I’m trying to do a 301 redirect on my website. My aim is to redirect only a certain folder to another page but not redirect if someone has entered a specific URL in that folder.
Let me clarify what I mean. I have a folder -
toberedirected, I want everytime someone opens
to be redirected to
https://www.mydomain.com/placetoredirect.php however if someone opens
https://www.mydomain.com/toberedirected/something.php not to be redirected.
For some reason, I’ve not been able to make it work. Nothing actually happens
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I’ll recommend using RedirectMatch.
You can read more about it here :
Basically, this directive is equivalent to Redirect, but makes use of regular expressions, instead of simple prefix matching. The supplied regular expression is matched against the URL-path, and if it matches, the server will substitute any parenthesized matches into the given string and use it as a filename. In your case, the redirect statement will be:
Hope this helps!