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Please Explain RewriteUrls
edited September 2010 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
Can someone please explain (or point me to the explanation) how RewriteUrls is supposed to work. Whenever I enable it, it just breaks all the links. What am I missing? Do certain features not work with this disabled?
For Apache there is already .htaccess file coming with Vanilla - you just need to be sure that you hosting allows RewriteEngine and .htaccess files.
For Lighttpd see sticky post.
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$Configuration['Garden']['RewriteUrls'] = TRUE;
I had to edit apache's httpd.conf to add the following
Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All
After a quick restart of apache
sudo apachectl restartit worked like a charm.
the first line should be the path to where your forum software was copied/uploaded. It probably also helps to edit the .htaccess in the directory of where your placed the forum. Mine is in /opt/local/apache2/htdocs/forum/.htaccess and I never moved it to the root dir, so I can't comment on where it's really supposed to go.
Edit: I noticed you were using godaddy… eh, I guess this doesn't apply. Sorry.