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Nov 22, 2011, 12:24 #1
Forums Closed Want to 301 Redirect everything to a closed message
Forums closed due to spam and i want to redirect all the posts in from the forum to a closed message in the root.
and all content from http://somedomain.com/forums/
should go to
I can do the folder just having issues with the content of the folder
Nov 23, 2011, 03:20 #2
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Something like this perhaps?
RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^forums/(.*) http://somedomain.com/closed.php [R=301,L]
Nov 23, 2011, 17:52 #3
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Since you're not at all interested in what's in the URL after /forums and the fact that the URL starts with "/forums" is indication enough to fire the rule, there is no need to tell the regex parser to go and match the rest of the URL (i.e., the /(.*) part), that's just doing work for nothing.
You can use what Immerse posted, but leave out /(.*)
(it will work with that code btw)Rémon - Hosting Advisor
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