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 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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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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178 views

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 to add custom rewrite rule to .htaccess?

I want to add a custom rewrite rule to my .htaccess file using a function inside functions.php The rewrite rule I want to add is as follows: RedirectMatch 301 ^/author/(.+)$ http://name-blog.com/$1 ...
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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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Force HTTPS using .htaccess - stuck in redirect loop

My Wordpress website is located at example.com/wordpress and I need everything inside to be accessible only using SSL. I've created a .htaccess rule that redirects http -> https: RewriteEngine On ...
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203 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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95 views

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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Nginx rules for subdomain multisite install (Bedrock)

I'm trying to move an existing Bedrock based multisite instance to nginx and am having difficulty getting a set of nginx rules to mimic the original .htaccess. Bedrock places the crux of the files in ...
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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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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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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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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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528 views

Simple seo-friendly custom $_GET url rewrite with htaccess

I have this url: http://sitename.com/?game=runescape Is it possible to modify the htaccess file or rewrite the url via Wordpress to become like this: http://sitename.com/game/runescape
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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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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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122 views

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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77 views

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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328 views

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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228 views

Migration from old CMS to WordPress 301 redirection rules?

I need 301 redirection rule for migrating old CMS to WordPress. On old CMS I have URL structure like this: I wish is to move my site to WordPress and to have all old (or most) URLs with 301 redirect ...
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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 ...
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.htaccess in wp-admin produces a redirect loop

I've decided to take the advice of protecting the /wp-admin directory using .htaccess on a website which keeps getting hacked. Whenever I upload .htaccess to /wp-admin, my browser says /wp-admin has ...
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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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Home links redirects to old site

So I have a issue that can´t really wrap my head around, it is most likely .htaccess related. I have just moved my site from a subdirectory to the main directory, this was done changing the site url ...
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Unusual behaviour in my wordpress due to htaccess

I discovered that wordpress/buddypress stopped working (a blank page), and the problem is related to htaccess issues . I found that those lines were added may be automatically (I don't remember ...
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Permanently Redirect WordPress Subfolder Blog to Subdomain on Another Server

Let me further explain the title. Originally we had a static marketing site at example.com and the wordpress blog hosted at www.joesexample.com/blog. We are now moving that blog to ...
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Some Pemalink problems, probably caused by wrong .htaccess configuration?

I have import on my local webserver a backup of a website made using WordPress but I am finding some difficulties with PermaLink configuration The main problem is that if I use the permalink setted ...
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88 views

How to redirect WP post with a specific word in the URL

I've changed the URL structure of my WordPress post (not page) from: example.com/archive/post-id to: example.com/post-name I'd like to redirect the old structure /post/ to the new one via ...
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Wordpress site not redirecting properly

We have developed a wordpress site recently, if i just type http://example.com in browser i will get the site, but if i type www.example.com it is not displaying anything, what happened to it, is ...
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420 views

Internet Explorer opens links to .msi files as text in a new tab

I'm really struggling with this issue. The WordPress site I manage has had .msi files available to download for a long time. Since the recent update to WordPress 3.8, Internet Explorer no longer ...
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No input file specified after enabling multi site

I am getting this error after enabling Multisite "No input file specified.", I can't find a solution in the internet, I hope you can help me. I have this in my htacces RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / ...
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108 views

Multisite wordpress and subdomain URL collisions

I have a multisite WordPress installed on a server using a domain, site.com and I have a subdomain setup in WordPress, so subsites are at sub1.site.com, sub2.site.com etc. In addition to this, the ...
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591 views

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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Enabling XSendFile causes 404 for images on Wordpress Multisite / Network

I've compiled and installed the XSendFile module and added the following lines to my .htaccess: XSendFile On It shows up as being activated in <?php info() ?> under loaded modules. The ...
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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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224 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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Will deleting WP's code in .htaccess cause problems?

I need to use the following redirect on my site: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} name.com RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/(1[0-9]{3}|200[0-9]|201[0-3]) RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/2013/12 ...