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cPanel redirects question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by furry, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. furry

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    Sorry for the complete noob question here, but I was wondering if the cPanel Redirects button serves the same function as an Apache mod_rewrite, in order to make my URL's more SEO friendly.
     
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    Yes, this functionality uses mod_rewrite.
     
  3. furry

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    So by choosing permentant, and then entering in a new URL in the redirect field, this will alter my .htaccess file so I can clean up my URLs?
     
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    Ermm, I thought it used mod_alias? This is the .htaccess directive it generates for me:
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    RedirectMatch permanent ^/$ http://www.heliohost.org/intro.html
    You'll need to be more specific. What do you mean by clean up your URLs?
     
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    Anybody???
     
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