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Geoip redirect in htaccess causes loop

Discussion in 'Web Design & Development' started by Berrymanrgb, Oct 3, 2018.

  1. Berrymanrgb

    Berrymanrgb Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I am trying to set up simple redirections to send visitors to my website to the correct country page.

    The Apache GeoIP module is installed and enabled.

    In my htaccess file I added the redirects as suggested in the documentation but just get stuck in a redirect loop when I test it.

    Code:
    RewriteEngine on
    RewriteCond %{ENV:GEOIP_COUNTRY_CODE} ^GB$
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://uk.beta.mydomain.com/$1 [R=302,L]
    RewriteCond %{ENV:GEOIP_COUNTRY_CODE} ^DE$
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://de.beta.mydomain.com/$1 [R=302,L]
    RewriteCond %{ENV:GEOIP_COUNTRY_CODE} ^ES$
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://es.beta.mydomain.com/$1 [R=302,L]
    RewriteCond %{ENV:GEOIP_COUNTRY_CODE} ^US$
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://us.beta.mydomain.com/$1 [R=302,L]
    
    # BEGIN WordPress
    
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
    
    # add a trailing slash to /wp-admin
    RewriteRule ^wp-admin$ wp-admin/ [R=301,L]
    
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [OR]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d
    RewriteRule ^ - [L]
    RewriteRule ^(wp-(content|admin|includes).*) $1 [L]
    RewriteRule ^(.*\.php)$ $1 [L]
    RewriteRule . index.php [L]
    
    # END WordPress
    I then tried adding the following line at the top:

    Code:
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^(uk|us|de|es)\.beta\.mydomain\.com$ [NC]
    Now the top redirect works but ones below still loop (they work if I comment out the redirects above).

    Am I missing something simple here? Only used to setting up page redirects normally so a bit out of my depth! Cheers.
     
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