| Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 18.104.22.168 |
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
|Become a Pro Member|
|.htaccess question related to subdomains.|
I'd like to change the path location of a subdomain..
I've heard that it's possible to modify the paths of subdomains using the .htaccess server file. Does anyone know how this is done and the implications with it? (i.e. any performance limitations?)
Namely, my subdomain is located at:
Because I've just created a new content manager, I'd like to move the subdomain to:
Can this be done simply or is it better to pester our server admin to do it.
There are several ways to rewrite URLs to redirect them to a new subdirectory. Apache mod_alias [httpd.apache.org] and mod_rewrite [httpd.apache.org] modules both support this function.
In addition, you can do it at the server level in httpd.conf, or in a per-directory context using .htaccess.
Server performance impact is minimal - much less than calling up any script.
Ref: Introduction to mod_rewrite [webmasterworld.com]
Thanks for the resources, I'll look into each.
All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved