[thelist] htaccess quandry

patrick pms at stoutstreet.com
Tue Jul 10 09:01:57 CDT 2007

Tom Dell'Aringa wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> I've been banging my head up against this .htaccess for months trying to
> figure out these 301s for my drupal site. Each time I come back to it, I
> fail. It can't be this hard, but I can't seem to get anything to work.
> Here is my current htaccess:
> http://www.crossandthrone.com/ht.txt
> I'm trying to redirect 2 of some 20-30 old paths at the bottom like so:
> Redirect 301 /feed http://feeds.feedburner.com/CrossAndThrone
> Redirect 301 /category/radio http://www.crossandthrone.com/radio-wyll-1160-am
> The problem is when I enter the old string for category/radio I get this:
> http://www.crossandthrone.com/radio-wyll-1160-a?q=category/radio
> note the query string at the end? This still ends up giving a
> 404 of course. I think if I could get it to not do that, I could
> correctly redirect all the bad links. I've tried the 301 in different
> spots but it doesn't seem to matter. Why doesn't the site just follow
> the directive I'm putting in?
> Any help is appreciated!
> Thanks
> Tom

You don't seem to have a RewriteBase set. Try
	RewriteBase /
as first Rewrite item after
	RewriteEngine On


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