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I need to force all requests regardless of what they are to index.html. Unfortunately everything I have tried has not worked properly.

The following seems to me like it should work but it doesn't. My understanding is that it is saying for anything that doesn't end in /index.html to actually request the index.html file.

Redirect 302 !^/index.html http://www.example.com/index.html

Any help/clarification would be greatly appreciated.

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Using an .htaccess on the root folder this should do the job:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/index.html$
RewriteRule . index.html [R=302,L]

The condition and rule is that if the request does not match index.html it will redirect whatever to it

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Thank you Prix, that worked perfectly! –  KayakJim Oct 7 '10 at 14:25
    
Would you happen to know if it is possible to do this for all IPs except specified ones? –  KayakJim Oct 7 '10 at 15:28
    
You mean ip from those accessing the website or ips within the server ? update your question with an example of what you are looking for and i will check it out. –  Prix Oct 7 '10 at 20:22
    
Is there any way to make this work just for requests made on a subfolder of the root dir? SO that requesting www.site.com/folder/foo.php triggers the redirect while www.site.com/foo.php doesn't. –  StepTNT Apr 3 '13 at 9:06
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