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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what could cause the htaccess file to be modified?

One of the wordpress sites that I created recently went down with a 500 internal server error. After hours of mind boggling and checking error logs, I found out that the htaccess files present in the ...
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3 blogs same installation, without WP MU

I've to create 3 blogs (different DOMAINS) on the same wordpress installation (I cannot use WP MU, unfortunately) so I came out with the idea that I could use categories, instead, so... every blog has ...
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Wordpress multisite htaccess

I set up Wordpress as a multisite and as part of the steps, it gave some instruction to update and replace the .htaccess file. Wordpress instructed me to replace the htaccess with this: ...
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Error uploading files bigger than 58 MB

For uploading files bigger than 58meg I get HTTP error. or IO error when using media uploader or 500 Internal Server Error when using browser uploader in WordPress v3.5.1 Multisite . It seems to get ...
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a one-off rewrite rule

I have one page that I need to change the URL for. Currently, the page resides at example.com/departments/human-resources/ (human-resources is a sub-page of /departments/ ) My client wants to ...
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deny IPs from wp-login using .htaccess

i am trying to ban a spam bot IP from my wordpress, since the "limit login attempts" extension mails me multiple times every day, that the same IP is trying to login. so i added the following to the ...
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unexpected problem in url rewrite

As per the answer provided in How to create custom URL routes? I have created the rewrite rule using the same function provided. add_action( 'init', 'wpse26388_rewrites_init' ); function ...
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How to redirect to correct pages after permalink structure change

I am changing my permalink structure from /%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/ to /%category%/%postname%/. Is it possible to redirect old links using old permalink structure to the new link? Possibly via ...
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Index in root, wordpress in subdirectory

Okay I've googled this for hours...I installed wordpress to a subdirectory as a content management system, but I want my main index.php along with other files to remain in the root. What .htaccess ...
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Which is better: 301 Redirect in my .htaccess file or a plugin like Redirection?

Currently I am using 301 Redirects in my .htacess file to redirect old URLs to new URLs. Are there any performance benefits (i.e. site loading) o using a plugin like Redirection or should I just stick ...
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Protect Uploads in Multisite

I am using WordPress multisite (3.3.1) and am trying to protect uploads from certain blogs from being hotlinked and directly accessed. This is loosely related to How to Protect Uploads, if User is not ...
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How can I dynamically generate an image with a static image URL?

What I'm trying to do is very simple. Whenever someone visits, say site.com/socialproof.png, I want it to use a rewrite rule to point it to a file in my plugins folder. Can I do this with WP's ...
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.htaccess in subdir gets ignored by Wordpress' own .htaccess in /

I have a Wordpress installation on the root of an apache (I.E. on /) and WP wrote this custom .htaccess: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] ...
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Can Wordpress redirect to a “similar page” in case of 404 error

This stuff is driving me nuts. The following url does NOT exist and should return a 404: http://www.easyjob.net/resume/ However, if I try to access it, I get a 301 to ...
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Restrict access of admin uploads to certain logged-in users?

This is a very open-ended, speculative question with lots of possible angles: has anyone worked with ways to restrict the access of certain uploads to a logged in user? I.e., how can the site admin ...
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Server crashed trying to restore wordpress multisite, images are not found pls help

I had an issue with a server that was serious enough to have to take it completely offline and then rebuild the os. I have gotten to the point where the new server is up and running. I have managed ...
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Wordpress redirection problem after moving to a new server?

I've created a site using wordpress and i moved that from localhost to new server. The steps i've followed is just got backup of old db from localhost and uploaded them to the new server. Changed the ...
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TimThumb & htaccess : clean url

Do you know if there's a way to alter via htaccess the timthumb urls ? My question is if i can change for example urls like this ...
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Wordpress slugs and 404 handling takes preference over folders in site root?

I have wordpress installed and permalink structure set to /%postname%/ In addition to WordPress folders, I also have a public_html/beta folder where I wanted to copy the same site and test some ...
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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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Permalinks not working with Vagrant

I am using Vagrant to build up a little Wordpress development VM. When I select permalinks (postname) then the page from an article doesn't load. However, when I select the standard link (i.e page id) ...
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How to add custom rewrite rule to .htaccess?

I want to add a custom rewrite rule to my .htaccess file using a function inside functions.php The rewrite rule I want to add is as follows: RedirectMatch 301 ^/author/(.+)$ http://name-blog.com/$1 ...
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How could a .htaccess with authentication suddenly appear or change?

When trying to mark a comment as spam, I was presented with a basic-htaccess login. I couldn't login and then I remembered I do not have a basic login: the only thing my .htaccess in the wp-admin ...
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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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Wordpress multisite subdirectory redirect infinite loop issue

Any time I create a new site on my multisite install, I get an infinite loop redirect when navigating to that site's admin. I'm using the default htaccess supplied by WP for my subdirectory install. ...
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How to secure files based on format and word in file name with wp-config or htaccess?

I have a wordpress site that I would like to secure specific files in the uploads directory, so that they can only be accessed by logged in users. The files either have the word "oneperson" or ...
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Nginx rules for subdomain multisite install (Bedrock)

I'm trying to move an existing Bedrock based multisite instance to nginx and am having difficulty getting a set of nginx rules to mimic the original .htaccess. Bedrock places the crux of the files in ...
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(Bluehost) navigating to the dashboard via mydomain.com/wp-admin/ results in directory listing

I recently had my WordPress blog's domain reassigned as the primary domain on my BlueHost account. The blog is in a sub-folder of public_html/. Below is the contents of the .htaccess file I ...
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Only default permalink is working mod_rewrite enabled

My problem is in my wordpress site only default permalinks is working.. When I change permalinks all pages become not found.. only home page is showing. When I change permalinks to postname .htaccess ...
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Migration from old CMS to WordPress 301 redirection rules?

I need 301 redirection rule for migrating old CMS to WordPress. On old CMS I have URL structure like this: I wish is to move my site to WordPress and to have all old (or most) URLs with 301 redirect ...
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Static raw HTML page

On the server there is a static HTML page example.html in my root folder of the WordPress install. Now when a user types www.example.com/example.html I want WordPress to be smart and bypass all normal ...
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htaccess breaks periodically [duplicate]

Ever since a few weeks, my .htaccess gets consistenly broken every few days. Sometimes it just gets an extraneous character at the end of file, but most of the times it's part of the file duplicated, ...
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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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How to turn this .htaccess rule into a dynamic rule with add_rewrite_rule, et al?

In .htaccess, I have this: RewriteRule ^land/(.*) /?land=1&exper=$1 [QSA,L] which makes sth like this: domain.com/land/exper1 fill in the $_GET with $_GET['land'] = 1 and $_GET['exper'] = ...
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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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WP Site in subdirectory Joomla! Site - Permalinks not working

I have WordPress in a test folder inside the root directory where I Joomla! 3.x site is running. Somehow the Joomla! rewrite rules are interfering with the WordPress permalinks rules. I keep on ...
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Need help rebuilding lost htaccess file

I originally posted this on Stack Overflow (7 months ago). I didn't receive any answers and was not in a position to pursue it further. As of now I am working on resolving this, and would greatly ...
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WordPress .htaccess to consider blog as directory

I redesigned an old (static) website to WordPress CMS. Now that site is WordPress based with 'blog' as a page displaying all posts. On previous (static) version, they already had a separate WP blog ...
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262 views

Using wp_redirect and .htaccess to re-route searches (and pass along the remaining GET vars)

I'm trying to use wp_redirect() to redirect searches to a format that I have established in .htaccess. Unfortunately, I'm running into some problems doing this. I need to redirect search to a series ...
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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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Serve apache 404 for missing assets rather then wp 404 template WP_Rewrites

I have a custom 404 page, but dont want serve it for every broken asset that may crop up. Instead I want to just serve the Apache 404 as its much faster. I've found the following htaccess rule that ...
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W3 Total Cache CSS & JS files GZip issues [closed]

Having checked my site with google page speed and gzipwtf.com I have noticed that my css and js files are not getting compressed (although html is). Have tried unchecking " Prevent caching of objects ...
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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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WP Super Cache unable to locate cache file for only the homepage

I have WP Super Cache working perfectly on all pages of my blog except for the homepage. I'm using the PHP caching method (mod-rewrite is not compatible with my specific configuration with suPHP). ...
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mod_rewrite loop, redirecting http to https on certain section of wordpress blog

I'm trying to rewrite 3 sections of a wordpress site to https if they are accessed over http: /cart/ /my-account/ /checkout/ As well as these rewrite's worpress has added a rewrite to remove ...
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Old blog/ and blog/feed/ URLs not working after moving blog to top-level via .htaccess

For a long time I served my blog from http://www.murrayc.com/blog/, with the wordpress installation in /home/murrayc/murrayc.com/blog/. Now I've moved it to http://www.murrayc.com/, without moving the ...