[thelist] moving from static to dynamic content

Brian Cummiskey brian at hondaswap.com
Mon Sep 17 16:24:58 CDT 2007


a 301 redirect is your best bet.   This will keep your old links 
working, and the search engines will get notified of the new location 
and update the URL of the location.

depending on the structure, you could pull this off in just a couple 
lines of htaccess code.

assuming apache and rewrite engine is enabled,
and old articles were in a directory (like site.com/press/)  and the new 
folder is site.com/pressreleases/

RewriteEngine On

RewriteRule ^((/press/).*\.(htm|html)?)$ pressreleases/index.php?id=$1 
[R=301, L]

untested, but i think that should do the trick.

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