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The Useful Uses Of Mod Rewrite

Dec 02, 2008, 02:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Ems)

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"One easily fixed problem that many websites have is duplicate results in search engines. In any given search engine, http://www.example.com/ and http://example.com are two completely different websites. This is a big problem because the content in your website is identified as duplicate content, and that brings your search engine rankings down. Using our new friend, mod_rewrite, we can assess this issue.

"At the top of any .htaccess file, you need to turn Mod Rewrite on. This should always be at the top of your .htaccess file. You only need to turn Mod Rewrite on once."

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