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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Change Admin URL

I changed my Wordpress directory structure quite a bit. Here's what I have: define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://' . $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] . '/wordpress'); define('WP_HOME', 'http://' . ...
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WordPress 302 Redirect to Holding Page

Once again struggling with htaccess. I've successfully redirected the home page to my holding page with the following rule but it's not applying to child pages for some reason ...
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URL-parameters and RewriteRule gives 404

In Wordpress I have a template (lets call it template.php) that has content on the following page: example.com/template This page should be able to handle URL-parameters like. I got this to work. ...
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WordPress MU - pages to other domains

I have a problem with Wordpress Multisite. Does somebody know how to redirect page address to other addresses?? I have for ex.: http : / / serv12349 . local . com / page_1 =====> http : / / www . ...
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Add trailing slash to URLs not found

So I noticed that Wordpress automatically adds a trailing slash to URLs. I also noted that it doesn't do this for URLs that aren't found on the server. Why this probably is logical. Is there someway ...
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URL rewrite results in a 404, but everything should work!

So I modified this code that I found elsewhere and stuck it in a plugin. The plugin works; I can see the .htaccess file updated when I hit save on the permalinks page. add_action( 'init', ...
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403 Forbidden error when using the wp_login_form function

I use the function wp_login_form twice in my site for a simple client login. However, suddenly the problem started and every time I use it I receive this 403 forbidden error. My .htacess looks like ...
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What happens when permalink settings are updated?

I have to identical copies of the same site on two different webhosting companies (besides the actual domain of course). One of them works all the time with pretty permalinks and the other works fine ...
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How do I Redirect Tags from Old Joomla Site to New WordPress Site?

I've recently converted a site from Joomla to WordPress. I'm down to polishing up the old Joomla site links that don't match the WordPress structure, and I've run into a problem where I need some ...
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How to redirect non existent pages/posts in wordpress using htaccess

How can I redirect non existent pages/posts in WordPress using only .htaccess file? Here is my code: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteBase / ...
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WordPress permalinks Yahoo hosting(no .htaccess allowed)

I have moved a Wordpress install to a client from sub folder to the root folder. Right now, everything works fine, except for the friendly URLs. I currently have to set the Permalink feature in ...
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Modify the .htaccess file

I have a very simple problem: I want to modify the .htaccess file. It seems I'm not the only person and I've seen the other questions and googled the issue. Nothing helps. Something keeps overwriting ...
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WordPress site displaying 404 for any page apart from index

My WordPress site is returning a 404 not found error on any page apart from the homepage and /wp-admin. I have no absolutely no idea why this is. My Permalinks are set up to use ...
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How to Block Access to Standard Login Flow and Comment Flow

I've set up custom flows on my Wordpress blog for login, signup, and commenting. I would like to password protect the standard login flow so only I can use it, and block access entirely to the ...
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Basically the opposite MultiSite URL question that most people ask

Going to install a wordpress multisite in a subdirectory format. So a new site will be site.com/sitetwo/ or site.com/sitethree/ but what I need to do for the specific task at hand is change the url to ...
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Apache Fallback instead of add_rewrite_rule

My requirement is to do SEO Friendly URL for an existing site in Wordpress. For example, Current URL: http://test.com/test/?pid=19971 that is the page "test" is rendering the data from some custom ...
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Temporary Infinite Redirect Loop

I have written a custom WordPress plugin for a certain site (this is not a public plugin, it is private written for that specific site). The plugin reads RSS entries from other sites, and then for ...
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How can I create a private site that is inaccessible from the outside?

I need a safe place where I can store data about projects that I am working on. This data includes text and files (pictures, sound and video). I want to create a private "blog" for this purpouse that ...
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Does WP suppresses .htaccess if permalinks are disabled?

I would like to use a .htaccess file, but still use the default link structure of WP. I didn't turn on permalinks, but did create my own .htaccess file. To my surprise, the file is being completely ...
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Gzip issue with mailchimp and comment-reply.min javascript files

I am testing my site against GTMetrix and in YSLOW, I have the following warnings: **Compress components with gzip** There are 2 plain text components that should be sent compressed ...
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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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Redirect ALL subfolders to subdomains automatically

I've read several topics about redirecting some single pages to subdomains. There aren't a lot that explains this well and all requires me to manually edit the htacccess or create some folders for ...
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Troll the hackers by redirecting them

My website is getting somewhat popular, and with the it's increasing popularity there's an increase in the hackers. Last night I visited my security logs and found that everyday approximately 10 ...
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Redirect blog archive into certain format

My blog archive URLs were like: http://example.com/2014/03 I changed my site's permalink from /%postname%/ to /%postid%/%postname%/, and using Redirection plugin, I set a redirection like: and ...
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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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Redirect an old link to new site homepage [closed]

I need to redirect a single link www.abc.com/blog/?p=123 to www.abc.com/newblog/ I have used: RewriteRule ^blog/(.*)$ http://www.abc.com/newblog/ [R=301,L] It is redirecting all sorts of links but ...
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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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Issue with permalinks for custom post type

I have a little issue here... When i'm using default permalinks, everything works great, but when I set up %postname% permalink in settings, my template with custom post type is not loaded. ...
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How do I turn off 301 redirecting posts (not canonical)?

I noticed a strange behavior in WordPress where it automatically 301 redirects certain URL structures for posts. For example, I have a post entry for: mysite.com/999/about-us Then, you would think ...
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How to Display HTML Site Images in Directory Above WordPress Installation

I have WP in a subdirectory of its own. I have two .htaccess files. The first is in the domain root: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^automaticallynow\.com$ [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ...
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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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Wordpress double post name distinguish by term [duplicate]

I am working on a store locating Wordpress template where I have 5 categories for services. In each category I have 500 cities. I have rewritten my url from: http://www.website.com/post-type/post ...
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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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VServer/Rootserver/Shared Hosting: Multiple WordPress installations each having their unique domain?

Hello I think this is a beginner question, but I just do not know how to achieve this: Imagine the following: /public_html/ [Domain = foo.com] /public_html/wp_subproject1/ [Domain = bar.com] ...
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Wordpress constantly running out of memory

My Wordpress installation on a shared hoster is constantly running out of memory: The error pops up at seemingly random, for example when uploading photos or sometimes without doing anything just ...
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Apache rewrite rules and wordpress problem

I tried to fix my problem by using wordpress rewrite rules but sadly it took me so long I tried this approach. I got it working for one of my simpler problems but now I can't get it to work for my two ...
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Changing WP location and wp-content folder name witouth loosing SEO

I'm trying to make my site the most efficient way as possible, and I find out thant changing lot of things in permalinks , security folders , etc, works pretty well. But what happen if the WP, is ...
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.htaccess and virtual host configuration for WP in its own directory

I've been taking a look at the modern WP development approaches using Composer and so on, for example Bedrock or WordPress-Skeleton. I'd like to adapt these approaches ad create my own WP ...
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htaccess redirect for all categories converted to tags now showing 404

I have a WordPress site which syndicates content from a number of sources and auto creates categories and tags. I have converted a large number of categories to tags which now leaves a ton of ...
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Using root permalinks with a subdirectory install

My WordPress Address (URL) http://mydomain.com/wordpress My Site Address (URL) is http://mydomian.com My site works fine when accessed from http://mydomian.com and I have no problems to speak of, ...
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URL redirect on updating the post date

I updated the date in the post. But the old URL has already gone viral and people end up in a deadlink as "page not found". I tried using Simple 301 Redirect WordPress Plugin and also Permalink ...
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Folder installation to be in ROOT

What I want to achieve is just a simple removal of the /folder name after my website.com URL and have all my links and WordPress login just under website.com/wp-login.php. 1.) I did a restore ...
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Rewrite Question

I'm having troubles with creating my rewrite. I've been searching here (and other sites) for an example, but so far, no luck. My testing site is: ...
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WWW to non WWW redirect effects on load speed

I was using pingdom to test the load speed on a site I'm working on and got different results for www vs non www. Wordpress automatically redirects to either www or non www depending on the settings. ...
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Custom URL rewrite rule for migrating to WordPress

I am trying to move my image gallery site from one CMS to Wordpress. On current CMS I have page with medium size image on it with URL: ...
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Multisite domain redirect subdirectory non-www to www without breaking root site

There are a ton of questions asked on Multisite domain mapping but none I can find with an answer that works for me. I am using subdirectories. Here is my configuration: (1) Root non-www: ...
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Using htaccess and php to protect file, MIME problem

I'm using the method described here: Protecting WordPress Media Uploads Unless User Is Logged In (Based off of How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In?. The redirect is working perfectly, ...
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Splash screen in htaccess, now links are not working

I wanted to use an already made html page for my wp site in root. Didnt want to move all wp inside a folder so I used the answer here using htaccess. Problem is, now if I write /wp-admin I got to the ...
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Redirect not working

I want to redirect the http://xyz.com/freebooks/ to http://xyz.com/shop/?min_price=0&max_price=0 I added this to the .htaccess and it redirects to the shop page but doesn't retain the /freebooks/ ...
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Redirect extra url to Multisite in folder

I have a multisite that uses subfolders (for instance domainname.com/mysite). I would like to have this site also available through for instance domainname.com/mysite2. Is there a way to do this ...