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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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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549 views

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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287 views

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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884 views

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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138 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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208 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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315 views

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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164 views

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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240 views

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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667 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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778 views

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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439 views

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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4k views

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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75 views

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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368 views

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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552 views

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 ...
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Hiding wp-config.php via .htaccess on an install installed in another directory?

Say my wordpress install is here, example.com/wp/ but my .htaccess is in example.com, am I ok with <Files wp-config.php> Order Allow,Deny Deny from all </Files> or do I need to ...
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371 views

htaccess rewrite, adding segment to url

Im not that good with htaccess files & regexes, and i'm trying to add a segment to a certain url. I'm building a website for a festival and we have a comon structure for the artists being: line-up ...
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138 views

Need rewrite for URL with specific string

I need help with one redirect, unfortunately I don't have idea how to write this for Wordpress. Should be .htaccess redirect or function in functions.php? Noob I am, so please help :) OK, I have ...
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293 views

htaccess rewrite conflict with wordpress rules and ssl

this one has me buggered- I have the below htaccess rule to redirect ssl to non-ssl pages. this works fine, except I'd like to exclude certain wordpress requests from this rule- for example, ...
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Cannot use Network Admin (Dashboard) on Multi-site after 301 www redirect

I have recently added the 301 redirect non-WWW to WWW on .htaccess for my current running blog multisite (Wordpress blog resides under "mysite.com/home/" directory), they seem to work fine after all ...
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Adding Contact Form 7 to my anti-spam rules in .htaccess [closed]

I have the following rules set in my .htaccess file to block spam. It works by not allowing anyone to login, register, or make a comment unless the conditions are met. It works, but I would like to ...
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2answers
735 views

Multisite - 404 when accessing sub-sites

Setting up a multisite on a blog which root url is dev.domain.com, using subdomains. So, for example, a subsites address : site1.dev.domain.com Everything works fine as long as i stay on the main ...
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Redirect within wordpress template/plugin

I've done a bit of googling, searching on forums, etc, and can't find a good answer. Here is what I'm doing: I need to pass a variable in the url to the page and have a rewrite to make it pretty. So, ...
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How can I stop WordPress from catching URL's for static pages that I save on my server

I posted a question about whether it's possible to add a Page in WordPress without headers and footers. Here's that question: Add a Page without header and menus? So how can I create a static page ...
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3answers
2k views

Wordpress permalink, stop redirection

I'm having some hard-time with with WordPress permalinks. WordPress 3.1 seems to force url redirection, ex: This is the correct post url: http://www.mysite.com/test/1/mypost.html If I go to any of ...
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2answers
519 views

Why should I password protect WP-Admin?

Just occured to me: what's the point of password protecting www.yoursite.com/wp-admin when a user can just type www.yoursite.com/wp-login.php, bypassing the password on /wp-admin? Am I missing ...
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Struggling with add_rewrite_rule

I've read this: Wordpress redirection to get url friendly That led me to this: 1) wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creative-coding/the-rewrite-api-the-basics/ 2) ...
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4answers
768 views

Permalinks to Custom does not work (out of box)

I have tried to change mode of .htaccess in wordpress folder to 644. Yet, I get Not Found The requested URL /wordpress/features/ was not found on this server. I keep reading about rearranging my ...
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I have a page using a pretty url and a mod_rewrite rule matching it. I expected it to give an error but it's working. Why?

this may seem like a weird question but I have something working and I don't understand how. I have moved my wordpress install to a subdirectory and am using the .htaccess file to redirect anything ...
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517 views

WordPress + Magento .htaccess ReWriteRule Issue (www vs. non-www)

I have an issue I've been facing for a bit now. Moved away from it, but now I'm back and just have no idea after trying to find a solution online. It seems individuals have faced similar issues, but ...
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2answers
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Hide a subdirectory on my website hosting

I have a website www.mcruiseon.com. I have added .htaccess to get all www.mcruiseon.com to redirect to www.mcruiseon.com/wordpress. But the 'wordpress' still shows up on my html link on browser. Can I ...
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635 views

How do I setup htaccess for 301 redirects, post Joomla to Wordpress migration?

I've almost completed the tedious task of migrating a relatively complex Joomla site over to Wordpress. The (more or less) final stage I am wishing to figure out is the 301 redirections. I've spent ...
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1answer
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Changes to .htaccess not updating the file (old rules still take effect)

I was running a Wordpress site using pretty permalinks, and everything was dandy - the .htaccess file was behaving, and url rewriting was working. This weekend, I decided to convert the site into a ...
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1answer
334 views

How do I put up a splash page and have all WordPress links redirect to this page?

I would like to put up a splash page and have all site links (posts, pages, etc.) to redirect to this splash. I know there are a number of ways to create a splash (i.e. page template in WordPress and ...
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2answers
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MAMP.app & .htaccess - Can't override after config

For whatever reason I can't seem to get my .htaccess file to work correctly on a local Wordpress install. What I'm trying to achieve is to have the themes assets paths rewritten as such: RewriteRule ...