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I've been searching for awhile now and haven't found anything that comes close to what I'm trying to accomplish.

Right now my URL's look like this:

www.website.com/something

which are using the root folder /index.php

Now I have created plugins within folders:

/plugins/PLUGINNAME/index.php

I want to be able to have URLs like:

www.website.com/plugins/PLUGINNAME/anything/iwant/here

which are all using /plugins/PLUGINNAME/index.php and not the root directory index.php.

Currently www.website.com/plugins/PLUGINNAME/ works, but anything after /PLUGINNAME/xxx defaults to the /index.php.

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this will strip off any characters that come after the plugin folder slash, like anything/iwant/here in your example. Make sure the end is .+ and not .* or you'll go into an infinite redirect loop

RewriteRule ^plugins/([^/]+)/.+ /plugins/$1/ [R=301,NC,L]
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  • also, put this rule ABOVE whatever rule you have that sends everything else to /index.php – WebChemist Oct 26 '12 at 6:08
  • remove R=301 if you do not want the actual url to be rewritten in the browser and only forward on the request behind the scenes – WebChemist Oct 26 '12 at 11:12
  • If I remove R=301, it gives me internal server error. But this line is placed at the bottom of my htaccess file. So far this answer is working, I just don't want it to show in the browser URL that it's being redirected – Andrew Oct 26 '12 at 14:27
  • RewriteRule ^plugins/([^/]+)/.+ /plugins/$1/ [NC,L] throws a 500 error? – WebChemist Oct 26 '12 at 16:48
  • Yup. But only on links with /plugins/ in it. This is also now at the top of my .htaccess file: – Andrew Oct 26 '12 at 17:22

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