troubleshooting Question

htaccess to redirect a number of pages from one domain to another - wildcards?

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Rowby GorenFlag for United States of America asked on
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Hello

I have a number of pages that start with the same words in the file name that I want to redirect to another domain.

Example:

http://www.olddomain.com/fruits-that-taste-good
http://www.olddomain.com/fruits-that-taste-bad
http://www.olddomain.com/fruits-that-taste-sweet
http://www.olddomain.com/fruits-that-taste-sour

I want to do a 301 redirect to the following
http://www.newdomain.com/fruits-that-taste-good
http://www.newomain.com/fruits-that-taste-bad
http://www.newdomain.com/fruits-that-taste-sweet
http://www.newdomain.com/fruits-that-taste-sour


Is there a way to do a rule that will take the wild card "fruits-that-taste-*" and direct all of those to the new domain -- without having to type each page

Something like this (of course I am not using the right syntax:

Redirect 301 http://www.olddomain.com/fruits-that-taste-* http://www.newdomain.com/*

Not sure if this is at all possible.  Looking at my existing htaccess file I see that it is already using RewriteRule for other items.  I read somewhere that RewriteRule is used for more elaborate directs.  So it is available if it helps with this solution.

Thanks!

Rowby
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