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Subdomain Redirection Using htaccess And mod_rewrite On Apache For Linux Or Unix

Feb 28, 2009, 14:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Tremell)

[ Thanks to Mike Golvach for this link. ]

"You can reference the basics of mod_rewrite syntax and rules on the link provided that points back to apache.org. While this page (or pages it links to within the same site), obviously, covers all the aspects of using Apache's "mod_rewrite," the style may not be suited to everyone. It's great information, but assumes some level of comfort that you may or may not already have regarding the subject matter.

"In our few examples today (which won't cover much but should be explained with a good amount of detail), we're going to use a file named ".htaccess" (the dot at the beginning of the name is important!) placed in our web server's root folder (or base folder, etc) which contains the "mod_rewrite" rules. Our first example will implement the equivalent of a 3xx redirect using "mod_rewrite" instead of the more conventional methods. In order to implement this, just place the following content in your .htaccess file (assuming, again, that we want visitors to www.myxyz.com to be redirected to www.myotherxyz.com):"

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