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.htaccess is a configuration file for use on web servers running the Apache Web Server software.

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Error 0 after moving Joomla site to subfolder

As told in the title, I just moved my 3.9 Joomla site to a subfolder on my apache server. Unfortunately when I'm trying to access it, I get this error "syntax error, unexpected '}', expecting end ...
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Help: Joomla routing and pass-through redirects

I have a little project integrating a 3rd party application, which seems pretty easy and straight forward for the most part. However, it requires some internal Routing to be set in place, in order to ...
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Why is Joomla redirecting from example.com to example.com/example.com?

I was advised to post here from Stack Overflow We need help. We're running an ad campaign and realized that a lot of paid traffic was landing on a 404 not found page. The issue is caused by auto-...
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Joomla restricted pages are redirected to 301 Moved Permanently after HTTPS redirection

I have Joomla site with a load balancer (AWS). The website is redirected to https, after redirecting home page works correctly. However, on restricted pages after login are giving the error 301 Moved ...
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Joomla 4 website's backend not working after renaming htaccess.txt to .htaccess

I got a issue after renaming htaccess.txt to .htaccess in the public_html folder of my Joomla 4 website (https://www.freepetsitters.com). I renamed it in order to get rid of "index.php" in ...
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Making /joomla subdirectory the website root AND forcing HTTPS

Setting up a Joomla site on Apache 2.4 on a Synology Disk Station. Joomla is unavoidably installed in a subdirectory of the web root (/web/joomla) and unfortunately do not have access to the Apache ...
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.htaccess redirect causes invalid security token when logging in thru email link

I wanted to eliminate duplicate content by redirecting all requests to https://www... by using the below .htaccess entry: ## Begin - Custom redirects # # If you need to redirect some pages, or set a ...
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Invalid security token locks out users trying to log in through an email link

I ran into the below problem that blocks my users to log into my site: When the user needs to log in she gets a notification email with a button that links to the below address: https://www....
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Redirection not work from non www to www(https) You configured HTTP(80) on the standard HTTPS(443) port!

I'm currently have a website which runs under https and work with no issue and I've tried to do something on my .htaccess file so that when I try http://abc.com it will redirect to https://www.abc.com ...
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How to redirect website from non www to www ( Windows +Wamp+Joomla)

I have an issue here where I have already added line below into .htaccess file, AllowOverride all in httpd.conf file, enabled Use URL Rewriting from Joomla, but none of those work. Did I miss out ...
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Custom htaccess rewrites with PT flags

I'm attempting to add a custom RewriteRule in the default htaccess file in Joomla 3, but not having any luck getting it to work. The end goal is to create a URL with a wildcard subpage, like site.com/...
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Unable to rewrite url for frontend

I encounter some issues about the url that won't rewrite in frontend (only) of Joomla but I can't find where is the exact issue. This is the situation: I installed a quickstart package in a folder ...
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Media/Template folder fills up with constantly generating css and js files with 8 random characters appended to filenames

One of my site's media/template folder continues to generate new css and js files every few days. Each file is appended with an 8-character string of random alphanumeric characters. What I expect ...
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Redirect a specific page on one website to a specific page on another website

I am hoping someone may be able to help me. I am not experienced enough with .htaccess and rewrite etc to understand what is needed. I have the following already switched on in my Joomla global ...
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Redirect administrator login page of multiple Joomla websites hosted in Apache server

I have around 10 Joomla websites hosted on Apache server. The admin URLs are similar to below patterns. http://m1.aa.example.com/administrator http://m2.aa.example.com/administrator . ...
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Add rewrite rule for site login to .htaccess

I have been trying to add rewrite rule to .htaccess file but it does not seem to work. I have Joomla latest version and I am trying to do it by: # Return 403 Forbidden header and show the content of ...
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htaccess to hide Joomla in public_html -> subfolder

I installed Joomla using a quickstart package and store the files in a subfolder (named: jml) in public_html/jml. I normally use the following commands to rewrite the url from https://www.test.com/jml ...
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htaccess 404 Redirect Not Working

I recently redesigned a site and there are loads of 404 pages, so to simplify things I want to add a redirect to my htaccess, redirecting any 404 pages to the home page. I though it was as simple as ...
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Homepage of multilingual site not working anymore after removing index.php (404); all other sites working

So I removed the "index.php" - part from the URL in Joomla in the following way: Change the htaccess.txt - file name to .htaccess via FTP Set the URL-rewrite Option in the Joomla Configuration ...
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Remove index.php - file on multlilingual Joomla Site

As supported by various posts, I did : change the htaccess.txt - file name to .htaccess via FTP set the URL - Rewrite Option in the Joomla Configuration Options to "YES" Result: - index.php is ...
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Google Search Console Crawl Anomaly in Joomla 3.x

Check the URL - no errors https://www.dach-spengler.eu/sitemap.xml https://www.dach-spengler.eu/robots.txt In the google search console, I got the error: Crawl-Anomaly Submitted Sitemaps Status ...
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Redirect direct registration page access by .htaccess

I would like to redirect registration page to homepage by using .htaccess now my code is redirecting to /component/users/?view=login&Itemid=437 which is login page. I would like to make ...
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Site keeps browsing itself all the time

I run the server where this Joomla! site is hosted, so I have root access to it. There is something in the configuration, or somewhere in its code, that keeps browsing the site itself. If I run # ...
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Custom 404 page

I am having trouble with custom 404 page, So I have been trying to get the custom 404 page to work but I have problem making it work right. All the methods that are described everywhere : make ...
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Redirect loop when https

I added ssl-certificate on my Joomla web-site. My actions: Add certificate data to hosting In configuration check SSL for entire site In configuration.php rewrite live_site as https://mysite.com ...
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Redirect problem

Over the last couple of years I have taken over a website made up of several parts, ie there were some traditional html pages, a php “wiki” installation and a similar php “knowledgeable” installation. ...
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sitemap.xml rewrite rule no longer working

We use a base build template for most of our site builds, and until a few months ago we have not had a problem re-writing the sitemap url to sitemap.xml. The rule we use is: RewriteRule ^sitemap.xml$...
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Shorten some URLs and show them to the user in another format

I have some sections of my web in joomla that are accessed like this: http://miweb.com/index.php?option=com_component&view=contracts&ff=1&id=20977&token=8f8c54a3ce165332fd59f17319ba ...
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Joomla htaccess file

I have some old links (old platform) and I want to redirect them to the new ones. I have both old and new links but I can figure it how to modify the .htaccess file. Everything I try causes a 500 ...
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.htacces replace all underscores with hyphens

I am having a struggle trying to get my .htaccess to remove all underscores from an url. I have a lot of old aliases in my articles and they are all with underscores. I have searched for a sollution, ...
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Multiple Slashes in URL

I'm having a bit of a strange problem on a couple of Joomla sites and I'm not really sure where to start with figuring out what the problem is. When I crawl the site with Screaming frog, I am getting ...
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Rewriting single URL - Multiple attempts without result

I'm looking for some specific advise - I am removing Joomsef from one of my sites as the support is poor and I need to rewrite some specific url's generated by the widgetkit component as the core sef ...
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Impossible to set my joomla site timezone to Pacific/Tahiti (hosted in UTC)

I have exactely the same issue like in this post. For a Joomla site online booking (Joomla + Yootheme + Vik Appointment) I need Pacific/Tahiti default timezone and I still have UTC despite all my ...
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How to install Joomla in subfolder where Wordpress is installed in web root

I have Wordpress installed at example.com. I did have Joomla 3 installed at example.com/joomla. Now example.com/joomla loads a Wordpress 404 for some reason. Even example.com/joomla/index.php loads ...
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My site downloads index.php instead of serving it if I use .htaccess

If I use Admin Tools to create a .htaccess file the site downloads the index.php file instead of serving it. What setting causes this, why does it occur, can it be fixed, and what are the ...
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All anchor tags take me back to home page

I'm trying to create some accessibility Skip links to be used with screen readers. I added the links at the top of the body tag and I added a corresponding anchor tag to both the main navigation and ...
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Subdirectories being blocked by .htaccess / Admin Tools

I am running a Joomla site and managing the dev environment using cPanel. I have set up a subdomain which I will be building the new version of the website in like so — dev.somewebsite.com (with the ...
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How can I make a directory accessible without putting it on a menu?

I want users to be able to download a file from my Joomla website, but I don't want the URL posted anywhere on my site. How can I make a file downloadable without adding any links to it from my site?
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Rewrite URL In joomla

Is it possible to do the following URL rewrite (not redirect) with htaccess? mypage.com/en/example/example/index.php to mypage.com/en/example I have also enabled URL rewriting in Joomla config, ...
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Pretty URL to custom joomla page

I have an URL: domain.com/photos?photoId=344 and I want to make pretty URL such as: domain.com/photos/344 I tried to correct htaccess: RewriteRule ^photos/([A-Za-z0-9-]+) /photos?photoId=$1 [L] ...
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how to use mod_rewrite in joomla backend

how i can change the displayed address administrator/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&layout=edit to administrator/content/article/edit by using htaccess file in joomla
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How to change JoomShopping URLs?

I have added several JoomShopping categories with respective pages. However, they have long URLs: http://ysadba.kiev.ua/component/jshopping/CATEGORY/PRODUCT.html?Itemid=0 I'd like them to look like ...
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Using SEF URLs breaks all templates

I changed both Search Engine Friendly URLs to Yes and Use URL Rewriting to Yes in Global Configuration and renamed the .htaccess.txt to .htaccess . But, now none of my templates work anymore. I have ...
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What is the best way to switch an existing Joomla site from http to https (SEO)

What is the best way to switch an existing Joomla site from http to https (SSL), technically and also from an SEO approach. 1st, i had a rule in my htaccess but it was not perfect : RewriteCond %{...
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No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting... | Not true

I'm using ALtervista to host my website. I've just installed joomla 2.5 using the auto-installation of Altervista. Exported a database in sql.gz format and imported it into my new database on ...
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Joomla redirect with HTTP Status Code (redirect component vs .htaccess)

First of all, this is not the same question as can be found here: (Redirect URLs using Redirect component or .htaccess). What I want to know is what HTTP Status Code (for e.g. 301, 302, 303, etc...) ...
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htaccess mysteries: Can Joomla site run without .htaccess?

I was trying to understand .htaccess file. I learned some directives and added them on my htaccess.txt file but things weren't going as I expected. To test whether I put the contents on right file, I ...
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Is the syntax of htaccess.txt same with .htaccess?

The problem starts with my attempt to use CDN77: After installing and setting cdn plugin, all my source files' URL turn to the cdn provider's URL. Everything is working except font awesome icons, ...
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To access to joomla site trhough http://web.es without showing into the url bar the /joomla folder name

i have a website in joomla. I have this site hosted in a remote server. I have this joomla placed into a folder in the root public_html folder. I have activated the url rewriting Global Option in the ...
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.htaccess recognize string and replace it

I would like that .htaccess recognize string in my url and replace it with another. Previously I used SEO components, but today I want to use Joomla native seo, and I have different structure of my ...
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