Mark Parnell wrote:
> Previously in alt.www.webmaster, Roy Schestowitz
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
>> Two things I forgot to mention:
>> Do .htaccess file support wildcards?
>> If so, to what extent?
> Not sure how to quantify that. Check the docs for proper details.
Just have. Thanks for the link.
>> If I have a URL's like:
>> (broken) http://schestowitz.com/weblog/archives/2005/07/27/inkscape-gimp/
>> Can I write a single rule that will replace '/weblog/' with '/Weblog'?
> RedirectPermanent /weblog /Weblog
> Any sub-directories or files are automatically tacked on to the end.
Making changes to the .htaccess file directly causes cPanel to overwrite
everything, as usual. Giving up on the front-end altogether is a shame.
/However/, I have just decided to take that little step. Embedding the line
you offered at the top resulted in 500 errors - Internal server error,
which I very quickly fixed by reverting to the old version. Apparently it
won't do... *frown*
>> Also, regarding bad incoming links, it is rather unlikely because the
>> errors are quite random, referring to different pages all the time. This
>> has gone on and one for almost a year and as time goes on I get more of
>> these 404's, which is overwhelming.
> Fair enough. Just one theory. :-)
Thanks very much Mark. I'll have another look at your advice and retry.
Roy S. Schestowitz