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htaccess redirect with query string to specific page

Last Modified: 2014-05-10
How to I correctly redirect individual urls that have a query string at the end to a specific url that does not contain any queries? There will be many to do, but several pages have different query strings on them, but now go to individual pages. Here's one of the redirects that I need to make work: (I tried that normal redirect in the htaccess but it just goes to a 404 error page)

redirect 301 /Neighborhood.aspx?NeighborhoodId=6399 http://herrickguestsuites.com/suites/chelsea/
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Heather RitcheyProgrammer


Had to add the upward arrows for it to work:
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^NeighborhoodId=6399$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^Neighborhood\.aspx$ http://herrickguestsuites.com/suites/chelsea/? [R=301,L]

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Heather RitcheyProgrammer


Just in case it's helpful to someone else:
This was on bluehost and that redirect code had to go before the wordpress permalink structure code (but of course after the RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / lines).

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