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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Using subdomain as primary domain

I have a dev site at sub.example.com. Instead of migrating the dev site to the root folder, is it possible to do something similar to this but using a subdomain instead of a subdirectory?
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Use two different index pages

This link is pointing to my home directory. I want my users to see ~/home/prototype.php page when they come to my site. To achieve this, I have set following in my .htaccess file of that directory: ...
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Multisite subdirectory blogs missing slash

New WordPress 3.5.2 multisite (subdirectory) install is missing a slash when creating new blogs. WordPress is installed to server like: blogs.domain.com When a new user registers, the ...
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234 views

Custom Search only for my Custom Taxonomy Page - data

First of all, my post is related to : Link 1 and Link 2 I made my custom taxonomy page. My Custom Taxonomy Page link is //localhost/myproject/?motion=aamir-khan This page is custom taxonomy ...
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Redirect all multisite uploads to single folder

I have a network of multisite blogs which much operate separately for reporting and small functional reasons, but which share a lot of the same data and imagery. I am looking for a way to redirect ...
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259 views

How do I reset a rewrite?

I made a mistake in writing a previous rewrite in .htaccess. How do I reset it? My home_url = http://basicsourcemassage.ca/bsmassage My site_url = domain name All pages work fine except for the ...
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block seacrh engines for all pages EXCEPT homepage

I have a question. Most of my site is password protected, so it is not indexed by search engines. In other words, they don't show up in searches - this is good. There are, however about 40 or so ...
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195 views

Custom permalink structure only saves with index.php inserted

So I'm having this weird issue on the dashboard where custom permalinks only (default, day and name, month and name etc. those all work fine) doesn't save. I can choose the radio button and click ...
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Once redirected by Rewrite rules, how can WordPress know the page?

I have been searching for some configurations of .htaccess, filters and hooks to make able to manage the inner site uri's. The goal was force login, register and admin pages through SSL, and all the ...
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259 views

Which WordPress scripts need to be executable for a fresh installation?

For security reasons I need to block access to scripts that will not be executed on a fresh WordPress installation. Example: /index.php --> needs to be executable /wp-includes/cache.php --> should ...
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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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Site not loading after trying to give wordpress its own directory

I have followed these instructions http://codex.wordpress.org/Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory 100s of times and never had a problem. Now I am trying to remove the /wordpress from the URL again ...
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Wordpress Membership Login not working

I recently tried to set up a membership plugin to my self hosted wordpress site. Problem is, that when I try to login with a test user account it simple doesn't work (of course the login input was ...
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130 views

Making WP Admin Folder accessable JUST under a different link

I read all your post regarding renaming and moving the admin folder a few times but I still didn't find the real answers to my question! I got a page, lets say available under mysite.com ,the real ...
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262 views

How do I remove a word from a url in Wordpress using .htaccess?

In the site I'm building there is a post-type called "Focus". Since they need to url to be like www.mysite.com/focus/page-post-name I have the post type slug as "focus". Of course the archive page is ...
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How to create custom 401, 403 and 500 error pages?

When a 404 error is encountered, a 404.php template file can be used to render a custom error message. This is documented in the Template Hierarchy article. My aim is to create custom error pages ...
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342 views

How to redirect multiple subfolders back to root domain?

Due to search engine crawling errors, I need to redirect websites of non existing subfolders to a reachable website. This is what is currently leading to 404-errors: www.domain.tld/subfolder1/tag1/ ...
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184 views

External/non-WP rewrite rule without QSA

I'm trying to add a new external/non-WP rewrite rule to my .htaccess but WP keeps adding [QSA,L] to the end of the rule. How do I prevent the QSA part? This line adds the RewriteRule: ...
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Disappearing items in menu

I have problem with disappearing items in menu. I added php_value max_input_vars 7000 php_value suhosin.post.max_vars 7000 php_value suhosin.request.max_vars 7000 to my .htaccess but it doesn't ...
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How can I make my .htaccess file writeable by wp-admin?

My ISP changed the hosting for my Wordpress blog and everything stopped working. There was a DNS issue but they resolved that, but then every page apart from the home page returned a 404 error. When ...
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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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How To Rewrite WordPress Pages URL Only?

I have my WordPress pages URL as www.example.com/WP/sample-page and I want to make it like www.example.com/WP/p/sample-page.html For this purpose I used a Plugin name "Pages with extension" and it ...
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How to change “wp-admin” to something else without search-replacing the core?

for example: foobar.com/wp/edit instead of foobar.com/wp/wp-admin How would I do that? I've tried using this in htaccess but it won't work: ##### ABOVE THIS POINT IS ALREADY INSERTED BY WORD PRESS ...
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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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170 views

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 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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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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53 views

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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224 views

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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235 views

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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169 views

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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219 views

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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142 views

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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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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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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194 views

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 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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52 views

(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 ...