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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Problems with 404, .htaccess, permalinks and Wordpress custom posts locally on Snow Leopard

I have a custom "about" post: function about_register() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x('About Page', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('About ...
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Wordpress site blacklisted by Google about .htaccess [closed]

my website www.saoyuying.com (the site is in Chinese :)) is included in Google's malware blacklist yesterday. But I didn't find any unusual files on the server. Google's report mentioned that "Some ...
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hide wp-content from urls

Here is what I am thinking of trying to hide wp-content from the urls of files included in page source. defining the following in wp-settings.php define ...
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url rewrite .htaccess extension to permalink

I have a custom page and template, that I'm passing a query-string to. It has a wordpress permalink like so /mypage/ I want to be able to add another rule so that the permalink receives a slug ...
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How to: 301 Redirect /category/ to /customname/

I've changed our "category base" in WP settings from the default "category" to "customname". Now there are 404 errors to links containing the old category slug eg. mysite.com/category/names What do ...
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Error message on blog posts only on my local environment [closed]

I copied all my WP files from the server to my local WAMP as a dev-environment. Everything works smoothly except when viewing a blog post. I get a good output of all the ...
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Missing images after moving servers

I cloned an inherited WP Multisite and have got it up and running thanks to advice in a this and this previous questions. Things are moving along with the exception of images. Missing Images On ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Use two different index pages

This link is pointing to my home directory. I want my users to see ~/home/prototype.php page when they come to my site. To achieve this, I have set following in my .htaccess file of that directory: ...
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forward domain name to particular page?

I;ve got a doman alias setup for one of my Wordpress sites and i'm trying to forward that particular domain to a page. The 2 domains are - www.alias.com www.actual.com When people use the ...
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Prevent Wordpress from automatically correcting URLs

I notice that if I type in http://www.example.com/pag I can land on an existing page that has a name like http://www.example.com/page_five. I don't know exactly what causes this, but I want to know if ...
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Where to put W3 Total Cache rewrite rules in .htaccess? [closed]

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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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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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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Redirect from ip to domain

I want to prevent site to be accessible by ip. It could be accessible by only domain name, so I tried with htaccess trick. RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^mydomain\.com [NC] RewriteRule .? ...
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Wordpress is rewrite my htacces file. I adding a font rule

I used webfonts in my Wordpress site. I need a rewriterule in my htacces. I put this in my htacces file: RewriteRule ^fonts/(.*) /mikevierwind/wp-content/themes/roots/fonts/$1 [QSA,L] But when i ...
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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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custom naming of search permalink /search/

I found this snippet online … function search_url_rewrite_rule() { if ( is_search() && !empty($_GET['s'])) { wp_redirect(home_url("/search/") . urlencode(get_query_var('s'))); ...
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rewriting search-permalink with htaccess - search results are are “opened” automatically?

when typing "a" into my search field (/?s=a) I my search.php template is loaded and all results that match that letter are shown. If I add this to my .htacess … RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/$ ...
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Redirect within wordpress template/plugin

I've done a bit of googling, searching on forums, etc, and can't find a good answer. Here is what I'm doing: I need to pass a variable in the url to the page and have a rewrite to make it pretty. So, ...
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Test site pages go to main site

I have a test site installed on www.mydomain.com/testsite. The problem I have is that if I type in the url www.mydomain.com/testsite/about I get redirected to www.mydomain.com/about. My page for my ...
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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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Comment author url link is wrong? How to change from authors/ to author/

I’m maintaining a rather simple blog where a small number of people are registered as administrators to write posts. When making a link to the authors URL in a posts meta data, I use the function ...
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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 redirect RSS feeds to Feedburner and keep pretty permalinks?

There are many tutorials out there, but all of them give you the same code snippet. I put it into my htaccess file, but the feeds are not being redirected. I don't want to use a plugin. I'm sure the ...
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608 views

Help with a custom rewrite

The following is a snippet from single.php </div> <?php endif; ?> <?php ...
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Redirect wrong links Wordpress

I am using the following permalinks structure: /%postname%/ and I also have some multi-page posts that look like /%postname%/2. The problem is I see a lot of 404 errors in webmaster tools for urls ...
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How to avoid wordpress permalink rules to inherit in a sub-folder

I have WordPress installation on the root of a website, I need to install another application on a sub-folder but that application got its own set of rules for URLs on its .htaccess file, my problem ...
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Why is my mod_rewrite not working?

Ok I have a WP site using the permalink structure of /%category%/%postname%/ I have built it in the way of page templates, using category queries inside, i.e. page-help.php <?php $my_query = new ...
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Wordpress and Htaccess

Removing RewriteBase / from my htacess has sped up my site which is still working correctly. Is it really required and what is it for?
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hosted wordpress.com to local directory?

This question was posted at onstartups - one that I frequently hear. Figure that I would ask the experts over here - can one maintain a hosted wordpress.com blog yet make it a subdirectory under ...
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Wordpress login fail after .htaccess domain redirect

I use .htaccess to redirect requests to my (new) domain to another domain hosted on different server. The file contains: Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteEngine on RewriteBase / RewriteCond ...
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How to customize sub-URLs in a wordpress website (.htaccess)

I have a regular business website that I built on Wordpress - www.example.com I have a blog page in my website under - www.example.com/blog When viewing a blog post it looks like this: ...
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Proper way to set up rewrite with Wp

This seems to be modding my .htaccess with every page view. What is the standard way of setting up a rewrite? This is what I have so far: if(!function_exists('some_rewrite')){ add_action( 'init', ...
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Custom permalink structure with %postname% in front of domain name

We are running a software review website, and we have a very large amount of reviews currently done, and we would like to restructure if its at all possible. I would like to know if there's a chance ...
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Configuring Home Page Address

I though this was a simple issue. When i type in the browser: www.example.com it changes to: www.example.com/home/ This delivers the proper contents from the Home page, but i wish to stay showing ...
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How Can I Use a Custom AccessFileName?

I have a need to have a custom AccessFileName setting in my virtual hosts, however it appears that save_mod_rewrite_rules function assumes that .htaccess is the name for everyone. How can I override ...
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Rewrite URL in address bar for a specific page [closed]

My client has purchased a new "vanity" domain name that they want to use to forward peoplle to a specific page I've set up on their wordpress site. I've set up web forwarding on the new domain so ...
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Do rewrites added with add_rewrite_rule() persist after plugin deletion?

I am developing a Wordpress plugin and need to ad a rewrite url using add_rewrite_rule(). That does work. But what happens when my plugin is deleted? Does Wordpress cleanup the htaccess or do I need ...
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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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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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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 ...