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Domain Directing

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by 1webguru, Oct 17, 2003.

  1. 1webguru

    1webguru Registered

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    I have 2 domain, a and b. Domain A points to /directory1/ and works fine. I want to add a second domina (domian b) and point it to a subdirectory of Domain A.. such as /directory1/sub1/ . I knkow how to do this in WebMin, by editingthe Apache httpd file. How do I do it in Cpanel?
     
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    mickeymouse Well-Known Member

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    Dear 1webguru,

    For redirecting a domain to a subfolder the normal procedure is editing the .htaccess file.

    Add the following to the .htaccess file:

    RewriteEngine On
    Options +FollowSymlinks
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.domain.*
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/subdir/
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /subdir/$1
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domain.*
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/subdir/
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /subdir/$1

    Replace www.domain.* (4th line) and domain.* (7th line) with the actual domain name of the pointer (minus the \'www.\' in the second instance). Do not put .com or .co.uk on it; keep the asterisk. Also replace the four instances of \"subdir\" with the subdirectory on YOUR site that domain pointer will map to.

    This will redirect requests for the domain pointer (both domain.com and www.domain.com) to the directory specified.

    You can edit the .htaccess file at cpanel-> filemanager option in cpanel.

    Regards,
     
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