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How can “mod_rewrite” be used?

You can use the mod_rewrite module by creating a .htaccess file. To enable the mod_rewrite module, create a .htaccess file and please type the following entry:

RewriteEngine On
 RewriteBase /

Example: Redirect to another Website

RewriteEngine on
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule (.*) http://switchplus.ch/$1 [R,L]

Save the file as a textfile with the extension “.htaccess” and upload it in the root directory of your web, where your homepage is.

More information: Apache-Webseite Rewrite-Guide