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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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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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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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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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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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/(.*) ...
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Apache server gives error 404, do not have permission to access / on server

I've been checking around the forums and nobody seems to have answered this specific issue. I seems that my domain is pointing at my root files system, when really it should be pointing to my home ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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144 views

htaccess mod_rewrite not working

I'm pasting my full htaccess file, for clarity, as to be honest, I'm not entirely sure if I have to include my non-default directives inside the <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> bits or separately ...
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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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366 views

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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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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ModRewrite not working properly

I am experiencing issues with modrewrite and RewriteRule. Have a look at my .htaccess: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] RewriteCond ...
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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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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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How do I add files into a new folder and keep wordpress page /slug/?

We needed a sub-site on our domain so it would look like domain.com/newsite Due to the instructions of a technician looking after the server, I made a new subsite under my wordpress site by the ...
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Htaccess Rewrite

I've a question about htaccess file... I'm configuring a website and all it works fine, except when I change htaccess file. Every time which I refresh the page, wordpress define the default htaccess: ...
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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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Conflict with Force SSL and Rewrite Rules

A site I'm working on has two security-related requirements which I've been unsuccessful in solving simultaneously. I can satisfy each requirement BY ITSELF, but I'm running into problems satisfying ...
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527 views

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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htaccess doesn't cache my latest news when logout

To speed up my website i'm using w3 total cache and some htaccess . . . it works just amazingly ! Otherwise, big problem, I have on my homepage the latest news being display, when I'm login, it ...
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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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Site Redirecting to wp-signup.php

I migrated content from our production server to our dev server in an attempt to sync all environments. I used the All-In-One WP Migration plugin. Now, when I access dev.domain.com I am forwarded to ...
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Permalink for specific page name

I create a new page with post name is 'my-page'. I also have 2 custom query strings. So, the URL will be like: http://domain.com/my-page/?qst1=aaa&qst2=bbb I want the URL like: ...
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.htaccess password protect all but one page

Hi I would like to password protect my entire Wordpress site using .htaccess. All pages except one page which would be viewable to the public. I know there are other methods out there built into ...
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How to modify the .htaccess to force ssl on login and admin pages

I have the following code to force ssl on the login and admin pages via the .htaccess on a the domain example.com <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ...
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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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Move wordpress to folder without changing urls

I have an old wordpress installation in root of my website with the following structure: / shows a simple intro /blog lists blog posts /13**/**/**/* shows a specific post (permalink) /contact /about ...
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Protect Uploads if user is not logged in, but avoid images

I have a situation here, where I want to restrict users for view/download media files (except Images). I am currently using method define in this thread How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged ...
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Moving a WP Multisite to a subdirectory

Firstly, I've read a number of posts on this process. However, for various reasons, the process remains difficult to implement or troubleshoot for lack of even abstracted examples, or maybe too ...