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    Lost Friends

    G and T ... heheh ... I like that Randy I remember the good ol days ... there were no community forums ... only technical ones ... lol, Mike (techguy) had to create the social ones just for Marlene and I think we called it social, so truly it was the start of the social revolution ... I even...
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    Lost Friends

    Kind of funny ... I am updating a lecture and wanted a screenshot example of a forum and thought of TSG ... couldn't remember my login details so did a search for randy and found this thread ... I'm alive and well and still think about the friends I made here, even though it seems I am only...
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    Solved: htaccess rewrite rules

    I've got the fix with a little help from you, Mile and 2 other sources (good to know friends!!) RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^cat=80$ RewriteRule ^category_view\.php$ http://www.new-domain.com/? [R=301,L] What I didn't realise is the problems that Wordpress sites have with redirects ... I moved...
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    Solved: htaccess rewrite rules

    I've uploaded that string http://olddomain.ie/category_view.php?cat=80 should be redirected to www.new-domain.com/ ... but it's not working for me. No prob Mike, thanks for trying at this stage ...;)
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    Solved: htaccess rewrite rules

    My strings look like RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^cat=80 [NC] RewriteRule ^category_view\.php$ http://www.new-domain.com/ [R=301,L] a friend has suggested that I am missing a $ after the 80 and a ? after the .com/ so the string should look like RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^cat=80$ RewriteRule...
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    Solved: htaccess rewrite rules

    cool, i got that one to work but still can;t figure the ones that are using the category_view ...
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    Solved: htaccess rewrite rules

    congrats in the son!! I have a 7 1/2 month old so having to go through all the fun stuff again!!
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    Solved: htaccess rewrite rules

    all ohter entries in htaccess are processing ok ... what's funny is some with variables also working, for instance Redirect 301 /?p=890 http://www.new-domain.com/deeper-linking-page/ perfectly sends visitors to olddomain.ie/?p=890 to http://www.new-domain.com/deeper-linking-page/ ... why would...
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    Solved: htaccess rewrite rules

    I also had another line in the htacces as a catchall to forward all old links to the new domain Redirect 301 / http://www.new-domain.com/ after I removed this line, the original redirect line would not even send to the new site, so the line is being ignored by my server ... that is also the...
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    Solved: htaccess rewrite rules

    Hiya Mike, Long time!! How's the wife? Thanks for looking into this and I should point out that I do not have either solution in place at the moment ... and never had both of them. The first option of using standard redirect lines did not work for me, so I was experimenting with the rewrites...
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    Solved: htaccess rewrite rules

    I know, I'm being pushy ... anyone have any experience at this type of htacces rewrite that can shed some light for me?
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    Solved: htaccess rewrite rules

    Hi Folks, Been an age and a day since I've been back to TSG, but the unthinkable has happened and I can't figure something out. Must be age getting in the way. I'm trying to organise an htaccess redirect from an old domain to a new one ... got everything working fine except some urls that...
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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY RandyG

    Thanx Mike ... glad to see you as well. I'm might not spend as much time here as I used to, but I'll be like the crotchety, irrascible, weird uncle that only visits once in a blue moon!! No matter what happens, this place will always be a family home that i will feel comfortable visiting.
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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY RandyG

    Wow ... Thanx for the birthday wishes folks. The big four oh!! When I was in my 20's, I thought 40 would be OLD! Funny thing is ... I still feel young, only a lot fatter and balder!!!!! :D ;)
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    "A Glimpse of Angelize56"

    Hi Darlene ... I haven't beenback to the site much, but I found this thread Today and had to read it all! Thank you so much for sharing ... even though you brought back tears in my eyes with a lot of it. your recollection of the day marlene died was heart rending, but thank you for sharing...
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