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Mod rewrite except for one directory
JohnKelly

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Msg#: 3889062 posted 3:44 pm on Apr 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

I'm using mod_rewrite to redirect non-www requests to the www URL, as below:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.example\.com [NC]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^$
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.example.com/$1 [R=301,L,QSA]

However, after installing Wordpress I find it is caught in a redirect loop because of this. SO how can I exclude the /wordpress directory from the rewrite conditions above?

[edited by: jdMorgan at 4:21 pm (utc) on April 9, 2009]
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jdMorgan

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Msg#: 3889062 posted 4:24 pm on Apr 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

That's the wrong question to be asking. The correct question --I suspect-- is "Why is my WordPress install forcing requests to "example.com" instead of "www.example.com" and interacting with my RewriteRule to create a loop.

I don't use WP, but I suspect a simple WP configuration error: example.com was specified when www.example.com should have been used.

Jim

JohnKelly

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Msg#: 3889062 posted 4:34 pm on Apr 9, 2009 (gmt 0)

Good point, I'll check the WP config.

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