Getting textpattern to do the cool section/name linking style

I started to get the scary notion that I have a basic understanding of Apache configuration when I figured out why my textpattern url’s didn’t work.

The way that these url’s work without there being underlying files is by using mod_rewrite. If you’ve dropped your site into the standard /var/www directory and wondered why it doesn’t work despite the .htaccess looking correct and the module being loaded take a look at the overall site configuration. By default /var/www has an AllowOveride None statement on all my installations so far.

To fix it either create a new config for the directory that the textpattern is running in or change that to allow the override.


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