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Moving WP to Root Folder and Keeping Existing Links Moving WP Keep Links pburke367 msg:4561443 6:16 pm on Apr 4, 2013 (gmt 0) I am moving a photography blog from [http://examplesite.net/wordpress] to [http://examplesite.net]. I need to redirect the existing links for pages and posts to the the new pages. [http://examplesite.net/wordpress/category/page-or-post/] to [http://examplesite.net/category/page-or-post/] I will be using the following rewrite: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteRule (.*) [examplesite.net...] [R=301,L] Will this accomplish what I need? Thanks in Advance Paul
phranque msg:4565822 1:00 am on Apr 18, 2013 (gmt 0)
welcome to WebmasterWorld, Paul!
RewriteRule (.*) [examplesite.net...] [R=301,L]
this is incorrect syntax and won't do anything useful - probably detrimental to server function. you will need something in your RewriteRule Pattern that specifies a capture group excluding the "wordpress" part of the path and back-references that in the Substitution string. with a redirect you also want to specify a complete hostname starting with the protocol (http:) in the Substitution string. IMPORTANT: Please Use example.com For Domain Names in Apache Web Server forum Posts: http://www.webmasterworld.com/apache/4452736.htm [ webmasterworld.com]