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Is it possible to use .htaccess to make sub-domain act as root?

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Is it possible to use .htaccess to make sub-domain act as root?

Specifically I'd like to use Server-relative links, eg. /directory/file.html

Though the server-relative link should be relative to the sub-domain root rather than the "real" domain root.

This would be very helpful for building sites online and then migrating them to their actual domain roots.

Thanks.
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Well yes and no it all depends on what level of access you have to your server and more importantly where the sub domain points to.

A subdomain will usually have its own root

http://subdomain.domain.com/ will appear as root.

I guess the question is what exactly are you trying to do :)
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