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 in sub directory wp-admin problem

I have WordPress 3.3.1 installed in a sub directory on my site just to use as a staging test site. It seems the root sites .htaccess is creating problems for Wordpress wp-admin page. I've set the ...
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Giving Wordpress it's own directory and using .htaccess Directory Index

Would this be a bad idea for any reason? - installing Wordpress in a sub-directory (ie: http:// example.com/wordpress) alongside the current website (ie: http:// example.com) that is not using ...
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How to redirect url requests to https? [closed]

I've searched far and wide for a solution to this and I am sure it's simple but I simply couldn't find a solution. This is the regular wordpress redirect code: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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Restrict Content for only Contributors via .htaccess

I have been using this code to restrict content download from wp-content/uploads for only logged in users: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / # Add these lines right after the preceding two ...
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CNAME vs A Record for WWW - with 301 Redirects

I am using a 301 redirect plugin: Quick Page/Post Redirect Plugin and my site's URL is http://example.com <-- notice no www. This works great for the following scenario: User types: ...
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WordPress keeps writing rewrite rules to .htaccess

WordPress keeps writing rewrite rules into .htaccess again and again till it causes an error and causes server to return 500 Internal server error... i.e. My .htaccess is a series of # BEGIN ...
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Hide pages from google and visitors

I have wordpress site where i have few custom type pages. I load the content of those pages with jquery load. But I dont want that those pages are directly visible. So if user goes to ...
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How to write .htaccess dynamically? [closed]

I am trying to set permalink structure on theme activation. The following function included in function.php of theme. // Executes function on theme activation function myactivationfunction() { ...
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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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Setting up a virtual subdirectory to display identical content as root directory [duplicate]

We have a standard Wordpress installation being used as a CMS. We're using standard pages with basic permalinks (e.g., /page/ or /parent/page/). We'd like to have that exact same content mapped to a ...
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How to publish new posts/pages in root instead of subfolder, but keep old structure in place?

I have a blog that was setup in example.org/blog/ many years ago, so all its files are in /blog/. Back then it seemed like a good idea, but now we want to slowly get rid of the subfolder. Of course ...
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403 forbidden due to .htaccess?

I have this 403 forbidden issue that i can't tell what's causing it. At this moment, i've already talked with theme support, wich advised me to talk with host support, wich i've done it already, they ...
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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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Pages 404 in wordpress

First of all, I am very new to wordpress and know almost nothing about it. When I create the page foo using in wp-admin, I get the message that the page is created. When I click on view page, it ...
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Allowing access to certain Wordpress created pages or posts with htaccess / htpasswd

Trying to figure out how to give access to a certain page, lets say http://mypage.com/page and not letting people access the main index via http://mypage.com. Or just simply disallow access to ...
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How do I block a subdirectory from WordPress theming?

I have a WordPress site. It works great. But I have a subdirectory on my server where I work on client websites. It's a development space and most of those sites are NOT WordPress. Sometimes (but not ...
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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 site not working after move

My site used to be in www.website.com/wordpress, now I've moved it to the root (www.website.com). I followed the wp codex instructions: 1. changed site url in admin cp - after I saved changes, I got ...
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Remove subfolders from URL

I am having a tough time removing the subfolders from the URL in my WordPress site. Currently, the URL format is: www.mysite.com/subfolder/index.php/category/postname I would like to remove both the ...
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Redirect from domain.com to subdomain.domain.com

Lets say my site domain is main.com and this is a wordpress site. I have 4 subdomains,say, cat1,cat2,ca3,cat4. Random posts and pages are displayed on main.com.They come into either of 4 categories ie ...
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customize urls displayed by previous_post_link and next_post_link

I am using the below code to display my next and previous links in single.php: <div class="nav-previous"><?php previous_post_link( '%link', '<img height="34" src="' . ...
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How can I set up a completely separate (not multisite) Wordpress installation as a subdirectory of an existing Wordpress blog?

I currently have a Wordpress multisite network running at http://www.mysite.com and rooted in /var/www/html. I need to set up a completely separate, single-site Wordpress installation accessible via ...
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Removed and Reinstalled Wordpress, Redirect Broken now

I just removed and reinstalled wordpress, I think something messed up.. Now when I enter URL, such as "test123.com", nothing load.. The ".htaccess" file on root folder is empty. and content of ...
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Wordpress links/site title won't work

I have one Wordpress installation at www.website.com, and a test site at www.website.com/test. The standard site works fine, but the links on my test site act weird. I use post title as permalink ...
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Redirect Wordpress MS to no-www version, excepting some dirs and prefixes

I have a Wordpress MultiSite, let's say: example.com two.example.com tree.example.com ... xyz.example.com Currently, I'm using this: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.(.+)$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ ...
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.htaccess not working in Wordpress

I'm trying to make use of the post name permalink so that visitors can access the page created by the plugin that I'm using. I've already checked phpinfo() and mod_rewrite is listed under the loaded ...
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Selectively Disabling PHP via .htaccess in Root Directory

I'm reading up on securing WordPress and one of the commonly suggested techniques is to use an .htaccess file to disallow PHP execution in wp-content and wp-includes. I then read about another hack ...
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654 views

add_rewrite_rule to remove /category/ from permalink

Hi I have many permalinks across my site that looks like this: http://www.mysite.com.com/market/category/slug/slug/slug/ http://www.mysite.com.com/market/category/slug/slug/ and would like to hide ...
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Temp URL Redirect Loop

I am attempting to set up my site using a temp URL (IP/~username/domain) through hostgator, but I am running into some issues. I have gone into the database and replaced all instances of my old domain ...
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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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htaccess 301 Redirect not working from aspx to new WP permalink

I'm fairly experienced with htaccess files and Rewrite/Redirect rules, however, this one has me stumped as to why it's not working. NONE of the following lines (used individually, not together) have ...
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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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780 views

Add .html extension to custom post type taxonomies

I want to have the .html extension in the custom post type taxonomy urls. My custom post type taxonomy it is called "product_cat". I will need something like: ...
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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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redirect the root of a domain, while leaving the www version unredirected

I have some bad links pointing at abc.com. Wordpress automatically redirects abc.com to www.abc.com. I need to redirect abc.com to a holding page... let's say www.abc.com/holding.html. What is the ...
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Custom url rewriting

I am struggling to create custom rewrite rules for wordpress. This is my url structure http://domain/cityprofile/?city=Sydney where city profile is a page template. Now i want to make this url ...
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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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521 views

How to rename the WordPress wp-login.php running on IIS6?

My Windows 2003 VPS recently hang due to bots hammering my WordPress login php non-stop for hours (determined from IIS6 logs). This caused MySQL to use up all the allocated 1G RAM. After resetting ...
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Local wordpress install only shows home page, all other pages Not Found

I am working on a local install of a live wordpress site, all links from the main page show Not Found errors. all .htaccess files are all present. The problem is that every page except for the home ...
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How to Deny Access to No Referrer Requests on Multiste with Mapped domains

RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} POST RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} .wp-comments-post\.php* RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !.*yourdomain.com.* [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^$ ...
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Wordpress Rewrite

I'm trying to get http://example.com/site/vendors/?u=abc to rewrite to http://example.com/site/vendors/abc but I can't for the life of me figure out how to get the url rewrites to work. /site/ is the ...
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Permalinks not working

I know, asked and answered a million times. For the life of me I can't find my error. Trying to set up Permalinks to use post name, /%postname%/ Trying to visit anywhere else other than the homepage ...
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How to run multiple websites from single WordPress setup

I want to create a website like visahq.com in WordPress, actually visahq.com has multiple websites like visahq.in for India, visahq.ru(will be shown in Russian) for Russia etc. and each TLD has ...
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Stop wordpress to redirecting home page if no page found

I don't want to redirect to home page when there is no page or wrong url. I have following in httaccess file # BEGIN WordPress RewriteRule ^sitemap.xml sitemap-%{SERVER_NAME}.xml [L] RewriteRule ...
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Having WordPress control only certain pages with .htaccess?

Building a site that we want the home page controlled by it (main page will be the main blog page as well as the site home); it should also control a couple other pages such as the contact us page and ...
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Changing RSS feed URL structure

I am in the process of creating a wordpress website, and I just have one issue left - RSS feeds. Currently, the website has a .htaccess file blocking access to /category/* pages. It was part of a ...
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How to set up htaccess to redirect a particular post type or subdirectory to HTTPS?

I have a post type with the slug 'open-tour', so all its pages are under www.domain.com/open-tour/. I need all the pages under this "directory" to go to HTTPS (for credit card payments). I can ...
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290 views

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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558 views

.htpasswd asking for authentication on home page

I have Wordpress installed on a subdomain. I added a .htpasswd file to the wp-admin folder. This works as intended on the login page and if I try to cancel or close the pop-up window I get the ...
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Additional .htaccess rules based on wp page

I've created a page in the dashboard called Authors, created a new template-authors.php with completely own logic. It works well, going to website.com/authors/ I see a list of all authors, specifying ...