[wp-hackers] mod_rewrite help

Matt Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Sun Jul 19 16:17:54 UTC 2009

On 7/18/2009 10:29 PM, Mike Schinkel wrote:
> Oops, that one line should have been ($path, not $$path):
>    header('Location:' . $url_paths[$path],true,301);

For extra points, use wp_redirect:


It works on IIS and Apache, and also with different PHP setups that a 
regular header() call won't.

It's also more secure, the URLs are sanitized and run through KSES to 
disallow header splitting attacks.

See also:



Matt Mullenweg
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