The Definitive Guide to Apache mod_rewrite

By Rich Bowen

The Definitive Guide to Apache mod_rewrite is the first book devoted to mastering the many nuances of mod_rewrite, Apache's most powerful (and confusing) module. This book covers all matters pertinent to mod_rewrite: installation and configuration, basic and conditional rewrites, access control, virtual host maintenance, and proxies.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-561-9
  • 160 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: February 7, 2006
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $59.99
  • eBook Price: $41.99
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Organizing websites is highly dynamic and often chaotic. Thus, it is crucial that host web servers manipulate URLs in order to cope with temporarily or permanently relocated resources, prevent attacks by automated worms, and control resource access.

The Apache mod_rewrite module has long inspired fits of joy because it offers an unparalleled toolset for manipulating URLs. The Definitive Guide to Apache mod_rewrite guides you through configuration and use of the module for a variety of purposes, including basic and conditional rewrites, access control, virtual host maintenance, and proxies.

This book was authored by Rich Bowen, noted Apache expert and Apache Software Foundation member, and draws on his years of experience administering, and regular speaking and writing about, the Apache server.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. An Introduction to mod_rewrite
  2. Regular Expressions
  3. Installing and Configuring mod_rewrite
  4. The RewriteRule Directive
  5. The RewriteCond Directive
  6. The RewriteMap Directive
  7. Basic Rewrites
  8. Conditional Rewrites
  9. Access Control
  10. Virtual Hosts
  11. Proxying
  12. Debugging
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