htaccess rewrite with extra parameters

Hi,

I have a htaccess file that rewrites this URL

www.somewhere.com/viewmember.php?member=john-doe

as

www.somewhere.com/john-doe

Here's the htaccess file that does that.

RewriteCond %(REQUEST_FILENAME) !-f
RewriteCond %(REQUEST_FILENAME) !-d
RewriteRule /?(.*-[a-z0-9]+)$ viewmember.php?member=$1 [QSA]

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I now need to expand on it to rewrite the following

www.somewhere.com/viewmember.php?member=john-doe&errors=yes

as

www.somewhere.com/john-doe&errors=yes

and rewrite

www.somewhere.com/viewmember.php?member=john-doe&messagestatus=sent

as

www.somewhere.com/john-doe&messagestatus=sent

Can someone please offer some help? The htaccess file shown above throws a 404 at the moment if the 2nd or 3rd URLs above are entered.

Thanks in advance
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Steve BinkCommented:
I think your public-facing URL should look like this, instead:

http://www.somewhere.com/john-doe?messagestatus=sent

If that were the case, then your existing rule would work.

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kbitAuthor Commented:
Fantastic, it works perfectly, thanks very much!!
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