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How to get querystring values from mod rewritten url's

 5:28 pm on Aug 5, 2006 (gmt 0)


I used mod rewrite to make my dynamic links to static directory link. My dynamic links was like this -
it takes querysting variable category to generate output on books.php page

Now static dynamic link is - [mysite.com...]

Now i am in confucion how to trape vaue of category variabel in books.php to generate output? becz in urls there is no query string is embeded.

will it be like in book.php to trape category value -
<? $category = $_GET[0] ;?>

Please help.



 10:20 pm on Aug 5, 2006 (gmt 0)

Assuming you've written your rewrite rule correctly, you would access the variable exactly as if you were still using the?category=Computer querystring, so $_GET['category'] would = Computer.

You can do a print_r($_GET) on your page to see exactly what GET variables are coming in.


 5:56 pm on Aug 6, 2006 (gmt 0)

Thanks for reply.

My .htaccess code is -
Options +FollowSymLinks

RewriteEngine On

RewriteRule ^bookinfo/([^/]+)/([^/]+)/?$ /bookinfo.php?$1=$2 [L]
RewriteRule ^books/([^/]+)/([^/]+)/?$ /books.php?$1=$2 [L]

is it ok.

Current dynamic url is -----
[mysite.com...] networking

And i wrote this url to get this url----
[mysite.com...] networking/

So according to this is my .htaccess code is ok?

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