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bin/view still appear in web browser address bar

I wish to remove /bin/view from web browser address bar, so that links will be shorter.

In my Apache configuration file, I have following lines to rewrite:

Alias /foswiki/bin "/var/www/foswiki/bin"

Alias /foswiki/pub "/var/www/foswiki/pub"
Alias /foswiki/robots.txt "/var/www/foswiki/robots.txt"

RewriteEngine    on

Alias /foswiki "/var/www/foswiki/bin/view"
RewriteRule ^/+foswiki/+bin/+view/+(.*) /foswiki/$1 [L,NE,R]
RewriteRule ^/+foswiki/+bin/+view$ /foswiki/ [L,NE,R]

What works:
  • when I type "shortened" URL, topic is opened properly and in web browser URL I see shortened URL

What does not:
  • when I click on any link to other topic, 'bin/view' is added
  • when I open foswiki main page /bin/view is added

What should I modify? Is that I use mod_perl important in this case?

-- MateuszKDzior - 11 Aug 2015

In bin/configure, the setting for {ScriptUrlPaths}{view} should be set to your desired view URL. so in your case, it should be ={ScriptUrlPaths}{view} = '/foswiki'; mod_perl won't make any difference, other than needing to reload Apache after making a configuration change.

-- GeorgeClark - 11 Aug 2015

Thank you! It works great!

-- MateuszKDzior - 12 Aug 2015


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Subject Configuration
Version Foswiki 2.0.0
Status Answered
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Topic revision: r5 - 22 Sep 2017, MichaelDaum - This page was cached on 18 Sep 2018 - 00:00.

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