Plus signs

Using mod_rewrite to handle various content issues

Plus signs

Postby JimBrashear » Thu Feb 28, 2008 9:01 am

I'm doing a rewrite where the client has a part of their URL like this:


They NEED that plus sign - it's not just a space. My question is this: they have suggested we replace the plus sign using modrewrite with a capital X then they can convert it back on their end. How does one do this?

The original URL is like this:


I want to rewrite it to be like this:


Basically grab the N and the NE values.
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Postby richardk » Fri Feb 29, 2008 12:53 pm

So /36X4-1.asp to /catalog.asp?N=36X4&Ne=1? Try the following in a .htaccess file in your document root
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Options +FollowSymLinks

RewriteEngine On

RewriteRule ^([0-9]+X[0-9]+)-([0-9]+)\.asp$ /catalog.asp?N=$1&Ne=$2 [QSA,L]
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