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Redirect Root Breaks Subdomain

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I use my domain primarily to host a blog, which is located in http://foo.com/blog/. I use a redirect from http://foo.com/ to http://foo.com/blog/. Everything works great with this until I add a subdomain. When I access the subdomain http://subdomain.foo.com/, that also redirects to http://foo.com/blog/.

 

The redirect rule I'm using is one I created through the cPanel wizard:

 

>RedirectMatch temp ^/$ http://foo.com/blog/

 

How can I redirect root to a folder without breaking subdomains?

 

 

 

Edited to add: BTW, I'm certain it's the redirect rule that's causing the problem. When I remove the root-to-folder redirection, subdomains work just fine.

Edited by joefish

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Try replacing the RedirectMatch in .htaccess with the following:

 

>RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www\.)?foo.com$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^$ /blog/

Edited by click

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