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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Links not working on “post name” permalink

I am working on wordpress 4.0 I have uploaded a WordPress site on live server and have done all the changes in database files and config and site is working properly with index page, but when i click ...
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Restrict URL access to PHP files within wp-content/themes & wp-content/plugins

A theme author has confirmed that in their next update (sometime soon), they'll include code to restrict access to theme files, e.g. functions.php over HTTP. In the meantime, I've tested the ...
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Change in permalink structure made javascript cookie not work correctly

My site needs a mechanism where a user is sent to agreement page when he visits the site for the first time. Once he accepts the agreement, it is saved in cookie. He can browse any page directly after ...
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Edit Permalink Structure For Custom Post Type or Modify .htaccess?

I've been trying to find a solution for days now and I am absolutely stumped. I am putting together a website to list my domain portfolio for sale and I'm using a plugin I purchased to lists the ...
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.htaccess help to a beginner

I have made a custom page template and created a new page which is set to use the custom page template. My URL for the custom page is now: www.domain.no/property The website will have 3 different ...
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Is there way to redirect all blog post pages to Home page?

I am creating a social bookmarking site using WordPress. I am using a custom field to store the web URL. Then when a user clicks the Title, it redirects to the original blog post page. Please check ...
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129 views

Permalinks not working on second wordpress installed in a subdirect

I have a main wordpress installed on the root and now due to a long story about incompatible plugins I need to install a second full instance of wordpress in a subdirectory. The main site works fine, ...
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WP Multisite .htaccess interferes with cgi-bin

I'm currently setting up a WordPress multisite installation for my company and I've run into an issue. The set up is that the multisite runs out of a subdirectory (/wp) but appears to be at the root ...
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Site Redirecting to wp-signup.php

I migrated content from our production server to our dev server in an attempt to sync all environments. I used the All-In-One WP Migration plugin. Now, when I access dev.domain.com I am forwarded to ...
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How to protect specific uploaded files from being accessed by non-logged-in users in WP-multisite

I have a question that I thought the below thread would provide the answer to, but things in WP have changed so it doesn't quite do it, although it helped my understanding of things. How to protect ...
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Wordpress internally rewrite rule challenge

Questions 1: I work on wordpress website for a client. But the client like to have a deep level url structure. The custom post type can be from level 1 to unlimited levels in the url structure. ...
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310 views

Rewrite WordPress Standard Feed URL - /feed/ to feed.xml

I want to rewrite http://www.ourdomain.com/feed/ in the .htaccess file to http://ourdomain.com/feed.xml And we have some other feed URLs to Rewrite. After a search I could not find the correct ...
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Wordpress permalinks confusion

I have just realised something that I never knew and I wanted to get confirmation that it is expected behaviour or whether the website I am working was behaving incorrectly. I creating a page - lets ...
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Best way to redirect site in subdirectory to root?

I have a WP 4.0 site that has been installed at: mydomain.com/site It's been there for many years, so there are lots of links from around the web pointing to it. As part of an overhaul I am doing, ...
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676 views

Working with Reverse Proxies and Multisite Installation

We have a wordpress multi site, the main site has a URL similar to mainsite.com Each of the sub sites have a URL such as subdomain1.mainsite.com, subdomain2.mainsite.com etc Each of the sub sites we ...
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how to rewrite folder name in url to another name

I am wondering wether it's possible to use Apaches .htaccess to rewrite a folder name - using a WordPress function. Lets say I have a url like: http://example.com/folder1/folder2/page.php Now I ...
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add_rewrite_rule on multisite doesn't work

I define a rewrite rule on an init hook like: add_rewrite_rule( 'foobar/(abc|def|ghi)/(.+)(/(\d.+))', 'index.php?my_action=$matches[1]&my_name=$matches[2]&my_version=$matches[4]', 'top'); ...
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679 views

Debugging a redirect loop affecting only certain pages

I am trying to fix a site which has several redirects that seem to have been added via a plugin called Peters plugin redirect. The plugin has since been deactivated and delated but the redirects loop ...
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Wordpress login bug. Need an emergency solution

I need emergency solution. I can’t login in to my wordpress site. After giving username and password it redirects to site/wp-login.php and shows a blank page. It does not take to the dashboard. I have ...
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How to hide that a certain non-Wordpress directory exists on the server?

I'm very much a newcomer to Wordpress and to this site, so I apologize if this is easy or addressed elsewhere. I have a WP 4.0 site, using a naked domain http://example.com, with the WP installation ...
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Securing wp-admin folder - Purpose? Importance?

I am trying to understand how to secure a WordPress site. One security task I do not understand is...How important is it to protect the "wp-admin folder"? For example, I would consider limit login ...
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different child theme for subdomain

I've got a site that I'm trying figure out how to apply different child themes to based on a subdomain. Applying the child themes shouldn't be difficult, it's more the .htaccess magic that I'm a bit ...
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.htaccess wp mod_rewrite causing error 500 on subdomain which does not run wp

My website www.vegmomos.com is running on WP and my subdomain publisher.vegmomos.com is not running WP. The htaccess has following WP code: # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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Wordpress overrides custom 404 page with it's own

I want to create a custom 404 page, but I cannot seem to override the 404 which is in Wordpress itself. The reason I want a custom 404 page is that if I get 404 within my subdirectories I get directed ...
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Change root directory

I would like to change the root directory of my website from the 'e' folder (http://www.domainname.com/e) to 'wp' folder(http://www.domainname.com/wp). How do I go about this using the .htaccess file? ...
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different CNAME to corresponding subfolders

I have three wordpress websites hosted on Apache server in three different subfolders, like www.mydomain.com/sub1;www.mydomain.com/sub2;www.mydomain.com/sub3 Now, I have three new domain names ...
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htaccess has broken my site

I made a small addition to the htaccess file and it broke my site (I'm certain there were no errors, however). So I deleted what I added and 24 hours later the site is still broken. I've disabled the ...
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WordPress Htaccess Redirect Loop

I have a site with a wordpress blog in a sub-folder named blog. I added an .htaccess file to the main folder, with just the following lines: Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteEngine on Rewritecond ...
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404 not found error on WordPress local host

I'm doing some work on a live WordPress site, and before making changes wanted to create a local copy of the site to use. I've gone ahead and done that, (using BackUpBuddy) but I am getting this ...
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881 views

Change Login URL Without Plugin

I want to change the login url of my Wordpress install away from /wp-admin.php I am aiming to do so and am looking at changing the .htaccess file to add in: RewriteRule ^login$ ...
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404 error with nested WordPress installations

I'm making changes to a site that someone else built in the root directory of their server and trying to add another directory with wordpress onto the root of the server, it gives me a 404 error from ...
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135 views

Multisite permalinks for subfolder wordpress installation

I have WordPress installed in a subfolder of the main site: http://www.example.com/blog/ Now I need to add second blog on http://www.example.com/blog/second/ So 2 blogs should work on the following ...
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.htaccess RewriteRule to include post type and taxonomy

I'm trying to rewrite this url www.domain.com/gallery/?university=birmingham to an seo friendly one like this www.domain.com/uni/birmingham/gallery the (?university=birmingham) represent the ...
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362 views

Protect wp-login, but get an internal server error

I am trying to protect my wp-login by #Protect wp-login <Files wp-login.php> AuthUserFile ~/.htpasswd AuthName "Private access" AuthType Basic require user myusername </Files> after the ...
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How to change home or site url using action hooks or filter?

I want to change url dynamically, so is there any way to change url? I know other methods like from admin, directly from database or wp-config. but i want to change it from either hooks or filter. ...
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156 views

Why my wp site always redirecting to the old website path..?

I am having problem on migrating my Wordpress site from the sub folder to the root directory. My current website URL is not working on uploading the project on root directory. It's get redirected to ...
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Redirect 301 www.my-site.com/page/n to www.my-site.com/ [closed]

How to make redirection on WordPress site with .htaccess to redirect this: http://www.my-site.com/page/n to home page: http://www.my-site.com/ I do not wish to list previous post on site on first ...
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Subpages return 404 server error

I just moved a site to another production environment and I have an issue with accessing subpages. The home page and the /wp-admin section works as expected and there are no path issues with images or ...
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get_bloginfo prints IP instead of url

I just recently moved a site to another production environment and I seem to have missed some setting in the db config as a lot of the built-in functions prints the IP instead of the url. Ideas? Tried ...
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211 views

Hardening wordpress: blocking /includes with htaccess

This page http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress says this should be included in the .htaccess file to block requests for files inside the includes dir. # Block the include-only files. ...
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wp-login.php ampersand in url results in 404

I've got this problem where the wordpress site will throw up a 404 if the wp-login.php has an ampersand appended after it (e.g. session expired argument). I've changed themes, disabled all plugins, ...
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Folder Name and Category Name Wordpress

I have URLs that need have the old URL for download files. Before, it has 2 separate website. The MAIN and the PORTAL website. http://www.website.org http://www.website.org/portal I want both ...
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.htaccess regex for redirect subdomain to root domain & redirect old permalinks

ok, i have at site a blog.mysite.com, and recently migrated all content to a new wp install at mysite.com. i want to redirect all of the posts from blog.mysite.com to mysite.com and also account for ...
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create virtual subdomains for a bunch of urls on a site via .htaccess

I need to be able to create subdomains for a bunch of urls on a site, from: domain.ca/communities/city/nw/neighbourhood/ to: neighbourhood.domain.ca There are a couple of things that change in the ...
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Missing visual editor after placing a redirect rule into the .htaccess file

My blog (blog.mywebroom.com) isn't showing the visual editor whenever I try to edit or add a new post. I tried a whole host of solutions, except I couldn't figure it out. The editor disappeared about ...
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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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371 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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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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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 ...