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 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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Move Wordpress to subdirectory, keep ALL URLs

I currently have a website at site.com and have WordPress installed in me website's root folder. My website includes pages like: site.com site.com/page site.com/2015/10/01/post.... site.com/login ...
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Wordpress rewrite rules not working

I have created a plugin and i have gotten rewrite rules to work using my .htaccess file. I would like to make this work from my plugin instead to keep everything contained from within there. Im ...
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Permalinks - .htaccess

According to the official WordPress docs, when you save your Permalinks it updates your .htaccess file (https://codex.wordpress.org/Settings_Permalinks_Screen). However, when I make Permalink changes ...
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Htaccess Rewrite

I've a question about htaccess file... I'm configuring a website and all it works fine, except when I change htaccess file. Every time which I refresh the page, wordpress define the default htaccess: ...
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.htaccess password protect all but one page

Hi I would like to password protect my entire Wordpress site using .htaccess. All pages except one page which would be viewable to the public. I know there are other methods out there built into ...
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How to modify the .htaccess to force ssl on login and admin pages

I have the following code to force ssl on the login and admin pages via the .htaccess on a the domain example.com <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ...
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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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301 Redirect Loop

I have wordpress site hosted on openshift say example.com. I am redirecting example.com to www.example.com (non www to www). I have created alias for www and non www version and updated my cname with ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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How to redirect non existent pages/posts in wordpress using htaccess

How can I redirect non existent pages/posts in WordPress using only .htaccess file? Here is my code: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteBase / ...
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How do I Redirect Tags from Old Joomla Site to New WordPress Site?

I've recently converted a site from Joomla to WordPress. I'm down to polishing up the old Joomla site links that don't match the WordPress structure, and I've run into a problem where I need some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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://example.com/admin or http://example.com/wp-admin Fatal error: Class 'ObjectModel' not found in ...
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.htaccess redirect not properly working [ ?utm_source=]

I have a wordperss blog. This blog has two domain names (example1.com and example2.com). In my situation, example1.com redirected to the example2.com. This redirecting work properly. I saw that ...
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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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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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635 views

.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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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. ( ...