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I am using a single WordPress installation for two separate websites with different domains.

To redirect the second domain to its own index page I use.

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^seconddomain.com$ [OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.seconddomain.com$
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php?page_id=78 [NC,QSA]

this works great, but I don't know how to do this with specific pages, for example, the page for the imprint.

The first's page imprint has the permalink firstdomain.com/imprint and the second pages imprint has the permalink firstdomain.com/seconddomain-imprint.

How can I access this page with an URL like:

seconddomain.com/imprint
  • What do you mean by "imprint"? – MrWhite Jul 11 '18 at 17:12
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RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^seconddomain.com$ [OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.seconddomain.com$
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php?page_id=78 [NC,QSA]

The "problem" with this is that it rewrites seconddomain.com/<everything> to /index.php?page_id=78. If you only want the second domain's home page to be served with page_id=78 then you should change the RewriteRule pattern to match just the home page (ie. an empty URL-path). For example:

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www\.)?seconddomain\.com
RewriteRule ^$ index.php?page_id=78 [QSA,L]

(I've also combined the two RewriteCond directives, escaped the dots and removed the trailing $ to catch a FQDN. The NC flag is also redundant here and the L flag is probably preferable to prevent further directives being processed unnecessarily.)

Then, for specific pages you would need to duplicate the above directives. For example:

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www\.)?seconddomain\.com
RewriteRule ^specific-page$ index.php?page_id=NN [QSA,L]

Where NN is the appropriate page_id for /specific-page.

If you have many URLs then the directives can be altered to avoid having to include the RewriteCond directive every time.

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