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All my old content (which no longer exists) is in the path*

How can I write a redirect in nginx to redirect any requests to 2007 back to the homepage?

At the moment they just display a 404.


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You didn't provide your config, but basically you need to insert this line into your "location" config:

rewrite "^/2007/.+$" / break;
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Thanks! That did the trick. – Delameko May 6 '10 at 10:40
You should not, though, that this creates two URIs for your content, whereas if you use the permanent flag instead of break then you get a 301 redirect. – Martin Fjordvald May 6 '10 at 10:49
You're right, this would be better: rewrite "^/2007/.+$" / permanent; – Guillaume Filion May 6 '10 at 12:31

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