[thelist] .htaccess rewrite to redirect

misterhaan misterhaan at track7.org
Thu Jan 19 17:41:27 CST 2006

you shouldn't need rewrite -- use a redirectpermanent in the dev 
server's .htaccess:

RedirectPermanent / http://www.exampleliveserver.com/

Just specifying / also takes everything below it, meaning this would 
handle your example.

Tony Crockford wrote:
> in the middle of moving dev sites to live server and I discover that 
> the dev sites are placed higher in the search engines than the 
> original site.
> could some kind soul give me a simple .htaccess rewrite rule that I 
> could stick in an .htaccess file on the dev server to redirect 
> requests to the live server - page for page preferably.
> e.g no matter what the incoming request is it goes to the same place 
> on the live server...
> e.g. http://www.exampledevserver.com/about.htm would be redirected to 
> http://www.exampleliveserver.com/about.htm
> It's late here in the UK and getting my head round the regex and 
> rewrite rules isn't happening!
> Tony

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