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I am looking to make www.purchase.domain.com redirect to purchase.domain.com, below is an example of what i am trying to do:

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.purchase\.
RewriteRule (.*) http://purchase.DOMAIN_NAME/$1 [L,R]

I need a variable that will replace DOMAIN_NAME with simply purchase.domain.com

Obviously i can hard code the purchase.domain.com but i will need the code to work on multiple sites. Any suggestions?

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You could use a RewriteCond backreference.

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.purchase\.(.*)
RewriteRule (.*) http://purchase.%1/$1 [L,R]
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Untested:

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.purchase\.(.*)
RewriteRule (.*) http://purchase.%1/$1

Which suprisingly similar to the one posted while I was posting.

  • I voted you up, but had to accept the first correct answer! cheers anyway! – icelizard Aug 3 '09 at 15:50
  • Sorry. Tough going ;) – Dan Carley Aug 3 '09 at 15:57
  • Consecutive answer ids too... :) – CK. Aug 3 '09 at 16:01

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