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Using Wordpress on a Silverstripe Subdomain


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blue wire

Community Member, 2 Posts

5 February 2009 at 8:59am

Hello-

I couldn't find anything that specifically addressed this topic in the archives. I love Silverstripe, but I also love Wordpress. I want to put a Wordpress install on a subdomain but after I map the subdomain to the proper directory and upload Wordpress I get the following error:

Not Found

The requested URL /sapphire/main.php was not found on this server.

I there something in Silverstripe that doesn't let you make custom subdomains? Am I being stupid?

Thanks for the help.

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

5 February 2009 at 11:49am

You might need to edit your .htaccess file in your SilverStripe install. It has a 'RewriteBase /' or something. Try changing that path to the path of your silverstripe installation.

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blue wire

Community Member, 2 Posts

5 February 2009 at 11:59am

Edited: 05/02/2009 12:00pm

Thanks for the reply Will-

This is my .htaccess:

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redirect 301 /sitemap-2 http://www.domain.net/sitemap/

AddType application/x-httpd-php .htm .html

### SILVERSTRIPE START ###
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /

# Canonicalization
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domain\.net
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.domain.net/$1 [R=permanent,L]

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !(\.gif)|(\.jpg)|(\.png)|(\.css)|(\.js)|(\.php)$

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^(.*)$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteRule .* sapphire/main.php?url=%1&%{QUERY_STRING} [L]
### SILVERSTRIPE END ###

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All the Silverstripe files are in 1 directory (e.g. /usr/home/words/public_html/general/domain.net)

The subdomain is mapped to a file in the above directory (e.g. /usr/home/words/public_html/general/domain.net/subdomain)

I uploaded all the Wordpress files to the subdomain directory but when I visit it in a browser I see the following error:

Not Found

The requested URL /sapphire/main.php was not found on this server.

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

5 February 2009 at 12:11pm

maybe try change RewriteBase / to RewriteBase /usr/home/words/public_html/general/domain.net/ . Or remove it completely and see what happens!

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Sophie

Community Member, 33 Posts

7 May 2009 at 8:13am

I am dealing with this very same issue, blue wire. Can you tell me if you found a solution and what it is?

Sophie

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Nivanka

Community Member, 400 Posts

8 May 2009 at 3:37am

easily you can solve this by making the wordpress to use a .htaccess

I think it is on the Reading section of the wordpress CMS, and there is some option, when you select it, it will make readable URLs and it will drop a new .htaccess. with this you can avoid the collisions easily, but still it is not a proper answer I guess ;)

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AdamMWMM

Community Member, 12 Posts

14 May 2009 at 6:28am

Edited: 14/05/2009 6:29am

Has this been resolved? As I have not been able to get the blog module working, I was hoping to use a Wordpress blog in a subfolder exactly as the user above has.

I cannot get to the Wordpress CMS to create the .htaccess file since it is blocked by SilverStripe.

Thanks for any advice!

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AdamMWMM

Community Member, 12 Posts

14 May 2009 at 6:36am

Nevermind, I got it.

The Wordpress subfolder I created was named /blog so I added the following line into my .htaccess file:

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/blog

Everything seems to be working now!

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