[wp-hackers] htaccess necessary?

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu May 27 13:27:53 UTC 2010

Set up the permalinks and you'll find that it will create the
.htaccess for you, or, if it can't, give you the set of rules to put
in there yourself. After that, it will handle permalinks

Warning: On some hosts, it can take a few hours after creating the
.htaccess file before the results show up.


On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 4:19 PM, Brian Fidler
<interactive at brianfidler.com> wrote:
> I am inheriting a site from a client where the previous developer never set
> up permalinks for SEO. So current link structure for a post looks like this:
> http://www.site.com/?p=3103
> Is it necessary for me to set 301 redirects in my .htaccess file for
> http://www.site.com/?p=3103 to http://www.site.com/2010/04/my-post-title or
> will Wordpress handle it automatically for me?
> thanks.
> brian
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