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XF 1.4 Fixing broken links

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Problems' started by Radiola, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. Radiola

    Radiola Member

    So I think I'm doing this correctly (I hope). We have 78,000 conversations or so and I need to get those fixed.

    Following Jake's suggestions in https://xenforo.com/community/threads/vb4-directs-broken.89932, I now have an .htaccess file which reads:

    My 2 questions are:
    1. Is the file configured properly and/or

    2. With the new code at
    Should there be one line between that or should it be
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Have you tried an old link to see if it redirects correctly?

    It makes no difference whether there is a blank line between.
  3. Radiola

    Radiola Member

    Does not seem to be working.
  4. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Are you sure this is in the .htaccess file and not htaccess.txt?
  5. Radiola

    Radiola Member

    Yes Mike. I did not put it in the text file.
  6. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I think we might have to see this in place. Can you submit a ticket with FTP access details and example URLs that aren't redirecting (but should)?
  7. Radiola

    Radiola Member

    Well, after a week or so this seems to have straightened itself out. All of the old links in a google search are now redirecting to the correct webpages. Maybe it just takes some time for this to kick in.

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