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301 Redirect Entire 'Dynamic' Folder To One File.
....the "?" is causing me issues.

 3:29 am on Dec 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

I'm trying to redirect an entire folder to one file but the "?" seems to be causing issues.

It redirects to the desired file,but with the variables. I want to obviously get rid of this. Any help?



 3:53 am on Dec 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

The most common reason is that query strings pass through RewriteRules untouched.

Add a question mark to the end of your destination URL to clear the query string -- See the Apache RewriteRule documentation.



 3:55 am on Dec 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

you probably need to do a permanent external redirect.
it is hard to answer specifically and correctly without more information, but you should end up with something like this in general:
RewriteRule (.*) http://www.example.com/$1? [R=301,L]

(after referring to the apache doc, it appears this may work for internal rewrites as well.)


 4:10 am on Dec 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

I'm trying to redirect:


"and everything else in that directory to


on my other site.

Normally 301 works no problem on the server.


 4:13 am on Dec 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

please post the relevant rewrite code and what results you saw.


 11:17 pm on Dec 16, 2007 (gmt 0)

You will end up with something like:

RewriteRule ^webdirectory http://www.example.com/file.htm? [R=301,L]

The ? is important.

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