[MediaWiki-l] Rewrite Rules

Dave Humphrey dave at uesp.net
Sun Jan 13 01:22:10 UTC 2013


Your $wgScriptPath should be where your script files are which is not the
same as your article path. Typically $wgScriptPath = "/w". Where have you
installed your files relative to the root of your web server?


On 12 January 2013 20:03, 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<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<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<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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