Solved

Using ModRewrite

Posted on 2003-10-22
8
249 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-04
Hi,

I got this in my .htaccess file.
How do I change this to use ModRewrite

i guess like errordocs/errors/400 or some voodoo like that.
now can i use regular expressions so my list doesnt have to be this big?
thanks!

ErrorDocument 400 /errordocs/errors.php?code=400
ErrorDocument 401 /errordocs/errors.php?code=401
ErrorDocument 402 /errordocs/errors.php?code=402
ErrorDocument 403 /errordocs/errors.php?code=403
ErrorDocument 404 /errordocs/errors.php?code=404
ErrorDocument 405 /errordocs/errors.php?code=405
ErrorDocument 406 /errordocs/errors.php?code=406
ErrorDocument 407 /errordocs/errors.php?code=407
ErrorDocument 408 /errordocs/errors.php?code=408
ErrorDocument 409 /errordocs/errors.php?code=409
ErrorDocument 410 /errordocs/errors.php?code=410
ErrorDocument 411 /errordocs/errors.php?code=411
ErrorDocument 412 /errordocs/errors.php?code=412
ErrorDocument 413 /errordocs/errors.php?code=413
ErrorDocument 414 /errordocs/errors.php?code=414
ErrorDocument 415 /errordocs/errors.php?code=415
ErrorDocument 500 /errordocs/errors.php?code=500
ErrorDocument 501 /errordocs/errors.php?code=501
ErrorDocument 502 /errordocs/errors.php?code=502
ErrorDocument 503 /errordocs/errors.php?code=503
ErrorDocument 504 /errordocs/errors.php?code=504
ErrorDocument 505 /errordocs/errors.php?code=505
0
Comment
Question by:weinrj
  • 3
  • 3
8 Comments
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:_nn_
ID: 9605480
Unfortunately, the documentation at http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/mod/core.html#errordocument leaves no doubt : not possible. On the other side, is it really so much of a problem ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:weinrj
ID: 9607801
ah i read that documentation as well thought might be a way. i guess i will erase the query. thanks
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:_nn_
ID: 9608046
Just to make sure, I downloaded Apache's source code. In the set_error_document() function, I've found an explicit conversion string to integer for the 3-digit code read from the config file (or .htaccess) and a reference to a conf->response_code_strings[] table. Obviously, they didn't make it "regexp-aware", which confirms the impossibility, since it's the only place in the code where Apache deals with HTTP errors.

>> i guess i will erase the query.

I don't understand. Could you please rephrase ?
0
What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

 

Author Comment

by:weinrj
ID: 9608089
sorry
since there is no solution possible i should have a way to erase this question to get my points back.
0
 

Author Comment

by:weinrj
ID: 9608122
only reason i ask is this
i have gallery on my site and the mod_rewrite says this:

mod_rewrite is an Apache module that lets web server applications do clever things with URLs. Gallery uses this module to allow it to use short URLs, for example with mod_rewrite this URL takes you directly to a picture:

http://www.menalto.com/photos/Jai2/photo-aaa
whereas without it, you'd have to use this one:

http://www.menalto.com/photos/view_photo.php?set_albumName=Jai2&id=photo-aaa

the RedExp would been nice to make one errordocument directive, i like the URI to be shorter if possible.
0
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
_nn_ earned 125 total points
ID: 9608293

>> since there is no solution possible i should have a way to erase this question to get my points back.

Hmm, personally, I don't mind, but you should read this :
http://www.experts-exchange.com/help/member.jsp#10 (The correct answer to some questions is "you can't do that")

>> the RedExp would been nice to make one errordocument directive, i like the URI to be shorter if possible.

Aaahh, but that's something completely different ! You don't use ErrorDocument for that. Here something that should do for your request :

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
   RewriteEngine on
   RewriteRule ^([a-zA-Z0-9_-]+)/([a-zA-Z0-9_-]+)$ view_photo.php?set_albumName=$1&id=$2 [QSA]
</IfModule>

I'm not so sure anymore, but also try with prepending photos/ in case it doesn't work

   RewriteRule ^photos/([a-zA-Z0-9_-]+)/([a-zA-Z0-9_-]+)$ photos/view_photo.php?set_albumName=$1&id=$2 [QSA]
0

Featured Post

Highfive + Dolby Voice = No More Audio Complaints!

Poor audio quality is one of the top reasons people don’t use video conferencing. Get the crispest, clearest audio powered by Dolby Voice in every meeting. Highfive and Dolby Voice deliver the best video conferencing and audio experience for every meeting and every room.

Join & Write a Comment

It is possible to boost certain documents at query time in Solr. Query time boosting can be a powerful resource for finding the most relevant and "best" content. Of course the more information you index, the more fields you will be able to use for y…
In Solr 4.0 it is possible to atomically (or partially) update individual fields in a document. This article will show the operations possible for atomic updating as well as setting up your Solr instance to be able to perform the actions. One major …
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're looking for how to monitor bandwidth using netflow or packet s…

747 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now