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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Making WP Admin Folder accessable JUST under a different link

I read all your post regarding renaming and moving the admin folder a few times but I still didn't find the real answers to my question! I got a page, lets say available under mysite.com ,the real ...
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How to redirect multiple subfolders back to root domain?

Due to search engine crawling errors, I need to redirect websites of non existing subfolders to a reachable website. This is what is currently leading to 404-errors: www.domain.tld/subfolder1/tag1/ ...
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External/non-WP rewrite rule without QSA

I'm trying to add a new external/non-WP rewrite rule to my .htaccess but WP keeps adding [QSA,L] to the end of the rule. How do I prevent the QSA part? This line adds the RewriteRule: $wp_rewrite-&...
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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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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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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 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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How to change “wp-admin” to something else without search-replacing the core?

for example: foobar.com/wp/edit instead of foobar.com/wp/wp-admin How would I do that? I've tried using this in htaccess but it won't work: ##### ABOVE THIS POINT IS ALREADY INSERTED BY WORD PRESS #...
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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://' . $_SERVER['...
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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 (mydomain.com/child-page)...
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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 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 help:...
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502 views

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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257 views

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 /year/month/date/post-...
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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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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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234 views

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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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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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 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 it'...
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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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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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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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How do I turn off 301 redirecting posts (not canonical)?

I noticed a strange behavior in WordPress where it automatically 301 redirects certain URL structures for posts. For example, I have a post entry for: mysite.com/999/about-us Then, you would think ...
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26 views

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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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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58 views

(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 re-...
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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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593 views

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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151 views

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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181 views

.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 boilerplate,...
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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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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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93 views

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: ../?attachment_id=3027&attachment_category=...
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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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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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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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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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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 blog.joesexample....
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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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108 views

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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607 views

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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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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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 ...