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I have a wp instalation on example.com and want to have secondary.com to show contents of example.com/b (b is a page) but keep secondary.com in the url (not secondary.com/b)

I tried this approach: https://stackoverflow.com/a/35272993/2095642

I have both domains pointed to one directory, I use this in my wp-config.php:

//this works, enables both domains to show the same wp installation
define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']);
define('WP_HOME', 'http://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']);

and this in my .htaccess:

#this works, changes example.com/b url to secondary.com
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} example.com$
RewriteRule ^b/(.*)$ https://www.secondary.com/$1 [L,QSA,R=302]

#this doesn't take effect and shows homepage on secondary.com
#I want it to keep only secondary.com in URL but show page /b/.
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} secondary.com/?$
RewriteRule ^$ /b/ [L,QSA]

The second rule works as it should when pointed to a non-wp directory - retains url but shows directory's index. But when pointed to a wp page path, it doesn't.

Thanks!

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    "RewriteRule ^$ /b/ [L,QSA]" - The problem here is the way WP routes URLs. Whilst you internally rewrite the request to /b/ (or should that be /b?) - WordPress itself still sees the initial URL that was requested (the value of $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] PHP superglobal). This will need some PHP coding. OR you can take a different route and configure a reverse proxy, but this potentially requires access to your server config. – MrWhite Oct 21 at 10:32
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There is a plugin that does exactly this:

https://wordpress.org/plugins/multiple-domain-mapping-on-single-site

Anyway, it would be nicer to have things under control with an understandable few lines of script, so I'm still open to answers

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