Questions tagged [mod-rewrite]

The mod_rewrite module uses a rule-based rewriting engine, based on a PCRE regular-expression parser, to rewrite requested URLs on the fly. By default, mod_rewrite maps a URL to a filesystem path. However, it can also be used to redirect one URL to another URL, or to invoke an internal proxy fetch.

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Without index.php in permalinks I get 404 across site

As the title says, when I change my permalinks in the admin, all my pages return a 404 (except homepage). I have to inlclude index.php as the start of all the different paths. The paths all work fine, ...
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404 not working, going to homepage; how to fix?

Whenever I call a non-existent page, say http://www.example.com/foobar/, it should invoke the 404.php theme template file. In my case, however, the site redirects to the homepage, / I'm not sure ...
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Change pagination url format

I have a URL like this: example.com/blog/page/5 I want to change it to: example.com/blog/page-5 I tried using a RewriteRule like this: RewriteRule ^blog/page-([0-9]+) /blog/page/$1 but this ...
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How to remove specific category from URL in Wordpress

My custom structure permalink is set as shown below and category base is set to . /%category%/%postname%/ My current URL structure is this: http://example.com/aaa/slug http://example.com/bbb/slug ...
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Why does multisite bypass WordPress for wp-content, wp-admin, wp-includes and .php files?

When you set up WordPress to use multisite, you're directed to modify your .htaccess file to use one of the following, which are outlined in the admin and the WordPress documentation: Subfolder ... ...
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How to stop rewrite from redirecting

Following is my URL rewrite code for a single page of my wordpress site. <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{...
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.htaccess rewrite rule for removing .php extension with exception of wp login and wp-admin

This is my current .htaccess: # Remove filename extension <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> # This will remove the .php extension if it is not a directory, the file does not exist and it's not a ...
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Rewrite rule to load images from production does nothing

I'm trying to adapt the rewrite rule given in Develop Locally, Use Images from Production to do the very same thing on my local dev site (which runs on XAMPP). This is how the development site's ....
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Block bad bots with mod_rewrite and save in blacklist

I have a WP site in a shared hosting server (LAMP stack). Receiving a lot of 404 errors (security plugin log file) for bots looking for non-existing wp-login url (Ex. example.com/en/wp-login.php). ...
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Read GET parameters in APACHE Mod Rewrite rules for WordPress categories in Posts

I'm a self-taught programmer with a very little experience in WordPress programming. I'm using a post permalink structure in this way: https://domain.com/parent-category/child-category/post-title-...
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Redirect Wordpress site to a landing (construction) page using htaccess, with access to /wp-admin and /invoice

I have tried everything I know and I can't seem to come up with a solution. I am trying to redirect my website to a landing page (which I have put into a folder with a css file, changing the index....
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Changing permalink stops me from creating webpages

I've just created a new WordPress site. When changing the permalink structure I cannot create or edit pages. I do have mod_rewrite enabled but alas still get errors. How can I fix this? I've had this ...
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Rewriting the wp-content but not entirely

This could be tricky question. I need to rewrite the wp-content folder, but not entirely, this means, being able to use an alt path, but still maintaining the full route of wp-content by default For ...
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htaccess redirect to path

I'm trying to get my site to redirect to a certain folder depending on a condition. This condition cannot be done within WP, so... Anyway.. I've done conditions before, but I keep hitting a wall ...
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Redirections and rewrites to subdomain

I am currently working on a new WordPress website, to partially replace a non-WP website that includes a webshop. Now, the plan is to migrate the webshop and all matching pages (shopping card, order ...
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htaccess, site and staging in subdirectories

I have the following task and as it is a little different from most setups, I couldn't find any hints that solved my problem. WordPress for the live site was installed into a subfolder /wp1, the ....
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Can I add a rewrite rule in htaccess to remove the multisite subdirectory from the URL?

I am working on a Multisite that was installed and activated on an old version of WordPress. The WP files were placed in a subdirectory named /wp/ and now a request has been made for the subdirectory ...
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How to redirect specific URL to Subdomain

I am trying to write a .htaccess rule to redirect the URL to a subdomain. Example: example.com/pagecategory/page-single → pagecategory.example.com/page-single I've added wildcard subdomain on my ...
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Custom rewrite not working

I'm trying to rewrite URLs on my wordpress site to match Googles "seo friendly" policy. I want to rewrite URL's for 3 types of queries generated from search plugin: a) Location example.com/used-...
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How can I put WordPress in a directory but keep just the home page at the domain root?

I look after the site(s) for a large annual event. Each year we want to archive last year's website and the last few years I've done that by making a copy of WordPress in the appropriate directory. ...
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I'm Facing unnatural 404 error: The requested URL /readme.html was not found on this server

All files are working for a moment but when I refresh or head over to other pages site facing 404 error. But when I refresh it for 3-4 times then it works fine as natural. For eg: if you head over to ...
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Pretty URL via Rewrite

I'm building a dynamically populated profile page for my site users. This currently uses the following URL structure: https://example.com/members-list-profile/?&uid=XX I'd like to improve the ...
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SEO Friendly URL on dynamic product page produced via shortcode

I have created a product page in wordpress, /product. This currently takes the id of a product /product/?id=123 The page has a shortcode that then fetches and displays the relevent data e.g. [...
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URL Rewrite 404

I've got the following ReWrite rule: add_rewrite_rule("details\/([a-zA-Z0-9_]+)\/.*", "detail/?id=$matches[1]", "top"); Which seems to be adding in the following to my .htaccess, which now looks ...
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.htaccess rule to redirect old URLs to new structure [closed]

The old URLs were in the form: https://www.example.com/collection/item/item-name-123 The new URLs are in the form: https://www.example.com/collection/item/123 I'm attempting to redirect any hits ...
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Permalink sub-routing catch-all

I have a client side web application which is loaded for two post types: /tutorial and /dashboard. WordPress routing works fine for the individual posts: /tutorial/tutorial-1 and /dashboard/dashboard-...
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How to write .htaccess so that https is on for subpages only but not the home page

The root of my domain successfully redirects to a subdirectory, meaning example.com redirects to example.com/abc. example.com has no WordPress install. example.com/abc has its own WordPress install. ...
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Rewriting “pretty” blog category URL with htaccess / add_rewrite_rule() causes 404 page

I'm migrating a site between hosts and am having issues with what should be(!) a fairly simple rewrite of a "pretty" URL to display posts filtered by category. domain.xyz/category/cat_name/ => ...
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htaccess rewrite for author query string when WP is in subfolder

I have successfully forbidden access to any kind of author pages whether trough /author/username/ or the ?author={#id} query string. I did this with this added to the beginning of my htaccess file: &...
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How To Fix A Redirect Chain

I hope someone might be able to help with this. My site crawl is showing that I have a redirect chain on my home page. Basically it shows I am going from : http: > https: > https://www. I need ...
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.htaccess rewriterule being ignored - tyring to remove dates from WP posts

Should be a fairly simple procedure. I've done a fair share of internet searching and can't get the htaccess rewrite to work in /public_html Using a VPS Apache server, any idea's why? Thank you in ...
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mod_rewrite empties QUERY_STRING if starting with number [closed]

I have a simple database query script alongside with my WordPress installation, to which I pass a parameter using the following URL: http://example.com/db/?p=foo. My database script reads the ...
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How to rewrite wordpress urls with index.php in them

I want to make custom WordPress URLs like this : http://example.com/index.php?productID=123 and for categories http://example.com/index.php?categoryID=123 and the reason is we have a website written ...
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Remove year and month in URL using .htaccess

For example, to redirect old URLs of the form: /2016/10/mukunda-murari-kannada-songs-download.html To /mukunda-murari-kannada-songs-download.html I have already changed the permalink structure in ...
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using htaccess to check for cookie on permalink then conditionall rewrite with query parameter

On a wordpress site(also looking for multisite solution), looking for .htaccess to check for cookie being set, then if cookie is found add a parameter to the permalink. It works for top level, but any ...
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Wordpress on a subdirectory of Laravel - Wordpress pretty permalinks inner page shows laravel

I read lots of discussions about this and found no solution. I have a Laravel web app and added a Wordpress site in a subdirectory. This is what my .htaccess looks like within the public folder: <...
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Rewrite Rules and Login Issue

I have rewritten the rules in the .htaccess file of my root domain and now it shows exactly the same content as my subdirectory. Important: it is not been redirected to it. 2 seperate sites with ...
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htaccess question and plugins.php

Does anyone know what this is doing: RewriteRule ^admin/(.*)?$ admin/index.php?a=$1 [QSA,NC,L] I'm having a problem accessing /wp-admin/plugins.php and I'm not sure if it's caused by the RewriteRule ...
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Custom Rewrite rule to captured post (rewrite rule to rewrite rule)

I couldn't come up with a better question-title; Sorry! The example will clarify things quickly. My rule: add_rewrite_rule("^podcast/(.*)/time/([\d|\:]+)", "/podcast/$1/?time=$2", "top"); In words: ...
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Taxonomy Pagination Rewrite

I have a custom post type named "testimonials" with a slug of reviews. I also have a taxonomy named "testimonial-department" with a slug of reviews. The goal being I will have pretty permalinks such ...
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Cache Busting using htaccess Rewrite rule?

I am trying to follow this tutorial that says i can make a server to send a file like style.css if the requested file is style.15458888.css with a rewrite rule to be put inside the htaccess file. ...
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How to create a redirect in the .htaccess file, with 2 exceptions

So I've been trying this for a long time, but I can't seem to get it to work. Pretend my website is https://example.com, with the additional pages https://example.com/abc and https://example.com/abc-...
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Mod_rewrite delete parameter in 301 Redirect

How would I go about rewriting: http://www.example.com/?aff=number to: http://www.example.com I want to remove all instances on aff=x regardless of how many other parameters in the URL.
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Place static HTML files in path below WordPress page

I have a WordPress instance running on my domain's root. One WordPress page is located at www.example.com/product/. I placed some static HTML files in a path below that so that visitors can go to www....
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Rewrite rule and display of post

I'm trying to create a permalink for single posts that are in a particular category called 'Test'. So I've set the stub with a filter which in turn sets the permalink when the post is saved. At the ...
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Cannot get 301 redirection in htaccess to work (either Redirect or Rewrite)

I have recently changed how posts are categorized and changed the permalinks not to show the category. Consequently, I need to redirect the old URLs. I have tried many variations of the following but ...
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force www rewrite if wordpress put in a folder

My wordspress site is installed in myfolder and it auto create the code in htaccess # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase /myfolder/ RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - ...
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Image URLs not redirecting properly

I recently migrated my site from http to https. I have set up 301 redirects using htaccess. Everything works fine except the image url. The indexed images in Google has the old urls. when I click the ...
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What is the best practice workflow for new website overhaul and keeping current SEO ranking? [closed]

I have a WordPress site that is doing well with SEO and but the theme is quite antiquated and will be completely overhauled with a new custom theme, updated plugins and new functionality. I am ...
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Template hierarchy changes when custom post-type permalink leverages custom taxonomy

I've got a custom post type departments with a custom taxonomy department and am using Custom Post Type Permalinks plugin. In the CPT, I define the permalink like this: 'rewrite' => array( 'slug'...