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Mod rewrite question

Handling tokens in url?

     

jchance

1:26 pm on Sep 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I have a question on if and how I can do the following rewrite.

Lets say the user enters:
"testhtml_pk-32_jg-55_psd-92.html"

And I want to redirect it to:
"display_page.php?pn=testhtml&pl=32&jg=55&psd=92"

So basically I want to tokenize on "_" and then split each token by the "-" and then create query string parms out of the elements.

I want to make it handle X number of tokens, so it should also be able to handle:
"testhtml_pk-32_jg-55_psd-92_abc-123.html"
"testhtml_pk-32_jg-55_psd-92_abc-123_xyz-987.html"
etc...

How can I do this?

lmo4103

2:55 pm on Sep 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I have url done like
display_page.php/testhtml/pk-32/jg-55/psd-92.html

Then split up $_SERVER['PATH_INFO'] on the slashes to get the pieces.

If you do that, there is no mod_rewrite needed.

At least with my setup, it knows display_page.php is a php program and /testhtml/pk-32/jg-55/psd-92.html is a PATH_INFO.

( note: $_SERVER['PATH_INFO'] still had not been documented )

jchance

6:50 pm on Sep 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Well, I guess I could do something similar to that, but I really prefer to use mod rewrite so that all of my query parms show up in the php $_REQUEST object.

Anyone know how I can do this with mod_rewrite?

jdMorgan

7:05 pm on Sep 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member jdmorgan is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



This thread [webmasterworld.com], in the Apache forum section of the WebmasterWorld library [webmasterworld.com], may prove helpful to you.

Also, see the references in our forum charter [webmasterworld.com].

Jim

 

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