Questions tagged [.htaccess-configuration]

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

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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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htaccess problem with joomla and sef

I have the standard joomla .htaccess file installed. The site is at 3.9.4 and works fine. The pages have no extra modules published other than joomla custom modules - nothing else is published. ...
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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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URL rewriting for a joomla website placed into a folder into the root public_html folder

I have my Joomla site placed into a subfolder of the root public_html folder. I have activated the url rewriting Global Option in the Joomla Admin Panel. I access to the website through the http://web....
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Default landing page without language suffix

I have a multilanguage Joomla website. How can I configure my site so that when someone types any url, it will always bring them to: www.mysite.com ? Currently, a suffix is always added to my site ...
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.htaccess and localhost issue

Local dev environment Win10/XAMPP I have a number of local websites in my htdocs folder (eg. MyTestSite) that I access by visiting localhost/MyTestSite these work fine. So today I restored a (Joomla ...
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403 Forbidden Access, when accessing custom html/php files directly

I am trying to open html and php pages directly, but it shows : 403 Forbidden Access to this resource on the server is denied! When I try www.mysite.com/dir/ index page shows up, error ...
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Random Joomla 403 Errors after Logging in [duplicate]

I have a joomla site that is set to registered permissions only. Currently, everything works fine after migrating it to another folder, but when my users log in and AFK for a bit of time and then come ...
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Random 403 Errors

I have a joomla site installed in a subdomain and have moved it to another folder within the same subdomain. However, I am getting random 403 errors (not able to reproduce yet) and I seem to see it if ...
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Multilingual Joomla site with multiple domains

I have Joomla site with native language system and my site looks like this: www.mydomain.pl www.mydomain.pl/en/ www.mydomain.pl/de/ www.mydomain.pl/se/ www.mydomain.pl/dk/ I have domain www.mydomain....
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301 redirect non-www to www in subdirectories

I am in a unique situation where I have multiple instances of Joomla setup under my primary domain in different subdirectories. For example: mydomain.com = Joomla instance mydomain.com/...
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Offering different content to different clients

In an Intranet I have two groups of clients, each well known by their IP address. I want to present Joomla module A for clients from both groups, module B only for the clients of group 1 and module C ...
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Stopping a redirect in .htaccess

This is a real novice question regarding .htaccess files. I have read up on it but I really have no clue. We have a site called originalsite.com.au that is redirecting to www.examplesite.org.au (see ...
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Joomla random lack of access permission

When my user tries to edit an article in frontend, he gets "403 - you don't have permission to access(#some id of article)" and when he goes back in browser and tries again usually he can get access - ...
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How can I redirect old domain to a new domain?

I am newbie on Joomla. I have bought a new domain for my site that I want to use and have my site running on two different server under the 2 domain accordingly. I need to redirect the old domain and ...
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Redirect to home if someone tries to access com_users or frontpage editing (.htaccess, web.config)

I would like to redirect any trafic which tries to acces com_users (any view) or the frontpage editing (index.php?option=com_content&view=form&layout=edit) to the frontpage. I don't want to ...
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Access Errors After Changing Addon Domain Directory Root to Joomla! Folder

First: I would consider myself an advanced beginner in terms of administration. I know enough to be dangerous to myself and my projects :) I have an addon website hosted at HostGator. The HostGator ...
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How to use images from the domain images folder for all subdomains? [closed]

I have a website with a lot of images and many of them are going to be used by two subdomains. I wanted to avoid uploading the same images twice, so I thought maybe to use the images from the domain....
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.htaccess particular query redirect?

I've got a Joomla 2.5 website and a phpbb forum together. I wanted to redirect the registration of the Joomla Website to the registration to my forum. My current registration link (in joomla 2.5) is: ...