On 4/8/08, John Allsopp <john at johnallsopp.co.uk> wrote: > A basic question for all you out there, but one I've never used (because > I believe the search engines now read ?s quite happily, but perhaps I'm > wrong about that), but now I have a client that's insisting on it (I > think the milkman told him it's a good idea). > > So > > What's the PHP or server tool/plugin/function thing I have to use to get > my URLs to be, for instance, /food/icecream when what's really going on > is ?type=food&name=icecream > > And what, in outline, do I need to do. Does it just seamlessly work, or > do I need to change my code or what? Are you using PHP on Apache? If so, assuming there is no /food directory, it will execute index.php and the full path will be available in environment variables which you could then tokenize. Alternatively, you could use mod_rewrite: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/1.3/mod/mod_rewrite.html -- Matt Warden Cincinnati, OH, USA http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.