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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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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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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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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.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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Unable to access WP admin

I cannot access admin via: http://xxxxxx.com/admin or http://xxxxxx.com/wp-admin Fatal error: Class 'ObjectModel' not found in ...
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what could cause the htaccess file to be modified?

One of the wordpress sites that I created recently went down with a 500 internal server error. After hours of mind boggling and checking error logs, I found out that the htaccess files present in the ...
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How to execute WordPress as though it is in the root folder while it is installed in a subdirectory?

I have a folder and file structure already in place for a site to which I am inserting WordPress. My goal is to execute WP at the root level (/) when a visitor just visits the domain without a path, ...
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642 views

Custom post types archive redirect

I had a custom post type with slug as (sometext) which I changed to (someothertext) And it works great So for example : my posts with urls like http://localhost/sometext/innerposts gets ...
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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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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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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 ...
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What's the best way to manage a lot of 301 redirects in WordPress?

Currently my site has a lot of 301 redirects we are managing in our .htaccess file (several hundreds 301 redirects); however, I am wondering would it be better and more optimal I use a plugin such as ...
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.htaccess rewrite

I have created a custom post type called 'event' and added an event called London 2012. I want the following URL structure for a page: local.mysite.com/london-2012/speakers I have created a page ...
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Problems with permalinks (.htaccess not working)

I would like to use permalinks but they are not working. Whenever I use permanlinks like /%postname*/ are something else that differs from the default ... I get an 404-error. Calling php_info I can ...
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Permalink Issues by Installing WordPress in Subdirectory / Subfolder

I installed WP in subfolder /cms and it runs live without subfolder. When I use /%postname%/ as permalink I get 404 error on my site. My Server supported mod_rewrite. My Code wp-config.php ...
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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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old permalinks not found

Looking through Google Webmaster Tools, I have a lot of 404s for posts with permalink structure of /%year%/%month%/%day%/%postname%/ I have since changed permalinks to /%category%/%postname%.html I ...
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A question about .htaccess

I'm redeveloping a site for a client. Their current site is written in .asp. I've rebuilt in WordPress as they need a CMS. We're repointing the DNS to our hosting environment. My question is - I ...
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Multisite - 404 when accessing sub-sites

Setting up a multisite on a blog which root url is dev.domain.com, using subdomains. So, for example, a subsites address : site1.dev.domain.com Everything works fine as long as i stay on the main ...
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Changes to .htaccess not updating the file (old rules still take effect)

I was running a Wordpress site using pretty permalinks, and everything was dandy - the .htaccess file was behaving, and url rewriting was working. This weekend, I decided to convert the site into a ...
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Wordpress redirection to get url friendly

I want to get url friendly for pass data to page from other page. I explain : I have on i classic wordpress page, url like it : ( example.com/agent/name_agent ) it's url build dynamically. ( ...
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214 views

Shared hosting, multiple sites, can't log in to WP due to .htaccess redirection

I've got a shared hosting account with 3 separate domains on it. Each site is in its own directory, so via .htaccess there is a rewrite for each domain name to the corresponding folder. When I try to ...
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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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362 views

What would cause a 500 Server Error with permalinks turned OFF?

I'm using the "default" setting for permalinks, at least I just switched back to that, and I'm still getting a 500 response code when trying to get to any post page like mysite.com/?p=4536 I can see ...
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Mass .htaccess URL Forwarding

I'm doing the migration of a site, from MovableType to WordPress. The website contains around 3500 posts and when I uploaded the information to the new version of the site, the links have been ...
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163 views

How can I create a smarter .htaccess file that will add a directory?

This is my current .htaccess file: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteRule (.*) /directory/ [R=301,L] And "directory" is where my wordpress install is. So this simply redirects people ...
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Htaccess maintenance page rules that actually work with WordPress?

I am trying to take my site offline for maintenance but only allow access to my IP address. However I can only ever manage to produce an internal server error. I don't understand how it exactly what ...
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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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WP Codex answer incomplete? Put WP in subdirectory. .htaccess change required

I have installed Wordpress in a subdirectory '/medical' and want the address to show up as www.mysite.com/page not www.mysite.com/medical/page The Wordpress Codex here : ...
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custom htaccess rewrite rule for page

i have a page in wordpress called "video". its page id is 6, and its slug is "video" in my theme ive set it up to show content based on GET variables here is the URL rewrite im trying to set up: ...
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mod-rewrite rules grabs “broken permalinks”, too

This is the automatically generated htaccess file of WP using permalinks for the pattern /%year%/%postname%/ (working with http://localhost/BLOG-FOLDER/ yet): <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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Rewrite rule that wp-login.php?action=register is left alone

Unfortunately buddypress breaks a facebook connect script because of the rewrite rules. It changes /wp-login.php?action=register into /register/ I tried to find where the custom rewrite rule is ...
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Change author permalink using htaccess?

The original urls for users look like /author/user-name/ Is it possible to replace login by user's id? (something like: /author/34/ (34 is user id)). I found the solution given here, to not work for ...
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Wordpress permalink, stop redirection

I'm having some hard-time with with WordPress permalinks. WordPress 3.1 seems to force url redirection, ex: This is the correct post url: http://www.mysite.com/test/1/mypost.html If I go to any of ...
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New installation can't be found due to htaccess of the original non-Wordpress site

I have a non-Wordpress site , www.example.com For canonicalization purposes I have this in .htaccess : Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.example\.com$ ...
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How to add multiple rewrite rules to WordPress .htaccess and delete them separately?

After an intense research without finding the proper answer I decided to ask my question here. I need to add some rewrite rules when activating a plugin in WordPress without existing custom rules ...
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417 views

Getting WordPress to work inside a rails 3 application

I am migrating an existing WordPress blog into a subdirectory of a new rails 3 app (deployed on Apache2 / Ubuntu 10). I have PHP/MySQL installed, and I have a standard rails app folder structure in ...
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Pagination problem (plugin wp-pagenavi) with a custom post type?

I am currently developing a WordPress website with a custom post_type called "music". I use the plugin wp-pagenavi to paginate content "music". When I link on the first page, it's OK (see link below) ...
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Date based redirects of posts that no longer exist

I want a more elegant way to express the following redirect: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/blog/2008/(.*) [NC, OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/blog/2009/01/(.*) [NC, OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ...
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950 views

How can I resolve a .htaccess internal server error setting up a WordPress multisite?

I am stuck in .htaccess file creation for multisite. I am getting an error in page now internal error 500 and when i checked my log in apache it says C:/www/vhosts/localhost/wordpress3/.htaccess: ...
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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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Redirect ALL subfolders to subdomains automatically

I've read several topics about redirecting some single pages to subdomains. There aren't a lot that explains this well and all requires me to manually edit the htacccess or create some folders for ...
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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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Making a physical folder containing .htaccess without breaking WordPress [migrated]

I am currently relaunching a website, moving from an archaic CMS to WordPress. Unfortunately there will be thousands of unavoidable 301 redirects to set up due to a complete change in site structure. ...
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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 to Display HTML Site Images in Directory Above WordPress Installation

I have WP in a subdirectory of its own. I have two .htaccess files. The first is in the domain root: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^automaticallynow\.com$ [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ...
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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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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 ...