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lighttpd add trailing slash.

Posted on 2009-05-03
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Hi Experts,
i want to convert my mod_rewrite rules from apache to a rewrite rule for lightttpd.
All my rewrite rules work fine. But how can i check for a condition in lightttpd.
I need to put a slash at the end of each url.

In Apache i use:
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/[^\.]+[^/]$
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://%{HTTP_HOST}/$1/ [R=301,L]

now when i try:
url.rewrite-once = ("^(.*)$" => "http://%{HTTP_HOST}/$1/")

it doesnt work. is there a way in lighttpd to put a slash at the ent of url if not exist?
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Question by:bibabutze
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by:trencH87
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Make sure mod_rewrite is enabled - "server.modules += ( "mod_rewrite" )" and use this line:
url.rewrite-once = (
        "^(/.*)$" => "/$1/",
)

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by:bibabutze
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i think of something like redirect. So if there is no slash at the end the page is redirect to the page with the slash at the end.
i tried this
$HTTP["host"] =~ "/[^\.]+[^/]" {
  url.redirect             = ( "^/(.*)" => "http://%1/$1/" )
}
 but it doesn´t work
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trencH87 earned 500 total points
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Lighttpd doesn't have this trailing slash problem in the latest release. Maybe you should try upgrading yours ? The line I gave you should do the trick though. url.rewrite is redirecting(or fixing if you will) the user to the chosen page with a trailing slash. No need to url.redirect it. Try the code in your lighttpd config.
url.rewrite-once = (
        "^(/.*)$" => "/$1/"
)

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by:bibabutze
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i still have one problem with your rule.
www.mypage.com/mytest
www.mypage.com/mytest/
both links are working, But the last slash is not displayed in the url.
This will lead to duplicate content for google and other searchengines.
So is there a simple way with lighttpd like in apache to display always a slash at the end.
 
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by:bibabutze
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does anybody else have an idea how to solve this
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