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Redirect a url only at a certain point
Marked




msg:4492135
 11:56 pm on Sep 6, 2012 (gmt 0)

Hi guys,

I didn't really know what the title of this topic should be.. but here's what I'm trying to achieve:

I want to redirect domain.com/forums/ (note: ending slash) to domain.com/forums.

However I only want to redirect it when the first url there is accessed, because all the forums url's look like this: domain.com/forums/topic/324-title/ So it is important only to remove the slash when the /forums url is accessed.

I am also trying to do this using the .htaccess file.

Thanks in advance,
Mark.

 

g1smd




msg:4492141
 12:07 am on Sep 7, 2012 (gmt 0)

Since /forums/ is a folder, the canonical URL is the one with a slash.

Don't fight the HTTP specifications.

Marked




msg:4492164
 1:25 am on Sep 7, 2012 (gmt 0)

Its actually not a folder. The "forums" is a controller. Alternatively I could figure out how to get the controller to recognize both forums and forums/, right now the latter returns a 404, but I thought it would easier with htaccess.

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