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hello there,
I would like to add rewrite to my site.. right now there are 4 sections like this

http://site.com/index.php?type=Movie
http://site.com/index.php?type=Music
http://site.com/index.php?type=TvShows
http://site.com/index.php?type=Scripts

how can I make those links like this instead

http://site.com/movie/
http://site.com/music/
http://site.com/tvshows/
http://site.com/scripts/
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From: http://www.bloghash.com/2006/12/apache-mod_rewrite-examples/

1. Description - Your current pages are called using index.php with parameter of url i.e
http://www.example.com/index.php?url=category
and instead of this URL, you want a nice and easy to read URL like http://www.example.com/category
Solution - Put the following lines in your .htaccess file.

RewriteEngine on
RewriteRule ^([^/\.]+)/?$ /index.php?url=$1 [L]
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