URL rewriting is very popular these day following are step you can use for url rewriting:

1)Rewriting test.php?id=12 to test -12.html

It is a simple redirection in which .php extension is hidden from the browser’s address bar and dynamic url (containing “?” character) is converted into a static URL.

RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^test-([0-9]+)\.html$ test.php?id=$1 2) Rewriting test.php?id=12 to test /ipod-nano/12.html SEO expert always suggest to display the main keyword in the URL. In the following URL rewriting technique you can display the name of the test in URL. RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^test/([a-zA-Z0-9_-]+)/([0-9]+)\.html$ test.php?id=$2 3) Redirecting non www URL to www URL

If you type in browser it will be redirected to If you want to do same with your website then put the following code to .htaccess file. What is benefit of this kind of redirection?? Please check the post about SEO friendly redirect (301) redirect in php and .htaccess.

RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^hideveloper\.com$ RewriteRule (.*)$1 [R=301,L] 4) Rewriting to

Have you checked you type in browser you can see my profile over there. If you want to do the same kind of redirection i.e to then you can add the following code to the .htaccess file.

RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^([a-zA-Z0-9_-]+)$ user.php?username=$1 RewriteRule ^([a-zA-Z0-9_-]+)/$ user.php?username=$1 5) Redirecting the domain to a new subfolder of inside public_html.

Suppose the you’ve redeveloped your site and all the new development reside inside the “new” folder of inside root folder.Then the new development of the website can be accessed like “”. Now moving these files to the root folder can be a hectic process so you can create the following code inside the .htaccess file and place it under the root folder of the website. In result, point out to the files inside “new” folder.

RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^test\.com$ [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.test\.com$ RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/new/ RewriteRule (.*) /new/$1

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