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Q: complicated htacess issue - RewriteRule ( No Answer,   3 Comments )
Subject: complicated htacess issue - RewriteRule
Category: Computers > Programming
Asked by: samodio-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 11 Nov 2006 17:36 PST
Expires: 11 Dec 2006 17:36 PST
Question ID: 781966
Currently I have my .htaccess file set up to redirect subdomains as follows: redirects to

These are the rules to accomplish that:
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^([^.]+)\.bluwiki\.com
RewriteRule (.*) /index.php?title=%1&useskin=bluwiki_skin [L]

I would like to change it to the following: redirects to
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: complicated htacess issue - RewriteRule
From: crxvfr-ga on 15 Nov 2006 08:15 PST
I don't know how much you know about mod rewrite or htaccess files,
but here is a htaccess generator that has lots of options.
Subject: Re: complicated htacess issue - RewriteRule
From: crxvfr-ga on 15 Nov 2006 08:26 PST
You might also consider a php 301 redirect. This method does not
require you to change your htaccess file. You simply replace the
existing page (usually by renaming it so you retain the original) with
a simple php file. The php file is given the same name as the page you
want to redirect, the original that you just renamed. A 301 redirect
file is as simple as this:

header( 'Location:' ) ;

Just replace the address to the page you want to redirect to.

More info 301 redirects can be found lots of places on the web. If you
have questions I would suggest going to an SEO (search engine
optimization) forum to investigate. These forums offer a wealth of
information on a wide variety of issues that will help you make your
site more visible.
Subject: Re: complicated htacess issue - RewriteRule
From: calcop-ga on 18 Nov 2006 03:31 PST
This is what you want after the RewriteCond:

RewriteRule ^(.*)$$1&useskin=bluwiki_skin

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