[wp-hackers] mod_rewrite weirdness

Jeff Waugh jdub at perkypants.org
Sat Jun 16 14:31:42 GMT 2007

<quote who="Elliotte Harold">

> I'm having trouble using any permalink structure except the default query 
> string format on a new blog. What's weird is that WordPress 2.1.3 tells me 
> to add these rules to my.htaccess file:

> However if I change the permalink structure to use dates or not use dates, 
> it tells me to add the exact same rules. It never changes the rules to 
> match the permalinks!
> This can't be right, can it?

It is. :-) WordPress handles all of that internally, after the rewrite. The
box is just there to make things simpler for people who don't have .htaccess
read-write, and those who host somewhere other than / ... What error do you
get with the other permalink structures?

- Jeff

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