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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Admin-Ajax.php, SSL, Non-SSL

I have a WordPress site behind a reverse proxy. The site is over http, except the wp-admin area, which is under https. We don't have BasicAuth or anything running on top of the admin area. One of our ...
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Changing RSS feed URL structure

I am in the process of creating a wordpress website, and I just have one issue left - RSS feeds. Currently, the website has a .htaccess file blocking access to /category/* pages. It was part of a ...
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Improve wordpress security by hiding non public resources

I'm new from wordpress and i want improve security of wordpress multisite by hiding non public resources, eg. wp-admin, wp-config etc. My setting seem to work, but i don't know if this setting can ...
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How to enable htaccess rules for MultiSite mapped subdomains?

Running a multisite network, setup with subdomains. Hosted on a Pagely VPS. Using WordPress MU Domain Mapping for all "live" sites in our network. Attempting to better page speed scores, and am ...
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Wordpress multisite in subdirectory, not root, and remove base folder from url

I might be misreading but I can't find a solution to the following need: I want to install WordPress in a subfolder of my www directory, let's say www/wp. I then want to add two blogs to the multisite ...
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Old blog/ and blog/feed/ URLs not working after moving blog to top-level via .htaccess

For a long time I served my blog from http://www.murrayc.com/blog/, with the wordpress installation in /home/murrayc/murrayc.com/blog/. Now I've moved it to http://www.murrayc.com/, without moving the ...
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redirecting an entire WP site from one top level domain to another

I think I know the best way to proceed doing this but just want to get some reassuring thumbs up before going ahead. Basically I want to move a .co.uk domain to the same name but .com The site ...
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How to redirect Https to Http [migrated]

I want to redirect HTTPs to HTTP, I tried following code in .htaccess file Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} ^443$ RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.yourdomain.com/$1 ...
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Rewrite /keyword1+keyword2.html to search page | .htaccess

I am facing trouble redirecting the keywords to search page in a wordpress 4.4 setup. What I am trying achieve is to rewrite/redirect www.site.com/**search+keyword.html*** to ...
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Wordpress JSON API restrict to specific domain

I have installed and activated the Wordpress JSON API (http://wordpress.org/plugins/json-api) in my self hosted WP site. Now my site content is open to the world via this API in JSON format. But, I ...
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Multisite on localhost using xampp

I'm having some trouble getting Multisite to work on my localhost using xampp. I have the main site in a subfolder so the path would be http://localhost/my_site/. I'm getting two different errors, ...
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Only default permalink is working mod_rewrite enabled

My problem is in my wordpress site only default permalinks is working.. When I change permalinks all pages become not found.. only home page is showing. When I change permalinks to postname .htaccess ...
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Local PC cache stays filled with old WordPress Site data

I am developing a new WP site. My client complains that he see old site data like links that refer to old category names. On my PC and other I have no problems with this. On server side there is no ...
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Accessible Subcategory URL's pages without using .php hack

I'm attempting to setup a custom URL structure within posts that makes all parents and sub child's accessible, but all attempts have failed with various errors. My category structure looks something ...
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add_rewrite_rule to remove /category/ from permalink

Hi I have many permalinks across my site that looks like this: http://www.mysite.com.com/market/category/slug/slug/slug/ http://www.mysite.com.com/market/category/slug/slug/ and would like to hide ...
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Serve apache 404 for missing assets rather then wp 404 template WP_Rewrites

I have a custom 404 page, but dont want serve it for every broken asset that may crop up. Instead I want to just serve the Apache 404 as its much faster. I've found the following htaccess rule that ...
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How to remove admin.php?page= from admin using .htaccess?

I've been looking for this everywhere, and can't find it - so I apologize if it is a duplicate question. I can't believe it hasn't been asked before... So please direct me if it has :) I'm looking ...
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Year archive permalink structure redirecting to home

I'm having issues with the permalink structure of my yearly archives. http://testsite.com/2016/04/ works, but http://testsite.com/2016/ redirects to http://testsite.com My blog base page is: ...
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Cannot access network admin and sub-site pages (multi-site)

I have copies the all files and folder from live site and copied on my localhost. My main site is working properly but when accessing the sub-site it's get page not found error and when accessing the ...
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Use subdomain for certain urls

I have the following rules in my .htaccess file on a WordPress (single installation): # REWRITE FORUMS DOMAIN TO FOLDER RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^forums\.example\.com$ RewriteRule !^forums/? ...
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What causes /pages/ to appear in URI, and how to remove it?

I have a WordPress site I am working on, in which /pages/ appears in the URI for all Pages. For example, www.site.com/pages/contact-us/ I am stumped as to why this is occurring, it doesn't occur on ...
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WordPress trims off the forward slash when import

I have an XML file with some posts to import to WordPress But, when I import, it seems that WordPress takes off the forward slash from the permalink, so instead of showing the address like this: ...
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Simple seo-friendly custom $_GET url rewrite with htaccess

I have this url: http://sitename.com/?game=runescape Is it possible to modify the htaccess file or rewrite the url via Wordpress to become like this: http://sitename.com/game/runescape
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Passing parameters to a custom page template using clean urls

I am now passing parameters to a custom template in the following format www.example.com/?pageid=12&rid=24&title=this-is-the-title I have created two tables . So I need to fetch data and ...
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mod_rewrite loop, redirecting http to https on certain section of wordpress blog

I'm trying to rewrite 3 sections of a wordpress site to https if they are accessed over http: /cart/ /my-account/ /checkout/ As well as these rewrite's worpress has added a rewrite to remove ...
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Custom url structure - pages under a custom post type

I'm struggling with the structure of my Wordpress site and I was hoping you might be able to give me some advice. The site is for a series of events and the structure is as follows: Gateway ...
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Server certificate doesn't match server name - file name error

I'm currently running my site with XAMPP. I used to access my site with the file path name localhost/wordpress. This works however it only displays my content with no formatting I've given it. The ...
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Edit Permalink Structure For Custom Post Type or Modify .htaccess?

I've been trying to find a solution for days now and I am absolutely stumped. I am putting together a website to list my domain portfolio for sale and I'm using a plugin I purchased to lists the ...
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Modify the .htaccess file

I have a very simple problem: I want to modify the .htaccess file. It seems I'm not the only person and I've seen the other questions and googled the issue. Nothing helps. Something keeps overwriting ...
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Working with Reverse Proxies and Multisite Installation

We have a wordpress multi site, the main site has a URL similar to mainsite.com Each of the sub sites have a URL such as subdomain1.mainsite.com, subdomain2.mainsite.com etc Each of the sub sites we ...
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Remove Parent Category from Child Category URL

I am trying to remove parent category from the child category but each attempt returns a 404 error. Main Category Link (Displays All India Recruitment) Child Category Link (Displays Sub-Category) ...
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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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Redirect all pages except one to homepage via .htaccess

I just trasformed an old website to a one-page Wordpress. The old website had several URLS, now there's ony 1: the homepage. Plus another page with privacy policy. Hence I would like to redirect all ...
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Targeting .htaccess file with file_put_contents

I have a htaccess file and the path to access it is: wordpress/.htaccess When I use: file_put_contents('wordpress/.htaccess', implode('', $data)); I get the error "Failed to open stream"... How ...
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.htaccess file redirecting to parent directory

I am creating separate WordPress installations in several subdirectories of one domain. At first I was getting a 500 Server Internal error.. so I created the .htaccess file and uploaded it to each ...
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Use author author display name in permalink structure for pages and posts

I need to add the author name as a subdirectory prefix for all user's posts and pages. For example: example.com/johndoe/ //The author page for John Doe example.com/johndoe/category/test-post/ //Test ...
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HTTPS to HTTP rewrite rules not working as expected

I'm struggling at getting these rewrite rules to work and was wondering if someone can point out my error(s). The following should redirect a user to HTTPS if they are at the login page or in the ...
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Trouble with Permalinks - Mod_Rewrite on, htaccess accessable

I'm having issues with custom permalinks, I've gone through weeks of trouble shooting to no avail. Today I've confirmed that: htaccess is being read, tested with just writing "test" at the top of ...
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Forbidden 403 error, permission to access, unable to read htaccess

Recently clean-installed (with exception of themes and content/upload folders) an old wordpress to the latest Wordpress 4.2.2. I continue to get this error below whenever I load files such as ...
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Wordpress multisite subdirectory redirect infinite loop issue

Any time I create a new site on my multisite install, I get an infinite loop redirect when navigating to that site's admin. I'm using the default htaccess supplied by WP for my subdirectory install. ...
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How do I remove a word from a url in Wordpress using .htaccess?

In the site I'm building there is a post-type called "Focus". Since they need to url to be like www.mysite.com/focus/page-post-name I have the post type slug as "focus". Of course the archive page is ...
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Removing subfolder vs htaccess without causing 404 pages

First of all just want to say spent the last 5 hours reading other stackxchange links and Google before giving in to ask. I'm using a plugin JS Support Ticket that adds a slug to the URL in this ...
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How to redirect a sub directory except for the landing page?

I need to redirect all my posts under the subdirectory 'plays' to the home / directory except for the landing page so if you go to mydomain.com/plays/hello you will be redirected to mydomain.com/hello ...
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Which WordPress scripts need to be executable for a fresh installation?

For security reasons I need to block access to scripts that will not be executed on a fresh WordPress installation. Example: /index.php --> needs to be executable /wp-includes/cache.php --> should ...
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How to allow specific URL

I need a little bit help on WordPress URL. In Wordpress Backend, I have One page and the page slug is: listing-detail When I try below URL into the browser it's working as per my expectation. ...
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Pretty Permalinks don't work since 4.5 upgrade

Prior to two days ago, the site was working perfectly fine. Now after the upgrade to 4.5, all sub-pages (Pages, Tags, Categories etc) are returning 404 errors with the same theme as my site. If I set ...
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How can add multiple query string URL in Wordpress?

I have site example.com/search-results/keyword/ I have added one rule in htaccess file as ^/search-resuls/(.*) index.php?pagename=search-results&keyword=$1 But it gives me Page not found. Any ...
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How gzip compression still happening?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS,Apache/2.4.7 and PHP 5.5.9. I installed Wordpress 4.4.2 in my machine. When I run my site in localhost, I noticed that js/css are compressed in gzip format. I didn't ...
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htaccess 301 Redirect not working from aspx to new WP permalink

I'm fairly experienced with htaccess files and Rewrite/Redirect rules, however, this one has me stumped as to why it's not working. NONE of the following lines (used individually, not together) have ...
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Bypass .htaccess when using download_url

I've got the following .htaccess file in my a custom directory in Uploads called client. RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !(www.)?example.co.uk/client-area* RewriteRule ^.*$ - [R=403,L] ...