is the Swiss Army Knife of URL manipulations. It provides
virtually all of the functions one would ever need to manipulate
URLs, and its functionality is highly generalized. Consequently,
mod_rewrite can be used to solve all sorts of URL-based
problems. The drawback is the high learning curve, because this
module is based on a complex rule-based matching engine, which
uses regular expressions for its patterns. Although the
flexibility of mod_rewrite makes it a very complex tool, once
you understand the basic idea you will master all existing and
forthcoming URL-based problems in your webmaster's life.
correct syntax to place in a
file to allow the url to be rewritten in a spiderable format.
The apache module mod_rewrite converts urls in a certain format
to another format, and can be very useful in helping a site with
dynamic content to be indexed.
We have a php script that creates an rss feed from an html
webpage. However, the url is a mess, and some rss directories
don't seem to work with it.We would like to use .htaccess to
change something like this: