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Apache Rewrite Rule

Apache Rewrite Rule

Postby imnuts » Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:03 am

I'm not sure if anyone here will be able to help out on this or not, but I'm trying to make a portion of a site i'm building more search friendly, at least partially. To do so, I want to use the rewrite rules of apache to turn a php page into what appears to be a static page. Unfortunately, what I came up with isn't working, so I don't know if it's the rule isn't written properly or the apache server just doesn't like me (which is also possible). The re-write rule is working for wordpress, so I'm thinking that my rule isn't good. What I want to do is take "details.php?rid=#" where the '#' is replaced by a number and convert that url to "details/#", so basically get rid of the ".php?rid=" in the URL that people see. What I have right now is
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RewriteRule /details/(.+) /details.php?rid=$1

Based on the not so good documentation in the apache manual, that should work, but it isn't. So can anyone confirm what I have as the right code for what i want to do or help me fix it?
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Postby jbullard » Sun Mar 30, 2008 6:02 am

Try this

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RewriteEngine onRewriteRule ^details/(.*?).html$ /details.php?rid=$1


This will take it and turn it into a static HTML page. I haven't tested it so let me now if it doesn't work. :yesnod:
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