisite installation and trying to change the default gravitar with the following function: function custom_gravitar ($avatar_defaults) { $myavatar = ...
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Accessing Subdirectories in WordPress Install

I have scripts that are in a subdirectory of my WordPress install folder. They are on the same level as the /wp-content/ and /wp-admin/ folders. I'm running them as form processing but I've got the ...
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Is there a directory my plugin can write files to that cannot be viewed via the browser/url?

I want to restrict access to some files uploaded via the admin interface but I cannot rely on the ability to use .htaccess (could be turned off, or they might be using a non-apache web server). I ...
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htaccess getting overwritten over and over = 404 error

I have been having a big issue on my wordpress blog and don't know what to do right now. To make it short, my .htaccess file is getting overwritten over and over... These lines : # BEGIN WordPress &...
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Multisite install w/ Sub domains on a subdomain

I have a Wordpress installation which I have installed on a subdomain login.mysite.com. I would like to create additional sites that use the same application on feed.mysite.com, but technically this ...
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Wordpress .htaccess file gives issues with subdirectory

I have a WordPress installation in the root and a subdirectory, which contains a index.html file. This file doesn't give me proper display as what it is supposed to when I access it. But when I ...
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Multisite Subdomain Redirect Mask

I've seen many questions and answers regarding this subject, yet I can't seem to get this to work. Here is my setup. I have my main domain: www.example.com On that domain, I've installed WP ...
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656 views

Empty permalinks settings in .htaccess

Permalinks not working other than set to "Default'. I want to change it to /%postname%.html, and default .htaccess is as follows: # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On ...
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How to rewrite a URL to another rewritten URL without changing the address?

Just got to the end of a site build and the client is now saying the original site URL's need to stay the same and do not want to do 301 redirects due to loss of link juice. The structure of the site ...
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Help with multisite redirect issues using Cherokee OR solid nginx config?

A little background: We've decided to abandon Apache because it can't keep up with the demand we're putting on it. We have a cron script that will create a new post about once every 3 or 4 seconds ...
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An other permalink problem - 404 Error

I know there are already a lots of post about this question, but not a single one helped me to solve this issue. I moved my page to an other server and afterwards I was facing the problem that the ...
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One post on my website is going to a 404 page

So I ran into an incredibly odd and frustrating problem today. As the title says, as of today one of the posts on the website is going to a 404 page. This is the ONLY post that goes to a 404 page. ...
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WordPress Not Using Template Files After Permalink Update

I have a really weird issue that just occurred on a client site. I updated the permalink structure from /%category%/%postname%/ to /%postname%/ and suddenly my pages don't respect templates and are ...
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Customise particular RSS permalink

From my old static website, I want to preserve some URLs like the RSS Feed one. My feed URL is http://traduction.bainslesbains.com/actualite-russe.xml and I want to redirect it to the category feed ...
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Canonical Resource URLs Across a Multisite Network 2012?

This question was asked back in 2010 @ Outputting Canonical Resource URLs Across a Multisite Network? WordPress MU Domain Mapping @ Wordpress.org Since many things have changed since then, I was ...
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htaccess rewrite, adding segment to url

Im not that good with htaccess files & regexes, and i'm trying to add a segment to a certain url. I'm building a website for a festival and we have a comon structure for the artists being: line-up ...
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Struggling with add_rewrite_rule

I've read this: Wordpress redirection to get url friendly That led me to this: 1) wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creative-coding/the-rewrite-api-the-basics/ 2) wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creative-coding/...
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I have a page using a pretty url and a mod_rewrite rule matching it. I expected it to give an error but it's working. Why?

this may seem like a weird question but I have something working and I don't understand how. I have moved my wordpress install to a subdirectory and am using the .htaccess file to redirect anything ...
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How do I setup htaccess for 301 redirects, post Joomla to Wordpress migration?

I've almost completed the tedious task of migrating a relatively complex Joomla site over to Wordpress. The (more or less) final stage I am wishing to figure out is the 301 redirections. I've spent ...
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Gzip compression not working

I have enabled mod_rewrite, mod_deflate, mod_headers and mod_setenvif in Apache and not mod_gzip, mod_filter. Tried <IfModule mod_deflate.c> # Compress HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Text, XML and ...
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custom post type cate/child not working

hey i have this custom post type with taxonamy job_listing_region register_post_type( 'job_listing', array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'public' => true, 'rewrite' => array( ...
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Pagination Duplicate content issue (.htaccess help)

I want to get rid of /page1.html from all the pages, as xyz.com/cat1/page1.html and xyz.com/cat1/ will lead to same result. I have tried this in my .htaccess: RewriteEngine On RewriteRule (.*)/...