I have a problem with a CMS website, that normally generates readable urls. Sometimes it happens that navigation links are shown as www.domain.com/22, which results in an error, instead of www.domain.com/contact. I have not found a solution for this yet, but the page is working if the url is www.domain.com/index.php?id=22.

Therefore, I'm trying to rewrite www.domain.com/22 to www.domain.com/index.php?id=22 and I have used this rewrite rule:

RewriteRule ^([1-9][0-9]*)$ index.php?id=$1 [NC]

I tested it using http://htaccess.madewithlove.be and here it shows the correct result, but on the website no rewrite is happening.

Begin: Rewrite stuff

Enable URL rewriting

RewriteEngine On

RewriteRule ^(typo3|t3lib|tslib|fileadmin|typo3conf|typo3temp|uploads|showpic.php|favicon.ico)/ - [L]

RewriteRule ^typo3$ typo3/index_re.php [L]

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-l

RewriteRule .* index.php [L]

Options +FollowSymLinks

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domain.dk$ [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.domain-alias.com$ RewriteRule (.*) http://www.domain.com/$1 [R=301,L]

RewriteRule ^([1-9][0-9]*)$ index.php?id=$1 [NC]

End: Rewrite stuff

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    Is it possible that some other rule is acting on the url before this rule ? Enable mod_rewrite logging and see what's going on. – Iain Jun 13 '14 at 7:35
  • Yes. That is possible. I will try what you suggest and get back to you – BrianB Jun 13 '14 at 8:39
  • Any tips on how to do that? I have ssh access to the shared server, but don't know much about apache settings – BrianB Jun 13 '14 at 9:45
  • Can you show all RewriteRules used on that site? – Tero Kilkanen Jun 14 '14 at 14:20
  • Yes - i added it to the original post – BrianB Jun 19 '14 at 10:25

You can try this one, is working on my websites

RewriteRule ^([0-9]+)$ /index.php?id=$1 [L,QSA]

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