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Old 12-19-2009, 01:08 PM   #1
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Question about RewriteRule?


Can anyone explain me what does these line means?
Code:
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^test.hotel.com$

RewriteRule ^/seaHome.form$ /seaHome.form?brandCode=AIR$1
RewriteRule ^/manage/images/UI/(.*) http://image.peogos.com/images/UI/$1 [P]
RewriteRule ^/$ /searchHome.form [R=301]
Names has been changed..so anyone who can refer me docs which can explain in detail regarding the entries.
 
Old 12-19-2009, 01:37 PM   #2
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They are used to rewrite the url so that it will be seen as pretty urls instead of the ?variable=value. Check out apache mod_rewrite for more information.

However I am not sure what the top and bottom Rules are. They don't look like the normal rules I am use to using. Then again I am still pretty new to using mod_rewrite.

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Old 12-20-2009, 12:59 AM   #3
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Guys,

I am in search for RewriteRule on Apache explained through examples.
 
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Guys,

I am in search for RewriteRule on Apache explained through examples.
http://www.workingwith.me.uk/article...ng/mod_rewrite

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/misc/rewriteguide.html

I am hoping to get this book soon. http://www.amazon.com/Definitive-Gui...1292690&sr=8-1
 
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http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/rewrite/
 
Old 12-20-2009, 01:11 AM   #6
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I read that But have few issues.
I am not able to understand:
Code:
RewriteRule   ^/~([^/]+)/?(.*)    /u/$1/$2  [R]
What does ^/ sign means?

what does [^/]+ the plus sign means?

what does (.*) means?

Anyone who have clear understanding what these sign means?

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Old 12-20-2009, 01:14 AM   #7
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I read the Apache links..but that seems totally confusing !!!
Don't we have any GUI tools or simple implementation with reWrite?
 
Old 12-20-2009, 01:19 AM   #8
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I read that But have few issues.
I am not able to understand:
Code:
RewriteRule   ^/~([^/]+)/?(.*)    /u/$1/$2  [R]
What does ^/ sign means?

what does [^/]+ the plus sign means?

what does (.*) means?

Anyone who have clear understanding what these sign means?
They are regular expressions. The mod_rewrite makes heavy use of them. Like the * means 0 or more of the precedding or can mean any characters the ^ normaly means the begining while the $ will mean the end. + is one or more of the precedding and the ? zero or one of the preceding.

use this as a guide http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regular_expression

Regular expressions can take a while to get down and they are easily forgotten.
 
Old 12-20-2009, 01:25 AM   #9
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http://www.webreference.com/programming/Mod_Rewrite/

I loved this Link...Made my day little easier
 
Old 12-20-2009, 01:28 AM   #10
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jstephens84..Thanks for the wiki.
Now I have got the clear understanding..
Let see how much difficult it is to implement that.
 
Old 12-20-2009, 01:34 AM   #11
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I am stuck at :
Code:
RewriteRule ^/([a-zA-Z[-a-zA-Z]+]*)/guides/$
Code:
RewriteRule ^/([a-zA-Z[-a-zA-Z]+]*)/(guides)/([a-zA-Z[-a-zA-Z]+]*)/([a-zA-Z[-a-zA-Z]+]*)(-)(city)(-)(guide)(.htm)$  /viewCityGuide.form?languageCode=$1&countryName=$3&cityName=$4&ln=${languageMapping:$1}  [QSA,PT,L]
Any idea how to interpret?

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Old 12-26-2009, 11:09 AM   #12
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Anyone who can help me with this?
 
Old 12-27-2009, 01:17 AM   #13
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I am stuck at :
Code:
RewriteRule ^/([a-zA-Z[-a-zA-Z]+]*)/guides/$
Code:
RewriteRule ^/([a-zA-Z[-a-zA-Z]+]*)/(guides)/([a-zA-Z[-a-zA-Z]+]*)/([a-zA-Z[-a-zA-Z]+]*)(-)(city)(-)(guide)(.htm)$  /viewCityGuide.form?languageCode=$1&countryName=$3&cityName=$4&ln=${languageMapping:$1}  [QSA,PT,L]
Any idea how to interpret?
Not sure I totaly understand the first one but I think it means look for anything that has letters A-Z or a-z (has to be at least one or more) followed by /guides/. The last line looks the same but they both seem to be missing dome things.

the format is normally
RewriteRule pattern replacement [flags]
 
  


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