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URL Rewriting and mobile URL rewriting

Posted on 2014-02-10
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I have a site (.net) and want to configure URL rewriting, so that for desktop:

http://domain.com/category/content/23

rewrites to

/content.aspx?pageid=23

and for mobile it simply appends the subdomain: http://m.domain.com/category/content/23

All my mobile files are under a directory "mobile".

I have manged to sort out the desktop url rewriting, but can't get mobile one working. For desktop I have the following rule:

    <rule name="rewrite_rule">
              <match url="(\d*)/content/(\d*)" />
              <conditions>
                <add input="{HTTP_HOST}" pattern="domain\.com" />
              </conditions>
              <action type="Rewrite" url="content.aspx?pageid={R:2}" appendQueryString="true" />
    </rule>

and for mobile I have:

 

    <rule name="rewrite_rule2">
              <match url="/content/(\d*)" />
              <conditions>
                <add input="{HTTP_HOST}" pattern="^m\.domain\.com" />
              </conditions>
              <action type="Rewrite" url="/mobile/content.aspx?pageid={R:1}" appendQueryString="true" />
     </rule>

but if I type in URL with mobile subdomain, it takes me to the desktop version, i.e. my desktop rule is fired instead of mobile one.

please help.

thanks
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Praveen DM earned 1500 total points
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Try creating the subdomain separately and try 302 redirect with URL rewrite rule for mobile.
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by:pritamw
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Sorry, i dont follow. "subdomain separately" as in a separate website? thanks
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