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mod rewrite: problem with 2. parameter

1:57 pm on Dec 10, 2017 (gmt 0)

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hello, I have a problem with my htaccess for mod_rewrite, here is my htaccess :

Options +FollowSymlinks
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^\.htaccess$ - [F]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule ^([^/^\.]+)$ /index.php?id=$1 [QSA,L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule ^(.+)/([^/]+)$ /$1?action=$2 [QSA,L]

I can visit /42 without problems, but if I visit /42/views the assets are not loaded and there is no css, but why ? what have I to change ? The 2. parameter is just optional, you should be able to visit the site with one or 2 parameters. thanks for help! :D
8:33 pm on Dec 10, 2017 (gmt 0)

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It's hard to give a comprehensive answer without knowing what physical files actually exist on the site. Page files, that is, not “assets”. It sounds as if not everything involves /index.php alone.

Is this meant to be
? You don't have literal ^ characters in your URLs do you? I'm assuming this is for any request in the form
no extension, no directories.

The second rule seems awkward. Does it mean something like
rewritten to
? If so, what the heck is /filename/ (the $1 element)? Can it contain literal . periods and/or additional directory slashes? Seems like you would be going around in circles, since you're rewriting to something that is, itself, not a physical file.

the assets are not loaded and there is no css
99 times out of 100, this happens because a page contains relative links that are no longer correct after rewriting. The 100th time it is because requests for assets are themselves getting rewritten.

Suggestion: before the current rules, have something that says
RewriteRule \.(css|jpg|png|js)$ - [L]
giving any extensions that you actually use for supporting files. This will prevent later rewrites firing by accident--and it will save your server from having to do those labor-intensive -f and -d lookups.

I don't know how much of your RewriteRules you left out for posting, but also make sure there's a preceding rule for
RewriteRule ^index\.php - [L]
12:36 am on Dec 11, 2017 (gmt 0)


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