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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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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Issue after changing permalink structure [duplicate]

My old permalink structure is like this: domain.com/POSTNAME/ My new permalink structure was switched to this: domain.com/CATEGORY/POSTNAME/ I need to set up a 301 redirect in htaccess that ...
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Wordpress duplicate content with wp_link_pages [duplicate]

Currently I am using wp_link_pages in my single.php post template using <!--nextpage--> to split a post into multiple pages, but i have a serious problem with google webmaster and duplicate ...
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265 views

W3 Total Cache CSS & JS files GZip issues

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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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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Url redirection using htacess for my website

my website has some development issues i really need some help When someone types www.mysite.com/mysite.com/mysite.com/anypagename.php a page opens up which shows data of the original page but ...
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83 views

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 ...
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159 views

Where to put W3 Total Cache rewrite rules in .htaccess?

Should I put them in the following order or the order doesn't matter at all? # BEGIN W3TC Browser Cache # END W3TC Browser Cache # BEGIN W3TC Page Cache core # END W3TC Page Cache core # WordPress ...
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Wrong page displays as home page

My website www.makowerarchitects.com loads up 'something' (for lack of a better word), whereas the correct Home page that needs to show upon visiting the site shows under ...
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740 views

custom permlink .htaccess file 404 Not Found error

i read alot of atricles taking about this but i could fix my problem yet .. i want to make the permlink custom /%category%/%postname% and i searched for the .htaccess in the wordpress files and ...
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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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180 views

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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159 views

ow to change cutsom page url of wordpress site using htaccess

i need help in httaccess rewrite of a wordpress site. i have url like below http://thewhiterabbit.dk/beta/steder-detail/?id=floos i want it to be like ...
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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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57 views

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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Permalinks in Multisite not working

I'm using a subdomain multisite and I receive a 404 when trying to visit posts. The main domain works, but the permalinks aren't working. When I use the default permalinks, they work, but when I use ...
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How do I edit the htaccess file to optimize my website?

Hi I have tried to optimize my website energyshop.se for a cpl of days but I cant seem to get it done. This is how my .htaccess looks like: Header unset ETag FileETag None # Hantera och redirecta ...
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385 views

How to protect media directory with .htaccess?

I am trying to protect the uploads directory with .htacess. But when I browse media section in admin panel, I see user/pass popup. My guess is, WordPress use fopen to find if the file exists. I ...
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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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htaccess – Server Subdirectory With Different Name Than URL Subdirectory

I have a client with an odd setup that I can’t quite figure out and I thought someone here might know the answer. I’m not sure they want the site shared, so I’ll use example.com for the sake of ...
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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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Use .htaccess to redirect homepage to its permalink

How can I get WordPress to preserve my permalink that I have set for the homepage? I would like the homepage's URL to be www.example.com/homepage-title, not www.example.com. Its permalink is already ...
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460 views

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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subdirectory install breaking existing links

I've had this issue several times now. While building a site, including some content, I keep wordpress in a subdirectory (say, /wordpress/). When putting it live, I move/copy 3 files out of the dir ...
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Is Wordpress API visible from PHP file called in htaccess

I'm trying to add some rewriterules in the .htaccess file to deal with hotlinked images - specifically I want to add the URL from the post where the image appeared to the header location information ...
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Using only %postname%

So I see everyone's arguements against using this, but that seems like a huge flaw in Wordpress because a domain name as close to the root is crucial to a site's SEO. I want my site which has rough ...
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441 views

Add rewrite rule in plugin: with .htaccess in plugin folder or using WordPress functions

I need add a rewrite rule in my plugin, and distribute it with my code. All works fine if I put the rule in the .htaccess in the WordPress root folder, but I need distribute the plugin with my rule. ...
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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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Default .htaccess file for wordpress?

My .htaccess files are intercepting with wordpress .htaccess files, which modules and which settings (specified by .htaccess) are required for WD site to work? In other words, where can I find ...
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Domain redirect in Wordpress multisite

I have two domains www.domain1.com and www.domain2.com, both pointing to the same host. What I want to do is redirect www.domain2.com to www.domain1.com/domain2. I got this code for a .htaccess from ...
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File and directory permissions

I installed latest WordPress 3.5 in my CentOS server. When I tried accessing http://example.com/wp-includes/, I received a listing of the directory: (Index of wp-includes). I added the following code ...
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Members area with externally-managed htaccess / htpasswd authentication?

I am looking at the feasibility of converting a client's site from countless hand-built web pages to a WordPress installation. The challenge is that we have a free area and a members-only area. The ...
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Non Wordpress Folder in a Wordpress Site

On localhost (WAMP server) I have installed wordpress in the root directory (examplesite.com). I have an application that needs to run outside of Wordpress, so I would like it in the folder ...
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Moving a WP Multisite to a subdirectory

Firstly, I've read a number of posts on this process. However, for various reasons, the process remains difficult to implement or troubleshoot for lack of even abstracted examples, or maybe too ...
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2k views

How to disable the default WordPress redirect to non-www URLs?

I am trying to redirect all non-www to www URLs in my WordPress MultiSite install. I am using a simple .htaccess rule like this: # Redirect non-www to www: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\. [NC] ...
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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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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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697 views

Cannot login to Wordpress site after changing .htaccess for security purposes

This is the original .htaccess on my local computer # Block the include-only files. RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^wp-admin/includes/ - [F,L] RewriteRule ...
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659 views

Force redirect single.php to index

I want to make a force redirect for single.php to index so that it is never reachable by direct access (the site is built in a way that you retrieve all the content on the index page, still need to ...
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Some images 404

I migrated our old blog to the same server in the main root. For some reason a couple of images won't load up any more even when they are in the /uploads/ folder. When going to them as a URL I'm ...
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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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663 views

What's the opposite of required valid user in .htaccess authentication

I'm familiar with password protecting files and directories using apache authentication. I am working on a site where I have two WordPress installs on the same domain. One WP install is in the root ...
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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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Install a Network under a mapped domain

I'm already running a WordPress installation just fine under a mapped domain. The current setup points (www).sample.com to /sample/ within domain.com, and it works fine. In the Create A Network ...
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.htaccess and WordPress Admin Bar

I have a built a number of WordPress sites for clients and my usual practice is to keep all the WP stuff in a /wordpress/ directory at root level. However, I don't like this directory appearing in the ...
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705 views

Why does WordPress 3.0.4 keep deleting the contents of the .htaccess file?

I just installed WordPress 3.0.4 on a GoDaddy hosted server. And I've been having a problem with my .htaccess file. For some reason, WordPress automatically erases all the mod_rewrite configuration ...
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How do I make WordPress revise an .htaccess file a certain way?

I've learned just a slight bit with WordPress Rewrite API -- just enough to add another rewrite rule for a plugin. The plugin works if installed in the root, but I'm finding that if one installs ...
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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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3k views

500 error when using virtual host

I've got a Wordpress MU install in a sub-directory of my webserver. When I point my virtual host at that directory I get my index page but no styling or access to any pages. It's like it can't ...
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How to restrict access to wp-content, wp-includes and all sub-folders

after searching I didn't find an answer still confused of how do I hide the -> wp-content --> uploads --> themes --> plugins -> wp-includes in browser. What I want is when viewer browse some like ...