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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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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Mass .htaccess URL Forwarding

I'm doing the migration of a site, from MovableType to WordPress. The website contains around 3500 posts and when I uploaded the information to the new version of the site, the links have been ...
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How can I create a smarter .htaccess file that will add a directory?

This is my current .htaccess file: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteRule (.*) /directory/ [R=301,L] And "directory" is where my wordpress install is. So this simply redirects people ...
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Change the actual (or viewable) Wordpress directory structure

I like the simplicity of wordpress and all it has to offer, but for security purposes I would like to change the actual (or viewable) directory structure of my site. The install has a set of files ...
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Default .htaccess file for wordpress?

My .htaccess files are intercepting with wordpress .htaccess files, which modules and which settings (specified by .htaccess) are required for WD site to work? In other words, where can I find ...
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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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Problems with 404, .htaccess, permalinks and Wordpress custom posts locally on Snow Leopard

I have a custom "about" post: function about_register() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x('About Page', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('About ...
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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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Redirection with a wildcard

I have put my wordpress installation liek these : http://www.mydomain.com/cms for the testing time, and time to implement thing in the database. Now i have switch the whole thing to : ...
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239 views

How can I dynamically generate an image with a static image URL?

What I'm trying to do is very simple. Whenever someone visits, say site.com/socialproof.png, I want it to use a rewrite rule to point it to a file in my plugins folder. Can I do this with WP's ...
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How to prevent WP overwriting my custom htaccess rewrites?

I've used some custom rewrites implemented by the Roots framework. Occasionally they get wiped: certainly if I visit Settings > Permalinks, but also at seemingly random times. My htaccess reads so: ...
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Wordpress site blacklisted by Google about .htaccess [closed]

my website www.saoyuying.com (the site is in Chinese :)) is included in Google's malware blacklist yesterday. But I didn't find any unusual files on the server. Google's report mentioned that "Some ...
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Htaccess maintenance page rules that actually work with WordPress?

I am trying to take my site offline for maintenance but only allow access to my IP address. However I can only ever manage to produce an internal server error. I don't understand how it exactly what ...
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Passing variables through permalink structure

I have a WordPress page which is accessible via /accommodation/. What I want to be able to do is pass in a parameter using the URL - ie going to /accommodation/value1/ would load the same page as ...
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Changes done to .htaccess are not getting reverted back

I am new to WordPress and playing around with it to get some idea about its working. I have done some changes to WordPress' .htaccess file to add some redirection and that worked perfectly fine. Now ...
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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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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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WP Codex answer incomplete? Put WP in subdirectory. .htaccess change required

I have installed Wordpress in a subdirectory '/medical' and want the address to show up as www.mysite.com/page not www.mysite.com/medical/page The Wordpress Codex here : ...
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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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mod-rewrite rules grabs “broken permalinks”, too

This is the automatically generated htaccess file of WP using permalinks for the pattern /%year%/%postname%/ (working with http://localhost/BLOG-FOLDER/ yet): <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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735 views

Correct htaccess to display page while also passing in GET parameters

I have a wordpress page named: directory (it uses a custom template). When I call the page with: http://localhost:8888/wordpress/directory/?segments=listings/list It gives me the results I ...
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Use a different domain for SSL

long time lurker - first time poster. A client of mine has a website developed in CakePHP, and a wordpress blog installed in the /blog/ directory. Let's say the url of the main domain is ...
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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 redirect all pages of a blog to a new blog

I have two wordpress blogs integrated with two different websites. Both websites have the following structure. www.mysite.com -root -index.html -about.html -blog (folder which contains ...
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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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Cannot get media type from 'x-mapp-php5'

I am moving a WordPress site from a shared hosting package to a VPS at 1and1 hosting. They have PHP ver. 5.1.6 but PHP5 support is there. I added the following 2 lines on the top of .htaccess file to ...
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wordpress blog displaying blank pages [closed]

i have wordpress blog under my main site like following -root (mainsite) -blog i have placed .htaccess file to redirect my index.html page to index.php, .htaccess file have following code ...
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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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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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978 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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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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Using only %postname%

So I see everyone's arguements against using this, but that seems like a huge flaw in Wordpress because a domain name as close to the root is crucial to a site's SEO. I want my site which has rough ...
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Masking wp-content/themes/name/images to just images directory using htaccess

I'm trying what I thought would be something really simple of masking my url but cannot seem to get it to work. I want to be able to link to images in my img tag without having to type in the full ...
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297 views

How to redirect RSS feeds to Feedburner and keep pretty permalinks?

There are many tutorials out there, but all of them give you the same code snippet. I put it into my htaccess file, but the feeds are not being redirected. I don't want to use a plugin. I'm sure the ...
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301 Redirects for Changed Permalink Structure & Category Base

I'm redeveloping a site on a fresh WP install. The old site had the following permalink structure: domain.com/CATEGORY/POSTNAME/ The new site has the following permalink structure: ...
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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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Rewrite rule that wp-login.php?action=register is left alone

Unfortunately buddypress breaks a facebook connect script because of the rewrite rules. It changes /wp-login.php?action=register into /register/ I tried to find where the custom rewrite rule is ...
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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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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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.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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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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605 views

Help with a custom rewrite

The following is a snippet from single.php </div> <?php endif; ?> <?php ...
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720 views

.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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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 ...