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.htaccess

Post by jefit » Tue Jun 25, 2024 4:59 am

I successfully migrated from 3.10.12 to 4.4.
Everything is fine.
Do I have to make changes to .htaccess?

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Re: .htaccess

Post by Per Yngve Berg » Tue Jun 25, 2024 6:55 am

yes, there is a new htaccess.txt supplied with J4

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Re: .htaccess

Post by mtgg » Tue Jun 25, 2024 7:05 am

If your newly-updated J4 website is working with the .htaccess file you used with J3, no-one is forcing you to use the new J4 template .htaccess (named htaccess.txt); however:

1. The new J4 .htaccess may provide you with one or two improvements.
2. The new J4 .htaccess may cause your website to "break".
3. The new J4 .htaccess may offer you some improved security over J3.
4. Some parts of the J4 .htaccess are not needed, or may be unnecessary.

Before you delete your existing .htaccess file, we would recommend that you rename it as something like htaccess.old (or htaccess.j3) so that, in the event you decide to use the new htaccess.txt file (by renaming it or making a copy) as .htaccess, you can go back to the .htaccess file that you used before.

It is entirely your decision whether you make changes to your existing .htaccess. We can offer our suggestions or recommendations but it's your website and you can run it any way you wish.

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Re: .htaccess

Post by jefit » Tue Jun 25, 2024 7:33 am

Thankyou both for your advice.

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