lucy24 - 7:21 am on May 24, 2012 (gmt 0)
I am wondering if I should change all the multiple backslashes \\\\ to a single?
You should change them to the number of backslashes required by the context. That's the only possible generic answer.
If you look at this thread here, it seems like jdmorgan knows his stuff
Hm, that's kinda like saying the Taj Majal is a pretty nice tomb ;)
Seriously, I think you're doing way too much all at once. Most people's first htaccess looks something like this:
And then it grows with time as you find new needs and learn how to implement them. I think the second thing I put in my htaccess was a no-hotlinking routine, largely cribbed from a friend with a site about as small as mine.