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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Best collection of code for your .htaccess file [closed]

We have the Best Collection of Code for your functions.php file thread, so I thought that it might be useful to create a thread for our .htaccess files. AND PLEASE REMEMBER TO ADD ANY OF YOUR OWN ...
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Clash of the rewrites

I have a category called 'neighborhoods'. I also have child categories within 'neighborhoods' E.G. Lakewood, Highland Park... When I click 'highland park' the url is ...
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custom htaccess rewrite rule for page

i have a page in wordpress called "video". its page id is 6, and its slug is "video" in my theme ive set it up to show content based on GET variables here is the URL rewrite im trying to set up: ...
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Wordpress multisite causing Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): Unknown error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WordPress upgrade now receiving Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): Unknown error We have just installed WordPress 3.0.1 and everything worked fine. However, as soon ...
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WordPress upgrade now receiving Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): Unknown error

We have just updated to WordPress 3.1.3 by following the WP manual install tutorial. Note: This is a Network-enabled (multi-site) install. After uploading the new files, we now get the following error ...
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In a subdomain network, what .htaccess settings can I use to have WP ignore requests to one subdomain?

I have a subdomain network installed at, say http://example.com. I need to have my webmail running at http://webmail.example.com. When I go to this domain it redirects to a page for creating a new ...
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761 views

How Do I Programmatically Force Custom Permalinks with My Theme?

I'm making a custom theme. It's a highly specialized theme to make WordPress into like an application rather than a CMS system or blog. For instance, a Dental Office Scheduling System (with CMS and ...
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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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.htaccess in subdir gets ignored by Wordpress' own .htaccess in /

I have a Wordpress installation on the root of an apache (I.E. on /) and WP wrote this custom .htaccess: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] ...
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How to add .htaccess code through a function?

I need to add the following .htaccess code through a function <IfModule mod_deflate.c> # Insert filters AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html ...
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Remove category from url

I want to remove /category/ base from the permalinks. I tried the solution ...
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How to avoid directory name collisions with root Wordpress install [closed]

I need to know how I can keep the end-user of a wordpress site installed in the root directory from creating slugs that will interfere with sub-directories that are already present. I've Googled ...
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Changing functions.php and .htaccess files

Can I mess up my Wordpress site if I change functions.php file for my custom theme? One time I added some code to it and it gave me some PHP errors and my site was inaccessible. Luckily it was in the ...
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.htaccess and 500 error, extra character added

I am having a weird problem. Every few days I go to my website and get an "Internal Server Error" - Or 500 error. I go into the .htaccess file of the site and notice it's been altered. One character ...
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How to use different domains for different blogs hosted in the same host in subdomains with .htaccess

Background i have a website running on wordpress and all its files are located in public_html of my host. Within it i created a sub domain "phantomomaga" and redirected an other domain to that sub ...
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register_post_type and register taxonomy and htaccess

I installed a theme called "The Dawn". It supports the addition of new type of post and a taxonomy. Here's the code: register_post_type('portfolio', array( 'description' => 'TheDawn ...
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Change author permalink using htaccess?

The original urls for users look like /author/user-name/ Is it possible to replace login by user's id? (something like: /author/34/ (34 is user id)). I found the solution given here, to not work for ...
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Blog.php or how to display recent posts?

I created a home.php which doesn't display the recent posts in the standard-blog-style. Just have a look at my website to see what I mean. I want to create a link that leads to something like ...
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How to rewrite WordPress uploads folder to another folder using htaccess

I found that the following code online could be used to spoof the WordPress uploads folder, rewriting URLs to a different folder on the server: # BEGIN Spoof wp-content/uploads directory ...
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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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594 views

Help with a custom rewrite

The following is a snippet from single.php </div> <?php endif; ?> <?php ...
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Can Wordpress redirect to a “similar page” in case of 404 error

This stuff is driving me nuts. The following url does NOT exist and should return a 404: http://www.easyjob.net/resume/ However, if I try to access it, I get a 301 to ...
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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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What does a security risk in a plugin look like?

My server was hacked this weekend. By the Russians! Of the 50+ domains on my server, every single one had a hacked .htaccess file which was redirecting search results and a few other things to a ...
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How to change wordpress news root url

I have a site and my customer has decided the url for what used to be news should now be renamed to tips-and-tricks, but we want to keep the old urls too because we don't want to lose old links. I've ...
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WordPress total posts per page changed and now 404 Http error comes out [closed]

I have migrate my web site from Joomla to WordPress. All are fine, I have create my Rewrites in htaccess to stop 404 from old URLs but I have problem with pagination. In Joomla web site, I had 6 ...
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New installation can't be found due to htaccess of the original non-Wordpress site

I have a non-Wordpress site , www.example.com For canonicalization purposes I have this in .htaccess : Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.example\.com$ ...
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Issue with using .htaccess to redirect feedburner feed

I am using year/month/post-name permalinks, and also using the download-monitor plugin to handle file downloads. I added rewrite rules to the top of the .htaccess file following the instructions at ...
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How to add multiple rewrite rules to WordPress .htaccess and delete them separately?

After an intense research without finding the proper answer I decided to ask my question here. I need to add some rewrite rules when activating a plugin in WordPress without existing custom rules ...
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Cannot find webarh/malware redirect infection that only shows on Chrome

Several months ago my site (powered by WordPress) got hit by that webarh malware infection that set up a bunch of .htaccess redirects to its domain. Restoration of a good site backup nixed the ...
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Restrict access of admin uploads to certain logged-in users?

This is a very open-ended, speculative question with lots of possible angles: has anyone worked with ways to restrict the access of certain uploads to a logged in user? I.e., how can the site admin ...
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687 views

Can't get pretty permalinks to work without index.php

I've worked with WordPress for a while now and this is the first time I've had this problem, I can't get my permalinks to work without index.php on the URL even though mod_rewrite is enabled, a few ...
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wordpress htaccess is hijacking my .mp4 files

I am running wordpress 3.2rc2 multisite. I inserted a few .mp4 videos into the root of my domain so that I can run a few basic tests with the jw player. When I try to access the url to the .mp4 ...
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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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TimThumb & htaccess : clean url

Do you know if there's a way to alter via htaccess the timthumb urls ? My question is if i can change for example urls like this ...
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Server crashed trying to restore wordpress multisite, images are not found pls help

I had an issue with a server that was serious enough to have to take it completely offline and then rebuild the os. I have gotten to the point where the new server is up and running. I have managed ...
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How to redirect http://mydomain/blog/blahblah/ to http://mydomain/blahblah/ in wordpress htaccess?

I would like the htaccess rewrite rule to compare to IIS rewrite rule I tried which doesn't seem to work: <rule name="rewrite /blog/"> <match url="^blog/([_0-9a-zA-Z\-]+)/$" /> ...
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need a help for modify .htaccess rule [closed]

here is my wp .htaccess # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase /wordpress/ RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond ...
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Options for restricting access to wp-admin

So i've installed a plug-in which allows me to enable two-factor authentication for my users. The problem is that to enable the plug-in i have to log in as that user and enable it via their profile ...
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How to redirect a virtual page (e.g. /blog) to the home page?

I want my to reach my website's main page when entering an url like: http://example.com/blog However, I can't seem to get it to work with a typical rewrite rule: RewriteRule ^/blog$ / I'm always ...
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If I change permalink structures, can I use htaccess to permanantly redirect links?

Ive got some super old links that have a lot of SEO juice and I dont want to lose that if I change permalink structure. This is partly due to the older version of WP i have (2.1) I want to use post ...
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Hijacking the URL for filtering

Right, here's the deal. I've got a loop of which displays news posts, these posts can belong to special categories (not normal categories) and I want to be able to filter by them. If I wasn't too ...
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mod-rewrite exception? keep #hash in matching urls?

Hey guys, My WordPress permalink structure is set to `/%postname%/. When I create a page with a name "FAQs" the permalink generated is "mydomain.com/faqs". When I link to this page in my code ...
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Redirecting all old links from previous EE site to new WP site in one go?

I'm about to migrate from an old Expression Engine website to a new WordPress site on the same domain. Is there anything I should be aware of with respects to redirecting old links? The old site is ...
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Wordpress 3.1 .htaccess contents keep dissappearing?

I have Wordpress 3.1 installed in a subdirectory of a shared hosting account, it's a linux server and mod_rewrite is enabled and working fine elsewhere. The contents of the .htaccess file disappear ...
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Problems redirecting to “pretty” permalinks (wordpress in Subdirectory)

I've got problems getting pretty permalinks to work. When changing the permalinks (e.g. to month/name), my .htaccess (in the wordpress directory - there is another one one level up) is changed like ...
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WordPress category gives 404 after moving to a different domain

I just moved a site from one domain to another and now category links are all 404. I have flushed the rewrite rules, recreated the .htaccess file but still it throws up 404. Weird thing is that if I ...
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htaccess disable Wordpress rewrite rules for folder and its contents

I have another PHP application in a folder named app inside my Wordpress installation, and I need to disable all Wordpress rewrite rules for that folder and it's content. So that when I go to ...
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htaccess redirect dynamic posts

Probably not the correct fora to ask, but.. Also probably a simple question.. We are changing our site to Wordpress, and need to redirect old posts. Previously structure: ...
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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 ...