Question

Redirect subfolder to root with nginx

Hello, I’ve moved my wordpress site from domain.com/mobile to domain.com. For this work, I want:

This is my nginx rule:

location ~ ^/mobile/ {
   rewrite ^/mobile/(.*?)$ https://domain.com/$1 permanent;
}

This worked with:

Anyone have suggest to help me solve this problem (not redirect domain.com/mobile to domain.com)?

Thank you very much!


Submit an answer
Answer a question...

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

KFSys
Site Moderator
Site Moderator badge
August 25, 2022

Hi @hanthienhai-e9c56990-88fa-436e-a539-24b3cc74e17e,

I’ll suggest fixing your internal links rather than using Nginx for this job. Make your WordPress website work with domain.com and all internal links will work as they are supposed to.

I’ll suggest you check the following plugin:

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-migration-duplicator/

It should allow you to migrate your WordPress website from domain.com/mobile to domain.com. Don’t forget to take a Snapshot of your Droplet prior to this action just in case something goes wrong:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/images/snapshots/