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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I can access subdirectory, but not files within it

I want to first point out that I have tried to solutions listed in this post and in every case it either hasn't worked or hasn't been appropriate for what I'm trying to do. I have tried several ...
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insert_with_markers() WordPress & htaccess help

I'm trying to develop a plugin which adds a single line to the .htaccess file generated by WordPress. The problem is that one of the WP generated lines override my rule, and via the ...
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404 redirect based on url

I have a link like this: https://www.example.com/bh-job/38/?title=digital-marketing-intelligence-expert When I surf to the page I'm redirected 404 page because the page doesn't exisit. The page ...
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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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How to create custom 401, 403 and 500 error pages?

When a 404 error is encountered, a 404.php template file can be used to render a custom error message. This is documented in the Template Hierarchy article. My aim is to create custom error pages ...
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Permalinks - .htaccess

According to the official WordPress docs, when you save your Permalinks it updates your .htaccess file (https://codex.wordpress.org/Settings_Permalinks_Screen). However, when I make Permalink changes ...
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How to watermark wordpress images from wp-content/uploads folder with htaccess and php?

I have a Wordpress website, due to some limits i need to have originals of the photo at the serverside, but watermarked ones on a frontend and with direct opening of the photos. I'm using Frontend ...
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Remove subfolders from URL

I am having a tough time removing the subfolders from the URL in my WordPress site. Currently, the URL format is: www.mysite.com/subfolder/index.php/category/postname I would like to remove both the ...
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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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Wordpress Redirecting Non Category Pages /page/nnn to their Canonical URLs

I seemingly to have a strange issue I have found in almost every other Wordpress site. Suppose, you have set your Blog home to a static WP page /myhome. And you have a separate page for blog /blog. ...
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614 views

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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Pretty permalinks (again)

I'm trying to enable pretty permalinks in my WordPress site. But every time I try to change to any permalink option besides default the links to the posts go to 404. If I change it back, it works ok. ...
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Need help rebuilding lost htaccess file

I originally posted this on Stack Overflow (7 months ago). I didn't receive any answers and was not in a position to pursue it further. As of now I am working on resolving this, and would greatly ...
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How to remove category from wordpress url?

I am new to wordpress so i am facing a problem in removing /category/ from wordpress URL http://domain/category/category-name So i would like to know how to remove /category/ from the url. I have ...
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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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Block access to wp-admin

I'm attempting to use a .htaccess file to block access to the wp-admin folder. I've read through the Brute Force Attacks doc (https://codex.wordpress.org/Brute_Force_Attacks) and I've added the block ...
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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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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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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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Give 404 error on links and on forums links

I am working on the site where except home page every other page gives error on links (Not for default).I installed the bbpress and its generates links like this ...
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.htaccess Security Header Rules

I have a self-hosted Wordpress installation on a Linux system and there are a lot of modifications such as blacklisting and path rewrites and so on that is done within the .htaccess file that all work ...
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Add custom parameter to permalinks

I have a WordPress page that I would like to use SEO friendly query parameters with. Let's say this wordpress page is accessible by going to http://www.example.com/test and its short URL is ...
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Redirect Image Url to a page via htaccess

I am trying to redirect Image Urls to a page. I have used 301 Redirection plugin, but that doesn't seem to work. For ex : http://mywebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Contestant-11.jpg should ...
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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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How to stop wordpress from changing default .htaccess permissions to 444

I installed my website using an installer - fantastico for a quick install. Just a few days ago, I started getting a weird error in w3tc plugin and it would ask me to update via ftp as you can see ...
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Wordpress Page Not Found if Permalink Settings is Postname

Uploaded code on staging server. in localhost everything is working well but on staging I can login to admin pabel but can not see any page on frontend. When any page is accessed it says The requested ...
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Prevent users from accessing mp3s in my uploads folder?

I have mp3 players set up to play mp3s on my site. The mp3s are all being uploaded to the uploads folder. I don't want people accessing these directly, meaning I don't want people to be able to ...
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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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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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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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Can I use the same permalink base for Categories and Posts?

I am migrating our site from another CMS and the way the permalinks were setup with the prevous CMS are like this: posts: /news/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/ categories: ...
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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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Site not displaying correctly when re-directing from root to sub-directory

I've created a WordPress version of our site in a subdirectory on our server and wish to re-direct from the root to the subdirectory, like: mydomain.net to mydomain.net/wordpress For some reason, ...
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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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627 views

301 redirect not working through .htaccess

I found this little trick http://css-tricks.com/snippets/htaccess/301-redirects/ to redirect my old Wordpress domain to my new domain with the path included. I run a test on my local copy and ...
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801 views

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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Add ReWrite from Old Pages to Wordpress (remove .php)

I have a WordPress site that has 4 old .php pages left to run as is. My issue is previous there was a rewrite rule to remove the .php from the URL giving it clean URLs. I tried just adding the same ...
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Wordpress rewrite rules not working

I have created a plugin and i have gotten rewrite rules to work using my .htaccess file. I would like to make this work from my plugin instead to keep everything contained from within there. Im ...
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.htaccess for a Wordpress subdomain

I have an issue with a Wordpress website and the .htaccess. I have moved the site to a subdomain (e.g. wordpress.website.com). All the files have been moved, and the databased has been moved and ...
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What to do after a wrong RewriteRule?

I have A Wordpress MU and following this answer I changed my root .htaccess placing this before the Wordpress loop RewriteRule / /subfolder [R=301,L] trying to have a different homepage. It didn't ...
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allow access to a sub-directory of static html pages to logged in users only

I have a membership site where members have access to view a set of static html pages. Therefore, I wish to place a folder of static html pages that can only be viewed by logged in users. My current ...
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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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Creating a URL re-write rule on Ngix causes re-direct loop with wp-admin

I have a Wordpress site hosted on Nginx by WP Engine. Currently it resolves requests to URLs either with or without a trailing slash. So, both of these URLs are functional: mysite.com/single-post ...
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Htaccess https 301 problem

Since 2 weeks I have installed an SSL certificate on my domain. I have changed my base urls to https so my canonical url is https now. But now I need to force to https. I did this with the below ...
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Adding url redirect in .htaccess

I have some links like www.site.com/index.php?pg=portfolio-website&pageid=1 www.site.com/index.php?pg=portfolio-website&pageid=2 www.site.com.com/index.php?pg=portfolio-website&pageid=3 ...
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All in one wp security breaked my /wp-admin

After installing the plugin all in one wp security, now we can't access to the wp-admin, we get redirected to 127.0.0.1, I checked on the .htaccess for clues and found this: # BEGIN All In One WP ...
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How to rewrite a URL for a domain resolving to a sub-folder containing a WordPress install?

I'm having the following dilemma with WordPress: We are hosting several sites under one hosting plan (GoDaddy Deluxe Hosting) and using the "Hosted Domain" feature, which makes domains resolve to an ...
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Redirect entire website to a single page

I need to redirect a whole WordPress site to a single WordPress page. A sort of maintenance mode, but the redirect has to go to a published WordPress page. Unfortunately, the maintenance page I need ...
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Block host access via theme files?

so I have been reading up on analytics spam and have been looking for a way of dealing with it across multiple wordpress sites I run. The best solution seems to be to block the hostname via my ...
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Change wp-content without changing the name of the folder

This does not work # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteRule ^/index\.php$ - [L] RewriteRule ^/css/(.*) /wp-content/themes/themename/css/$1 [QSA,L] RewriteRule ^/js/(.*) ...