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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Domain redirect in Wordpress multisite

I have two domains www.domain1.com and www.domain2.com, both pointing to the same host. What I want to do is redirect www.domain2.com to www.domain1.com/domain2. I got this code for a .htaccess from ...
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File and directory permissions

I installed latest WordPress 3.5 in my CentOS server. When I tried accessing http://example.com/wp-includes/, I received a listing of the directory: (Index of wp-includes). I added the following code ...
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Members area with externally-managed htaccess / htpasswd authentication?

I am looking at the feasibility of converting a client's site from countless hand-built web pages to a WordPress installation. The challenge is that we have a free area and a members-only area. The ...
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Wordpress redirection problem after moving to a new server?

I've created a site using wordpress and i moved that from localhost to new server. The steps i've followed is just got backup of old db from localhost and uploaded them to the new server. Changed the ...
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Disable directory browsing of uploads folder

I'm using Wordpress as a CMS for a simple website. I want to prevent users from being able to browse the directories such as the wp-content/uploads folder or any directories of my theme. My host does ...
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Cannot login to Wordpress site after changing .htaccess for security purposes

This is the original .htaccess on my local computer # Block the include-only files. RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^wp-admin/includes/ - [F,L] RewriteRule ...
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Force redirect single.php to index

I want to make a force redirect for single.php to index so that it is never reachable by direct access (the site is built in a way that you retrieve all the content on the index page, still need to ...
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Some images 404

I migrated our old blog to the same server in the main root. For some reason a couple of images won't load up any more even when they are in the /uploads/ folder. When going to them as a URL I'm ...
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One post on my website is going to a 404 page

So I ran into an incredibly odd and frustrating problem today. As the title says, as of today one of the posts on the website is going to a 404 page. This is the ONLY post that goes to a 404 page. ...
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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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a one-off rewrite rule

I have one page that I need to change the URL for. Currently, the page resides at example.com/departments/human-resources/ (human-resources is a sub-page of /departments/ ) My client wants to ...
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Install a Network under a mapped domain

I'm already running a WordPress installation just fine under a mapped domain. The current setup points (www).sample.com to /sample/ within domain.com, and it works fine. In the Create A Network ...
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.htaccess and WordPress Admin Bar

I have a built a number of WordPress sites for clients and my usual practice is to keep all the WP stuff in a /wordpress/ directory at root level. However, I don't like this directory appearing in the ...
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Why does WordPress 3.0.4 keep deleting the contents of the .htaccess file?

I just installed WordPress 3.0.4 on a GoDaddy hosted server. And I've been having a problem with my .htaccess file. For some reason, WordPress automatically erases all the mod_rewrite configuration ...
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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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WordPress Not Using Template Files After Permalink Update

I have a really weird issue that just occurred on a client site. I updated the permalink structure from /%category%/%postname%/ to /%postname%/ and suddenly my pages don't respect templates and are ...
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500 error when using virtual host

I've got a Wordpress MU install in a sub-directory of my webserver. When I point my virtual host at that directory I get my index page but no styling or access to any pages. It's like it can't ...
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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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Customise particular RSS permalink

From my old static website, I want to preserve some URLs like the RSS Feed one. My feed URL is http://traduction.bainslesbains.com/actualite-russe.xml and I want to redirect it to the category feed ...
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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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Setting up WordPress with Custom Permalinks and no .htaccess File?

I have a client that strongly prefers to disable .htaccess files because they like to set the Apache configurations themselves. However, they still want SEO-friendly URLs. Is there a way to have ...
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Does WordPress Change the .htaccess File When Updating?

I've just implemented a new WP website, replacing an older hardcoded HTML site. I will be adding 301 redirects in the .htaccess file to point the old URIs to the new WP Permalinks. My questions is, ...
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Redirect from ip to domain

I want to prevent site to be accessible by ip. It could be accessible by only domain name, so I tried with htaccess trick. RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^mydomain\.com [NC] RewriteRule .? ...
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Removing rules from .htaccess

I'm writing a small plugin that needs to write to .htaccess a simple non_wp_rule and i am doing it like this: function ci_flush_rules() { global $wp_rewrite; $wp_rewrite->flush_rules(); } ...
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Moving wp-content outside of web root?

Is it possible to move the entire wp-content folder outside of the Web root? I need to prevent anyone to view any asset file (images, pdfs, movies etc) with a direct url to the file... Any ideas? Or ...
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Auto 301 to full post permalink? (using /posts/%post_id%/%postname%)

I update my permalink structure to /post/%post_id%/%postname%, but if someone uses a URL like /post/1234 instead of the full URL of /post/1234/bingo-rulz, WordPress shows the post without giving a 301 ...
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How to map permalinks with accented letters to sanitized slugs?

To keep legacy entries on a blog hosted on TypePad on sync with a new WordPress installation... How do I map this permalink with accented letters: domain.com/no-es-fácil-alejarse-de-la-política to ...
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Htaccess redirect from '/%postname%.html' to '/%postname%'

I have a Drupal 5.x based travel review site which I'm moving over to Wordpress 3.x (same domain name). The Drupal site is structured like this: www.example.com/travel-guides (these are top-level ...
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Two domains on one Wordpress Installation

I recently changed the base domain on my Wordpress website from http://www.fsdegrees.com to http://www.56degrees.co.uk. I would like to create various of 301 from old domain to new one, but for some ...
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unexpected problem in url rewrite

As per the answer provided in How to create custom URL routes? I have created the rewrite rule using the same function provided. add_action( 'init', 'wpse26388_rewrites_init' ); function ...
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142 views

plugin links not working [closed]

I'm developing a plugin with the latest version of WordPress (3.4.2) locally (XAMPP 1.7.7 [PHP: 5.3.8]) and for some reason the links are not working within the plugin. I just have a simple delete ...
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213 views

How to redirect to correct pages after permalink structure change

I am changing my permalink structure from /%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/ to /%category%/%postname%/. Is it possible to redirect old links using old permalink structure to the new link? Possibly via ...
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WordPress on a subfolder but accessible from root

I've searched quite a lot without finding a solution. I have a wordpress blog in /_wp and something else in /other What I'm trying to is that every request gets redirected to the WordPress. Except ...
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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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Isolating WordPress to a subfolder

I'm trying to isolate a wordpress installation on our site to a specific subfolder. I created a folder on our root site named _wp and placed all the wordpress files in there. I added the following ...
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Shared hosting, multiple sites, can't log in to WP due to .htaccess redirection

I've got a shared hosting account with 3 separate domains on it. Each site is in its own directory, so via .htaccess there is a rewrite for each domain name to the corresponding folder. When I try to ...
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Wordpress is rewrite my htacces file. I adding a font rule

I used webfonts in my Wordpress site. I need a rewriterule in my htacces. I put this in my htacces file: RewriteRule ^fonts/(.*) /mikevierwind/wp-content/themes/roots/fonts/$1 [QSA,L] But when i ...
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WordPress sections in htaccess kills FrontPage permissions

I have WordPress running in the public_html directory of my web server (i.e. the primary domain on my account points to this directory). There are subdirectories off of this folder that are for other ...
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Canonical Resource URLs Across a Multisite Network 2012?

This question was asked back in 2010 @ Outputting Canonical Resource URLs Across a Multisite Network? WordPress MU Domain Mapping @ Wordpress.org Since many things have changed since then, I was ...
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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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689 views

WordPress mod_rewrite is canceling/overwriting my other mod_rewrite rule

in /www/ I have an .htaccess file containing: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^([^.]*\.less)$ compilers/lessphp.php?file=$1 [R,QSA,L] ...
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Index in root, wordpress in subdirectory

Okay I've googled this for hours...I installed wordpress to a subdirectory as a content management system, but I want my main index.php along with other files to remain in the root. What .htaccess ...
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custom naming of search permalink /search/

I found this snippet online … function search_url_rewrite_rule() { if ( is_search() && !empty($_GET['s'])) { wp_redirect(home_url("/search/") . urlencode(get_query_var('s'))); ...
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rewriting search-permalink with htaccess - search results are are “opened” automatically?

when typing "a" into my search field (/?s=a) I my search.php template is loaded and all results that match that letter are shown. If I add this to my .htacess … RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/$ ...
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Two “.htaccess” Files Located in Different Directories?

I found two ".htaccess" files, one is located in '/httpdocs/.htaccess', another one is located in '/httpdocs/wordpress/.htaccess', the content is different, is it normal? The Wordpress was installed ...
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Please Check this '.htaccess' File

I just found my '.htaccess' file has the same lines of code repeated twice as below, maybe some plugins changed it, is it incorrect? Should I remove the repeated one? Thanks!! <IfModule ...
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Files placed in directory with wordpress 404

I changed my WordPress permalinks settings from the default to displaying the name of the post. When I did this, all the files that I had been storing in the directory with WordPress ...
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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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Which is better: 301 Redirect in my .htaccess file or a plugin like Redirection?

Currently I am using 301 Redirects in my .htacess file to redirect old URLs to new URLs. Are there any performance benefits (i.e. site loading) o using a plugin like Redirection or should I just stick ...
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Protect Uploads in Multisite

I am using WordPress multisite (3.3.1) and am trying to protect uploads from certain blogs from being hotlinked and directly accessed. This is loosely related to How to Protect Uploads, if User is not ...