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Conditional .htaccess?

 3:15 pm on Aug 16, 2011 (gmt 0)

Just wondering if there is a way to switch between htaccess rules depending on the url? In this scenario, I want to switch between rules depending if I'm on my localhost or live server?

For ages now I've just been renaming the .htaccess files - but is there an easier way?



 6:55 pm on Aug 16, 2011 (gmt 0)

Set the configuration in the localhost site to use a different filename, one other than .htaccess and you can then be sure to never accidentally overwrite a file with the wrong version.


 7:36 pm on Aug 16, 2011 (gmt 0)

Which has happened.

Could you please be a little more specific, I'm not sure what you mean by 'configuration' - httpd.conf?


 8:52 am on Aug 17, 2011 (gmt 0)

you can configure the name of the distributed configuration file per virtual host in httpd.conf using the AccessFileName Directive:

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