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CMS Made Simple links not working after Site Migration?!?

Posted on 2010-11-19
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looking for some help with a site migration. The URL is www.bptreemarketing.com and since the site migration we have gotten everything back up and running except the internal links for the left hand navigation. I haven't used this CMS before so Im stuck...
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Question by:fadercreep
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by:armchang
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Hi,

One solution would be to modify you .htaccess file found in the root folder and add this codes inside the file:

RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f [NC]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.+)$ index.php?page=$1 [QSA]

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How'd it went?
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by:fadercreep
ID: 34176179


No Luck, I have been in that file to get the URL to point into the "httpdocs" folder because my hosting server only allows domains to be set to the root level of a folder unless coding a special handler within the .htaccess file.

I have created you a pass FTP to view the .htaccess file to help. Thanks

Settings

    * FTP Username: expert@forgeinfinity.com
    * Password: 423Lc$$$
    * FTP Server: ftp.forgeinfinity.com
    * FTP Server Port: 21
    * Quota: unlimited MB

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by:armchang
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Hi,

Can you try putting the .htaccess file inside the folder where your CMS is?
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by:fadercreep
ID: 34176483
Well the combination of the two responses worked...Although the code might be muddy this is the configuration that worked for me on BlueHost.com

# Bluehost.com
# .htaccess main domain to subdirectory redirect
# Copy and paste the following code into the .htaccess file
# in the public_html folder of your hosting account
# make the changes to the file according to the instructions.
# Do not change this line.
RewriteEngine on
# Change yourdomain.com to be your main domain.
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www.)?bptreemarketing.com$
# Change 'subdirectory' to be the directory you will use for your main domain.
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/httpdocs/
# Don't change this line.
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
# Change 'subdirectory' to be the directory you will use for your main domain.
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /httpdocs/$1
# Change yourdomain.com to be your main domain again.
# Change 'subdirectory' to be the directory you will use for your main domain
# followed by / then the main file for your site, index.php, index.html, etc.
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www.)?bptreemarketing.com$ [OR]
RewriteRule ^(/)?$ httpdocs/index.php




RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f [NC]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.+)$ index.php?page=$1 [QSA]
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by:armchang
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I'm glad that it worked.
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armchang earned 500 total points
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I can see that in your line it also have this:


RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d

So, just merge that one with my one and finally:

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f [NC]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d [NC]
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by:fadercreep
ID: 34176679
yes I did notice that repeat... I will fix good eye.
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by:armchang
ID: 34177020
So can you credit points now?
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by:fadercreep
ID: 34178249
Thanks saved an e-commerce store from re-developing, would have been a 10,00 grand project to re-create
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