Tag: .htaccess

Adeel Sarfraz does freelance website design/development/marketing along with mobile applications

301 redirect folder url to root url using htaccess

Our SEO department recently tweaked the URLs of a client website in order to improve the search engine rankings. The change was minor and they just removed a category path from the URL which shortened the actual length of the URL. There was one problem. The website was already indexed in Google and even though…
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September 27, 2011 0

How to disallow executable scripts from executing using htaccess

I came across an issue recently in which the client complained that his hosting provider had suspended his website account due to large number of spam emails being sent from this website. The client website was a small 5 page website and CAPTCHA had been implemented on the Contact Us form. After talking with client’s…
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March 11, 2011 0

Why am I not able to view any images on my PHP website on FastCGI?

Most probably you have .htaccess files in your subfolders which are there to restrict access to files and other resources in those subfolders. FastCGI based web servers sometimes do not serve pages properly in cases where the .htaccess files do not have Options entry in the AllowOverride apache directory configuration. A far simple resolution would…
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October 30, 2010 0

.htaccess file not showing up in FTP client

Our SEO team was working on a website and they had made some changes to the .htaccess file and uploaded it onto that website. The problem was that they did not know that the website already had its own .htaccess file. Hold on! Why did they not know? That’s because the FTP client did not…
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April 7, 2009 0