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I would act something http://e.ggtimer.com/ when you request http://e.ggtimer.com/5minutes the server sends the 5minutes to a script the server so it can do something.

I have an apache 2.2.17 server running on arch Linux.

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If you have mod_rewrite enabled, you can add an .htaccess file to catch everything with the following rules / configuration:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule (.*) yourmainscriptfile.php?timer=$1

This would forward every REQUEST_URI to that single script and place it as a value of the timer $_GET variable.

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Thanks that worked great. I also found this link which helped me understand mod_rewrite a little better. easymodrewrite.com/guide-syntax –  giodamelio Mar 27 '11 at 6:21

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