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Godaddy Wrote My .htaccess - Can This Be Used On Another Server?

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#1 lister


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Posted 11 March 2013 - 06:06 PM

I host on Linux economy with GoDaddy - anyways I want to move and I used their 301 feature via their admin panel.

I wasnt able to upload a .htaccess hence why I had to go through their system.

Here is an example of the code is created - can this be used on another server/ hosting company or is it "unique" to GD?

rewriterule ^4\/old-page\.html(.*)$ "http\:\/\/www\.my-site\.com\/security\/$1" [R=301,L] #509443b1b3d64b
rewritecond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.my-site.com$ [OR]
rewritecond %{HTTP_HOST} ^my-site.com$


*** It's that #509443b1b3d64b which looks weird.

Im more used to writing my own .htaccess hence the question - thanks

#2 Ron Carnell

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 11:48 AM

*** It's that #509443b1b3d64b which looks weird.

It's just a comment.


The answer to your question is, yes, the code can be moved with the domain to a different server. It is not unique to GoDaddy.

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 09:52 AM

Cool, so i am ok just to get rid of the #252525 comment and Im good to go? (I guess i just got to try it and see!)



#4 Michael Martinez

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 11:06 AM

Comments have no effect on the performance.  Deleting everything from the hash mark onward for that one line.

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