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I have the current rule for my nginx routes:

        listen   80;
        rewrite ^/(.*)$1 permanent;

This works but only for the root path and not other routes. For example, a route like gets redirected to How do ensure that gets routes to

I got this to work by adding a '$' at the end:

rewrite ^/(.*)$$1 permanent;

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The rewrite you have there actually should work. That said, you don't need the capture at all as Nginx has already done that for you. You can just use

rewrite ^$request_uri? permanent;
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