Mike L. Mike L. - 3 months ago 12
Apache Configuration Question

Quick mod_rewrite help on GoDaddy

This htaccess works fine locally, but on GoDaddy the URL isn't caught by the rewrite engine.

RewriteEngine on

RewriteRule ^products/amsoil/(.*)/$ /products.php?amsoil=$1 [L]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^somedomain.com
RewriteRule (.*) http://www.somedomain.com/$1 [R=301,L]


This worked until a few days ago. Basically
www.somedomain.com/products/amsoil/this-product/
should forward to
www.somedomain.com/products.php?amsoil=this-product
....did work, and still works locally however now I just get a 404 error on
www.somedomain.com/products/amsoil/this-product/


Any ideas?

Answer

I verified that the following script works on our current hosting plans:

RewriteEngine on rewritecond %{http_host} ^coolexample.com [nc] rewriterule ^(.*)$ http://www.coolexample.com/$1 [r=301,nc]

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