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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Cannot access non-wordpress subdirectories as wordpress overrides them with a 404 error

I refer to this question previously asked and not suitably answered: Wordpress overriding actual subdirectories and also Non "Wordpress" pages/code getting 404 error. I have the same ...
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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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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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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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0answers
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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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7answers
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
321 views

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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2answers
617 views

How do I redirect a post url to a custom url?

I've created a page that loops posts. Each post acts as a category link so that when you click it brings you to a category archive. My issue is that wordpress somehow overrides my htaccess and ...
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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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2answers
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Wordpress best solution shared theme for consumers and businesses (two url's one instaltion)

What would be the best solution for a wp (cms style) site containing a sub site for consumers and businesses. I've made a wp theme and its almost finished. In essence its gives you two choice to ...
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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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5answers
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How can I make an htaccess file on a Mac? [closed]

I'm trying to set-up pretty permalinks for my site. WordPress has a warning that my htaccess files is not writable. It provided some code to copy and put in the htaccess file. I'm on a Mac, my local ...
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1answer
627 views

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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5answers
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WordPress permalinks Yahoo hosting(no .htaccess allowed)

I have moved a Wordpress install to a client from sub folder to the root folder. Right now, everything works fine, except for the friendly URLs. I currently have to set the Permalink feature in ...
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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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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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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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1answer
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Rewrite rules in .htaccess get overwritten?

I'm not able to make it work by adding custom rewrite rules into functions.php or adding custom permastructures either. I have this code in my .htaccess that is working fine. # BEGIN WordPress ...
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2answers
1k views

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 slugs and 404 handling takes preference over folders in site root?

I have wordpress installed and permalink structure set to /%postname%/ In addition to WordPress folders, I also have a public_html/beta folder where I wanted to copy the same site and test some ...
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1answer
812 views

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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1answer
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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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1answer
159 views

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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2answers
938 views

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 ...
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1answer
181 views

Wordpress and Htaccess

Removing RewriteBase / from my htacess has sped up my site which is still working correctly. Is it really required and what is it for?
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3answers
966 views

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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1answer
522 views

How to override .htaccess with new rules without ftp or edit it manual

I want script will add new rules to current .htaccess and user no need to ftp or edit it manually. Example, I use timthumb for resize image on my theme and want rewrite the URL and current .htaccess ...
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1answer
502 views

htaccess or redirect to cloak portion of a link?

I have an ad rotate plugin installed to display a few ads on my site but the plugin is coded so that it uses the full directory in the ad count link. I would like to know if there's something easy to ...
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3answers
843 views

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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2answers
2k views

How to? Redirect /category/sci-fi/ to /category/scifi/?

I changed the wordpress category slug from "sci-fi" to "scifi" a few months back by accident. How can I redirect /category/sci-fi/ to /category/scifi/ so that /category/sci-fi/page/2/, ...
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2answers
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How to: 301 Redirect /category/ to /customname/

I've changed our "category base" in WP settings from the default "category" to "customname". Now there are 404 errors to links containing the old category slug eg. mysite.com/category/names What do ...
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1answer
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Wordpress .htaccess subdirectory problem

I've been having some issues with my Wordpress install allowing me to access subdirectories, specifically a CodeIgniter install at mydomain.com/codeigniter. I know that technically it should work just ...
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1answer
302 views

Date based redirects of posts that no longer exist

I want a more elegant way to express the following redirect: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/blog/2008/(.*) [NC, OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/blog/2009/01/(.*) [NC, OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ...
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1answer
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Using HTACCESS for Secret Access

I saw this post yesterday http://digwp.com/2011/01/simpler-login-url/ where a 'custom' word is used to direct the user from url.com/admin to url.com/wp-login.php and I'm asking (also did so in the ...
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1answer
322 views

htaccess strip url

I have my permalink set to %postname%/%location%/%course% I want this permalink %location%/%course%/%postname% but due to this I get 404 on every page but not on posts, I decided to put this permalink ...
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2answers
643 views

W3 Total Cache Plugin with WP 3 MultiUser [on hold]

I'm having some strange behavior with my W3 Total Cache solution working on my multi-user Wordpress 3 installation. The multi-user is setup to use sub directories, and I'm using all types of caching ...
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2answers
180 views

hosted wordpress.com to local directory?

This question was posted at onstartups - one that I frequently hear. Figure that I would ask the experts over here - can one maintain a hosted wordpress.com blog yet make it a subdirectory under ...
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1answer
473 views

Wordpress login fail after .htaccess domain redirect

I use .htaccess to redirect requests to my (new) domain to another domain hosted on different server. The file contains: Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteEngine on RewriteBase / RewriteCond ...
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2answers
2k views

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 ...
3
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3answers
945 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
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2answers
608 views

Using WP rather than .htaccess to redirect pages/posts

I run a site with over 100 specific redirects in the htaccess for legacy html files that were subsequently brought into WP. There are also rules for pages within a date range to redirect to the home ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I resolve a .htaccess internal server error setting up a WordPress multisite?

I am stuck in .htaccess file creation for multisite. I am getting an error in page now internal error 500 and when i checked my log in apache it says C:/www/vhosts/localhost/wordpress3/.htaccess: ...
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4answers
851 views

Plugin to edit htaccess file

Is there anyway I can edit my htaccess file without using ftp?
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1answer
2k views

Error Message from W3 Total Cache when .htaccess Rules Cannot Be Modified? [on hold]

I have just installed the Plugin " W3 Total Cache " .I have enabled permalinks too. Then it is showing a message Browser Cache feature is not operational. Your .htaccess rules could not be ...
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1answer
917 views

Wordpress overrides the GET variables, (page_id) set in HTACCESS

I have a wordpress site that is extremely large and pushing Wordpress to its limits. It uses a number of pages/categories and a lot of .htaccess rules to organise the various sections of the site, ...
2
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1answer
967 views

Change of permalink structure - redirects in htaccess breaks the archive links

When I started with my blog, the permalinks and following structure: http://<domain>/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/ Some time ago, I changed the permalink structure to ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

When WordPress Does Not Provide an .htaccess File for New Multisite Sites because of CPanel Fantastico Auto-Installer?

I have installed WordPress via an auto-installer and later configured it as multisite. But whenever I create the WordPress site using auto-installer it doesn't give me the .htaccess file by default. ...