[MediaWiki-l] Rewrite Rules

Tom tom at hutch4.us
Sun Jan 13 01:15:05 UTC 2013


Go to 

http://shorturls.redwerks.org/ as recommended on 

http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Short_URL/Apache

And use it to generate everything you need to do. 


Tom

On Jan 12, 2013, at 8:03 PM, Steve VanSlyck <s.vanslyck at spamcop.net> wrote:

> OK, this is my first attempt to use rewrite rules.
> 
> I've done the best I can to follow the instructions at http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Short_URL/Apache .
> 
> I've created an .htaccess file and put it at root at http://www.vanslyck.us as follows:
> 
> ## http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Short_URL/Apache
> # Follow symbolic links(dunno if this is needed or not)
> Options +FollowSymLinks
> # Enable the rewrite engine
> RewriteEngine On
> # Short url for wiki pages(dunno if [PT,L] is required instead)
> RewriteRule ^/?wiki(/.*)?$ %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}/wiki/index.php [L]
> # Redirect / to Main Page(dunno if [PT,L] is required instead)
> RewriteRule ^/*$ %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}/w/index.php [L]
> 
> then I added the following lines to the end of LocalSettings.php:
> 
> # Enable Short URLs
> # http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Short_URL
> $wgUsePathInfo = true; # added this after getting the redirect loop error.
> $wgScriptPath = "/wiki";
> $wgArticlePath = "/wiki/$1";
> 
> Can anyone see something obviouis that I know how to recognize?
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