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htaccess redirect every request to root? catch all..

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I have been trying to redirect request to any of the pages on an "under-construction" website to root.

e.g. redirect www.example.com/randomxyz to www.example.com

I wrote this code, but didn't seem to work. Any suggestions?
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  1. RedirectMatch ^([.]+)$ http://www.example.com
Sep 11 '09 #1
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I'm not all that used to using RedirectMatch, but that kind of looks like an indefinite loop to me.
It redirects everything to example.com, even example.com.

Try something like
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  1. RedirectMatch ^http://www.example.com.+$ http://www.example.com
I've moved this over to the Apache forums.
Sep 11 '09 #2
1,654 Recognized Expert Top Contributor
No success man... still the infinite loop.

Anyway... don't worry... I'm not implementing it now.

Thank you :)
Sep 15 '09 #3
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I think you may need the extra / in there at the end of the .com in the match side. Maybe that will help?
Also possible the http://-etc does not appear i nthe match behavior?
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  1. RedirectMatch ^http://www.example.com/.+$ http://www.example.com
Anything good here?
Sep 15 '09 #4

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