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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(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 ...
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Changing WP location and wp-content folder name witouth loosing SEO

I'm trying to make my site the most efficient way as possible, and I find out thant changing lot of things in permalinks , security folders , etc, works pretty well. But what happen if the WP, is ...
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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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Using root permalinks with a subdirectory install

My WordPress Address (URL) http://mydomain.com/wordpress My Site Address (URL) is http://mydomian.com My site works fine when accessed from http://mydomian.com and I have no problems to speak of, ...
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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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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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Folder installation to be in ROOT

What I want to achieve is just a simple removal of the /folder name after my website.com URL and have all my links and WordPress login just under website.com/wp-login.php. 1.) I did a restore ...
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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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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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Custom URL rewrite rule for migrating to WordPress

I am trying to move my image gallery site from one CMS to Wordpress. On current CMS I have page with medium size image on it with URL: ...
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Multisite domain redirect subdirectory non-www to www without breaking root site

There are a ton of questions asked on Multisite domain mapping but none I can find with an answer that works for me. I am using subdirectories. Here is my configuration: (1) Root non-www: ...
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Gzip issue with mailchimp and comment-reply.min javascript files

I am testing my site against GTMetrix and in YSLOW, I have the following warnings: **Compress components with gzip** There are 2 plain text components that should be sent compressed ...
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Using htaccess and php to protect file, MIME problem

I'm using the method described here: Protecting WordPress Media Uploads Unless User Is Logged In (Based off of How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In?. The redirect is working perfectly, ...
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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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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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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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displays only broken images in WPMU sub domains

I am using wp 3.8 the default .htaccess code, displays only broken images in WPMU subdomains. I tried to modify the RewriteRule to: RewriteRule ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?files/(.+) ...
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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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How to map sub-directory to second wordpress multisite?

I have setup a two sites using one wordpress installation. The issue that I have now is that I can only access each site via /blog/ and /blog/support/. I want to access the support section using ...
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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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How can I redirect all wordpress tag subdirectory (subfolder) to another one (archives/tag)

I changed my permalinks and it working fine but I need to redirect old tag folder to archives/tag to not lose links which google indexed below is my .htaccess file in the root of my recipes site ...
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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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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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403 forbidden issue in wordpress

i have corner advertisement plugin in my wordpress website, this plugin used to convert given image into swf file and display it in any one of corner with peel effect. this plugin only not working in ...
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WordPress htaccess

I got the following from the html5 boilerplate htaccess file. Is this safe to add to my wordpress htaccess? And will it help? <IfModule mod_deflate.c> # Force compression for mangled headers. ...
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Security: How to disallow viewing/browsing by author? [duplicate]

I've already inserted htaccess code to disallow searching for users by numeric id. However, one can still manually input a user name to view/browse by author, e.g. http://mywpsite.com/author/peter/ ...
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Simple URL rewriting gone wrong

I have this .htaccess file <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] RewriteRule ^feed/sejururi\.xml$ /feed/ [L,NC] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} ...
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Custom Post Type Permalinks Problem

looking for some help with a permalink structure problem. I am using this code here http://pastebin.com/QfgAMkfV as a plugin with hopes of creating a structure like so /films/ /films/film-name/ ...
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Problems with moving wp-content to a subdomain

Got a little problem. I wanted to move wp-content to a subdomain (content.sitename.com) but there's a weird problem when rendering PHP-Content (e.g. style.css.php). Every PHP file in ...
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Giving Wordpress it's own directory and using .htaccess Directory Index

Would this be a bad idea for any reason? - installing Wordpress in a sub-directory (ie: http:// example.com/wordpress) alongside the current website (ie: http:// example.com) that is not using ...
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Restrict Content for only Contributors via .htaccess

I have been using this code to restrict content download from wp-content/uploads for only logged in users: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / # Add these lines right after the preceding two ...
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WP Multisite URL rewrite static content folder

I have a WP multisite installation on the root folder. one of the sites have a subdomain subdomain.mysite.com in the root folder there is a sub directory called /subdomain-static folder ...
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Wordpress query string rewrite .htaccess

At the minute my .htaccess looks like: # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase /testdirectory/ RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f ...
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Wordpress redirects mywebsite.com/author/admin to mywebsite.com/wp-admin

I got my self-hosted Wordpress installation, with a nice theme implemented. For writing blog posts I'm using the only user of the website, called "Admin". In my case I only have one author for my blog ...
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Hide pages from google and visitors

I have wordpress site where i have few custom type pages. I load the content of those pages with jquery load. But I dont want that those pages are directly visible. So if user goes to ...
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Clarification - Change tag base - 301 redirect old indexed links?

I keep reading conflicting guidance on this including the occasional difference of opinion on here. I'm happy with my permalink structure - would love to lose '/category/' but read of many issues with ...
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Setting up a virtual subdirectory to display identical content as root directory [duplicate]

We have a standard Wordpress installation being used as a CMS. We're using standard pages with basic permalinks (e.g., /page/ or /parent/page/). We'd like to have that exact same content mapped to a ...
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url rewrite subdomain to multisite

I have a multisite install of WordPress on an Apache (windows server 2008) with one "child" site. So: C:\Apache24\htdocs\wordpress is the physical install location ipaddress/wordpress/childsite is ...
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How to Create a Mod_Rewrite/Regex Rule to Redirect Requests old URLs to Their Updated Link Structure

Here goes... How would I create a mod_rewrite rule to that will redirect a variety of possible URL requests to their updated URL counter parts. We are migrating and old site to a CMS with a ...
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403 forbidden due to .htaccess?

I have this 403 forbidden issue that i can't tell what's causing it. At this moment, i've already talked with theme support, wich advised me to talk with host support, wich i've done it already, they ...
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Wp security plugin access subfolders

I have install wordpress in the root folder but i have subfolders and give me error 403 for access , i think the problem it´s of htaccess of wordpress i use wp security also as module for security and ...
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Allowing access to certain Wordpress created pages or posts with htaccess / htpasswd

Trying to figure out how to give access to a certain page, lets say http://mypage.com/page and not letting people access the main index via http://mypage.com. Or just simply disallow access to ...