[thelist] ?type=icecream to /icecream

Jeffrey Barke jeffrey.barke at themechanism.com
Tue Apr 8 14:59:33 CDT 2008


Check out Apache's mod_rewrite:


On Apr 8, 2008, at 3:40 PM, John Allsopp 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?
> Cheers
> J
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