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I will put it as simple as I can. I really need your help, so one of the domains let's say example1.com is set to point to real_domain.com, basically what happens is when you type into your browser example1.com it will redirect you to real_domain.com.

So basically I need and if that is even possible. I would like to write htaccess file on the real_domain.com so that according to different requested URL points it to certain subdomain, let say if you type in your browser example1.com it should bring you to real_domain.com/es.

My question is if that is even possible to do and if so HOW TO DO IT, I tried something like this but it didn't happen:

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example.com [NC]

RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.real_domain.com/es [L,R=301]

Is that even a right approach? Can this be done, if so, every help is very much appreciated. Sorry if the topic is already somewhere I tried it but didn't found it.

P.S. I don't have access to example.com htaccess file it just redirected to real_domain.com I assume with moniker.com.

Thank you in advance for the help.

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If I understand correctly, the .htaccess file on real_domain.com should evaluate where the request is coming from, so I'd give it a shot with testing against the "referer" header in the HTTP Request:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://example\.com [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.real_domain.com/es [L,R=301]

I'd consider catching www.example.com, too.

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