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The situation is that I have recently deleted a folder which was a directory which many people used. I get lots of errors each day with "ERROR 404 not found".
I want to redirect: domain.com/dir/ TO domain.com
I would like it so that any other URL from the directory folder is also redirected.
Does anyone know how to do this? And is it possible to redirect using .htaccess from a folder that doesn't exist on the server?
> Is it possible to redirect using .htaccess from a folder that doesn't exist on the server?
Yes, your problem is very easy to solve using .htaccess. Here's a good place to start: Introduction to mod_rewrite [webmasterworld.com]
You can put the redirect into the top-level directory of the site (web root), and it will redirect the requests for the missing subdirectory. You can use either mod_alias or mod_rewrite to accomplish this. mod_alias is simpler, mod_rewrite more complex and powerful.