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 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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(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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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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301 redirect not working through .htaccess

I found this little trick http://css-tricks.com/snippets/htaccess/301-redirects/ to redirect my old Wordpress domain to my new domain with the path included. I run a test on my local copy and ...
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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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337 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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760 views

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 ...
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WP & Server Speed [Teacher Question]

I'm a teacher and have used multisite WP for two years now as a resource for completing assignments. This spring semester, I have the most students that I've had on my site (30). Prior to this ...
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Disable directory browsing of uploads folder

I'm using Wordpress as a CMS for a simple website. I want to prevent users from being able to browse the directories such as the wp-content/uploads folder or any directories of my theme. My host does ...
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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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plugin links not working [closed]

I'm developing a plugin with the latest version of WordPress (3.4.2) locally (XAMPP 1.7.7 [PHP: 5.3.8]) and for some reason the links are not working within the plugin. I just have a simple delete ...
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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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Cannot use Network Admin (Dashboard) on Multi-site after 301 www redirect

I have recently added the 301 redirect non-WWW to WWW on .htaccess for my current running blog multisite (Wordpress blog resides under "mysite.com/home/" directory), they seem to work fine after all ...
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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) ...
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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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Adding Contact Form 7 to my anti-spam rules in .htaccess [closed]

I have the following rules set in my .htaccess file to block spam. It works by not allowing anyone to login, register, or make a comment unless the conditions are met. It works, but I would like to ...
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wordpress blog displaying blank pages [closed]

i have wordpress blog under my main site like following -root (mainsite) -blog i have placed .htaccess file to redirect my index.html page to index.php, .htaccess file have following code ...
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How to avoid directory name collisions with root Wordpress install [closed]

I need to know how I can keep the end-user of a wordpress site installed in the root directory from creating slugs that will interfere with sub-directories that are already present. I've Googled ...
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Wordpress 3.1 .htaccess contents keep dissappearing?

I have Wordpress 3.1 installed in a subdirectory of a shared hosting account, it's a linux server and mod_rewrite is enabled and working fine elsewhere. The contents of the .htaccess file disappear ...
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Allow Permalinks to Work with and without Hyphens

Is there a way that I can change my .htaccess file to allow the user to go to a permalink with or without the hyphen? For example: I have a page: http://example.com/parent/two-words To get to that ...
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791 views

Remove category from url

I want to remove /category/ base from the permalinks. I tried the solution ...
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735 views

How do I redirect a post url to a custom url?

I've created a page that loops posts. Each post acts as a category link so that when you click it brings you to a category archive. My issue is that wordpress somehow overrides my htaccess and ...
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Multisite, can't see sub blogs

Based on advice I got from another question, I created a development copy of a multisite installation I've inherited inside of a Vagrant VM. On a test site as described here... I get an error ...
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How to rename index.php to home.php

I rename index.php to home.php and put a flash in index.php. In the flash I make an effect and after it played 5 minutes it redirects to home.php. I put this code: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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Remove .htaccess portion upon plugin deactivation?

I have a plugin that inserts some rewrite rule in the .htaccess file. However, upon deactivating it, doesn't remove said rule. The rule is nested in # BEGIN My plugin and # END My plugin. I want to ...
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Hide a subdirectory on my website hosting

I have a website www.mcruiseon.com. I have added .htaccess to get all www.mcruiseon.com to redirect to www.mcruiseon.com/wordpress. But the 'wordpress' still shows up on my html link on browser. Can I ...
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Wordpress add_rewrite_rules for custom URLs ending in .html

It's pretty common to see Wordpress running on pretty permalinks in the style of: /blog/2012/04/my-post/ However I'm trying to customize a fresh Wordpress install with a different set of URLs. I ...
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mod-rewrite exception? keep #hash in matching urls?

Hey guys, My WordPress permalink structure is set to `/%postname%/. When I create a page with a name "FAQs" the permalink generated is "mydomain.com/faqs". When I link to this page in my code ...
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How to? Redirect /category/sci-fi/ to /category/scifi/?

I changed the wordpress category slug from "sci-fi" to "scifi" a few months back by accident. How can I redirect /category/sci-fi/ to /category/scifi/ so that /category/sci-fi/page/2/, ...
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Rewrite vs Redirect from ?p={ID}

WordPress does a 301 from http://example.com/?p=100 to http://example.com/post-title/, but I thought a URL rewrite was different from a redirect and therefore this wouldn't result in a 301. Can ...