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Rewrite Rule to Ignore/Strip Certain Parameter

I am doing a number of URL rewrites and I have a some URL patterns where I would rather strip one of the params or ignore it when running the rule.

for example:
http://www.domain.com/page.php?name=Something Really & Bad&id=12
but then I might have another link for the same page that comes in as
http://www.domain.com/page.php?id=12

I would rather write one rule for both cases however right now I am stuck writing two rules for these redirects.

RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^(.*&)id=11$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^page\.php$ http://www.domain.com/pagename.html? [R=301,L]
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^(.*&)id=18$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^page\.php$ http://www.domain.com/pagename2.html? [R=301,L]
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^id=11$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^page\.php$ http://www.domain.com/pagename.html? [R=301,L]
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^id=18$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^page\.php$ http://www.domain.com/pagename2.html? [R=301,L]

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That takes care of both cases I would rather wrap that into one rule per page rather then two separate rules.

Any thoughts or magic?

Last thing is would you put this in .htaccess or httpd.conf, my only concern with htaccess is the # of rules that I will end up with being around 500 and it might be better in httpd.conf as I understand htaccess gets read on each page load where as httpd.conf is read into memory.
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Steve BinkCommented:
Try this:
RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} (.*&?)foo=bar&?(.*) [NC]
RewriteRule /?(.*) $1?%1%2 [NC]

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jb1devCommented:
Does this work for you?

    RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^(.*&)?id=11$ [NC]
    RewriteRule ^page\.php$ http://www.domain.com/pagename.html? [R=301,L]
    RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^(.*&)?id=18$ [NC]
    RewriteRule ^page\.php$ http://www.domain.com/pagename2.html? [R=301,L]

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Steve BinkCommented:
Even better:
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} (.*&?)id=(11|18)&?(.*) [NC]
RewriteRule /?(.*) $1?%1%3[NC]

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You can continue to expand that list, or even replace with a RewriteMap call if you have a lot of them.
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iceman19330Author Commented:
This is the one I used and seems to do the trick.
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