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This was originally asked on stackoverflow, but looking around here, I get a comfy feeling someone will know the answer.

I am using lighttpd and would like to have the url path for one page show as the subdomain.

For example, I have the following url:

and I would like to show it in the browser url as:

Other detail: The is already an existing subdomain on the same server as It's a separate Wordpress installation though. We're simply trying to get everything under one domain but keep the subdomain path.

What is the best way to go about doing this?

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Are you looking to redirect users who visit /blog to the blog subdomain, or just to allow for the content of /blog to be shown when visiting the subdomain? – Shane Madden Oct 18 '12 at 4:25
Yes, the latter. The content of /blog should show when someone visit the subdomain. – Josh Oct 19 '12 at 15:17
Can you provide the current config of the main domain and the subdomain? – Shane Madden Oct 19 '12 at 16:28

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