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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Disappearing items in menu

I have problem with disappearing items in menu. I added php_value max_input_vars 7000 php_value suhosin.post.max_vars 7000 php_value suhosin.request.max_vars 7000 to my .htaccess but it doesn't ...
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Allow Permalinks to Work with and without Hyphens

Is there a way that I can change my .htaccess file to allow the user to go to a permalink with or without the hyphen? For example: I have a page: http://example.com/parent/two-words To get to that ...
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How to watermark wordpress images from wp-content/uploads folder with htaccess and php?

I have a Wordpress website, due to some limits i need to have originals of the photo at the serverside, but watermarked ones on a frontend and with direct opening of the photos. I'm using Frontend ...
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How can I make my .htaccess file writeable by wp-admin?

My ISP changed the hosting for my Wordpress blog and everything stopped working. There was a DNS issue but they resolved that, but then every page apart from the home page returned a 404 error. When ...
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How To Rewrite WordPress Pages URL Only?

I have my WordPress pages URL as www.example.com/WP/sample-page and I want to make it like www.example.com/WP/p/sample-page.html For this purpose I used a Plugin name "Pages with extension" and it ...
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Change Admin URL

I changed my Wordpress directory structure quite a bit. Here's what I have: define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://' . $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] . '/wordpress'); define('WP_HOME', 'http://' . ...
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WordPress 302 Redirect to Holding Page

Once again struggling with htaccess. I've successfully redirected the home page to my holding page with the following rule but it's not applying to child pages for some reason ...
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Permalinks not working with Vagrant

I am using Vagrant to build up a little Wordpress development VM. When I select permalinks (postname) then the page from an article doesn't load. However, when I select the standard link (i.e page id) ...
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URL rewrite results in a 404, but everything should work!

So I modified this code that I found elsewhere and stuck it in a plugin. The plugin works; I can see the .htaccess file updated when I hit save on the permalinks page. add_action( 'init', ...
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What happens when permalink settings are updated?

I have to identical copies of the same site on two different webhosting companies (besides the actual domain of course). One of them works all the time with pretty permalinks and the other works fine ...
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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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Modify the .htaccess file

I have a very simple problem: I want to modify the .htaccess file. It seems I'm not the only person and I've seen the other questions and googled the issue. Nothing helps. Something keeps overwriting ...
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How to create custom 401, 403 and 500 error pages?

When a 404 error is encountered, a 404.php template file can be used to render a custom error message. This is documented in the Template Hierarchy article. My aim is to create custom error pages ...
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WordPress site displaying 404 for any page apart from index

My WordPress site is returning a 404 not found error on any page apart from the homepage and /wp-admin. I have no absolutely no idea why this is. My Permalinks are set up to use ...
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How to Block Access to Standard Login Flow and Comment Flow

I've set up custom flows on my Wordpress blog for login, signup, and commenting. I would like to password protect the standard login flow so only I can use it, and block access entirely to the ...
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Apache Fallback instead of add_rewrite_rule

My requirement is to do SEO Friendly URL for an existing site in Wordpress. For example, Current URL: http://test.com/test/?pid=19971 that is the page "test" is rendering the data from some custom ...
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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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How to add custom rewrite rule to .htaccess?

I want to add a custom rewrite rule to my .htaccess file using a function inside functions.php The rewrite rule I want to add is as follows: RedirectMatch 301 ^/author/(.+)$ http://name-blog.com/$1 ...
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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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Force HTTPS using .htaccess - stuck in redirect loop

My Wordpress website is located at example.com/wordpress and I need everything inside to be accessible only using SSL. I've created a .htaccess rule that redirects http -> https: RewriteEngine On ...
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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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How could a .htaccess with authentication suddenly appear or change?

When trying to mark a comment as spam, I was presented with a basic-htaccess login. I couldn't login and then I remembered I do not have a basic login: the only thing my .htaccess in the wp-admin ...
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Redirect an old link to new site homepage [closed]

I need to redirect a single link www.abc.com/blog/?p=123 to www.abc.com/newblog/ I have used: RewriteRule ^blog/(.*)$ http://www.abc.com/newblog/ [R=301,L] It is redirecting all sorts of links but ...
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Accessing Subdirectories in WordPress Install

I have scripts that are in a subdirectory of my WordPress install folder. They are on the same level as the /wp-content/ and /wp-admin/ folders. I'm running them as form processing but I've got the ...
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Is there a directory my plugin can write files to that cannot be viewed via the browser/url?

I want to restrict access to some files uploaded via the admin interface but I cannot rely on the ability to use .htaccess (could be turned off, or they might be using a non-apache web server). I ...
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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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Wordpress multisite subdirectory redirect infinite loop issue

Any time I create a new site on my multisite install, I get an infinite loop redirect when navigating to that site's admin. I'm using the default htaccess supplied by WP for my subdirectory install. ...
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Redirect blog archive into certain format

My blog archive URLs were like: http://example.com/2014/03 I changed my site's permalink from /%postname%/ to /%postid%/%postname%/, and using Redirection plugin, I set a redirection like: and ...
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How to secure files based on format and word in file name with wp-config or htaccess?

I have a wordpress site that I would like to secure specific files in the uploads directory, so that they can only be accessed by logged in users. The files either have the word "oneperson" or ...
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Nginx rules for subdomain multisite install (Bedrock)

I'm trying to move an existing Bedrock based multisite instance to nginx and am having difficulty getting a set of nginx rules to mimic the original .htaccess. Bedrock places the crux of the files in ...
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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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Only default permalink is working mod_rewrite enabled

My problem is in my wordpress site only default permalinks is working.. When I change permalinks all pages become not found.. only home page is showing. When I change permalinks to postname .htaccess ...
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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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Wordpress multisite in subdirectory, not root, and remove base folder from url

I might be misreading but I can't find a solution to the following need: I want to install WordPress in a subfolder of my www directory, let's say www/wp. I then want to add two blogs to the multisite ...
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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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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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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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WWW to non WWW redirect effects on load speed

I was using pingdom to test the load speed on a site I'm working on and got different results for www vs non www. Wordpress automatically redirects to either www or non www depending on the settings. ...
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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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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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.htaccess in wp-admin produces a redirect loop

I've decided to take the advice of protecting the /wp-admin directory using .htaccess on a website which keeps getting hacked. Whenever I upload .htaccess to /wp-admin, my browser says /wp-admin has ...