.htaccess Redirect Probem

Posted on 2013-11-10
Last Modified: 2013-11-12
I am upgrading my site and want to redirect all users to goto a specific landing page when they goto my site now. I want my IP to be the only one not to be recirected.

Will redirect the user to

Is there a way I can make it to redirect to

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
#this is your the IP that you connect from
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} !^1\.1\.1\.1
#this is the temporary landing page
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/upgrading-site\.html$
RewriteRule .* /upgrading-site.html [R=302,L]
Question by:Computer Guy
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ID: 39637285
RewriteEngine on

#urls to exclude - exclude landing page and css/image folder that are accessed by landing page to avoid loops
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/url-to-exclude-1$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/url-to-exclude-2$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/images$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/css$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/$

#ip to allow access
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} !^11\.11\.11\.11$

#redirect url
RewriteRule .? / [R=302,L]

Author Comment

by:Computer Guy
ID: 39637291
Can you please fill in RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/url-to-exclude-1$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/url-to-exclude-2$ with examples?

Author Comment

by:Computer Guy
ID: 39637325
Well, let me ask this, with I found something, but can I make the 4th line with the extensions only work in the /upgrade directory? so add upgrade before the extensions so they pick up. if someone goes to contact.php in the root, it the htaccess won't redirect them since PHP is included in the rewrite, so if I have the rewrite rule to only use php file in upgrade dir

Options +FollowSymlinks
RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/upgrade.html$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !\.(jpe?g?|png|gif|css|js|php|txt) [NC] ####ONLY THE UPGRADE FOLDER
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} !^888\.888\.888\.888
RewriteRule $ "http\:\/\/www\.domains\.com\/upgrade/upgrade.html" [R=302,L]

Accepted Solution

QuinnDex earned 500 total points
ID: 39637342
name your contact page in your exemptions

Options +FollowSymlinks
RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/upgrade.html$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/contact.php
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !\.(jpe?g?|png|gif|css|js|php|txt) [NC] ####ONLY THE UPGRADE FOLDER
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} !^888\.888\.888\.888
RewriteRule $ "http\:\/\/www\.domains\.com\/upgrade/upgrade.html" [R=302,L]

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