[thelist] ?type=icecream to /icecream

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Tue Apr 8 15:07:07 CDT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Allsopp
> Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2008 3:41 PM
> 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

*nix: mod_rewrite
Windows: isapirewrite [0]

> And what, in outline, do I need to do. Does it just seamlessly 
> work, or do I need to change my code or what?

Yes, you will need to change your code.  It's not simple to explain how
exactly for any given site, but it should be pretty obvious(c)(tm) once you
dig into it.  Mostly the change will be reformatting links on your site.

[0] http://www.isapirewrite.com

Joshua L. Olson
WAE Technologies, Inc.
Augusta, Georgia Web Design
Phone: 706.210.0168
Fax: 707.988.0168
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