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have a magento site i click on all links and they rewrite fine. Only one issue, I have some links that look like this assume my domain name is somesite.com

http://www.somesite.com/?htm/147 and i want it to redirect to http://www.somesite.com/someplace/ of course homesite is replaced with my real domain. assume i am using https://github.com/nexcess/magento/blob/master/.htaccess.sample renamed to .htaccess

i add this to .htaccess but it has no affect

Redirect 301 /?htm/147 http://www.somesite.com/someplace/ ideas?

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  • What is "someplace", in this case? Is that a category/product list page? Or is that a custom CMS page? – David Lerner Sep 30 '15 at 1:25
  • Have you enabled rewrites in Magento System Config? – David Lerner Sep 30 '15 at 1:25
  • I'd suggest having custom rewrites setup in Magento admin, not in htaccess. They are much more manageable. – Prateek Sep 30 '15 at 7:11
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In your .htaccess the following should work: Redirect 301 /?htm/147 /someplace

You could also look at using a rewrite match redirectMatch 301 ^/?htm/147/?$ /someplace/

If you're going from someplace.com to someplace.net you would need to setup the following: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^someplace.com [NC,OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.someplace.com [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://someplace.net/$1 [L,R=301,NC]

Hope this helps.

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