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XF 1.3 Friendly URL's and .htaccess

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by tribalplague, Jun 4, 2014.

  1. tribalplague

    tribalplague Member

    First of all, let me start by saying I know diddly squat about .htaccess. I probably know as much as you know of Penguin Anatomy...

    Recently I wanted to convert the site to use the Friendly URL's option in the configuration area. My VPS already had Mod_Rewrite implemented, so I added the following to my .htaccess:

    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    ## Enable mod_rewrite if available
    Options +FollowSymLinks -Multiviews
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /

    ## Rewrite queries with keywords to be without '?'
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php?QUERY_STRING=$1 [L]

    ## Tell script that mod_rewrite is enabled
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ $1?MOD_REWRITE=1 [QSA]
    RewriteRule ^(data/|js/|styles/|install/|favicon\.ico|crossdomain\.xml|robots\.txt) - [NC,L]
    </IfModule>

    I really do not understand what anything above does to be honest, I had to mash something up that somewhat worked without any errors. For the most part it works, except when you try to go to Edit someone's post, where I get an error that says:

    "The server responded with an error. The error message is in the Javascript console."

    Can someone please help me sort this out?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    Can't you just use the default htaccess.txt file that comes with XenForo? Does that cause issues?

    You should look in the JavaScript console to view the error.
     

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