[typo] Permalink Structure

facedown@mac.com facedown at mac.com
Thu Dec 1 20:58:18 EST 2005


Thanks, Scott, but you've already lost me. :)

If the 'redirects table' is something other than the routes.rb file  
I've been playing with, could you point me to the right place?

Thanks,
Kevin

On Dec 1, 2005, at 5:52 PM, Scott Laird wrote:

> FWIW, the current Typo trunk can do this, if you fill out the
> 'redirects' table correctly.  We need to document it and add it to
> the converters before 4.0.
>
>
> Scott
>
> On Dec 1, 2005, at 4:47 PM, Mike Purvis wrote:
>
>> Hi Kevin,
>>
>> I was moving from a hand-rolled blogging system to Typo. Because  
>> of my
>> Ruby inexperience, I did my permalinks using a simple PHP redirect. I
>> recommend this approach. Basically, you want a single RewriteRule in
>> your .htaccess file, which will funnel the old requests into a PHP
>> file.
>> The PHP file will then access the database, look up the date, and
>> construct the correct "new" link, and forward the browser there.
>>
>> To see it in action, try hitting
>> http://uwmike.com/archive/proper-forwarding and you can see that
>> you end
>> up redirected to the MT/Typo-style permalink:
>> http://uwmike.com/articles/2005/10/05/proper-forwarding
>>
>> Your htaccess rule would be like this:
>>
>> RewriteRule ^([0-9]+)/(.*)/?$ /redirect.php?id=$1&name=$2 [QSA,L]
>>
>> If you'd like the PHP source of the redirection file, just drop me a
>> line off-list. (or, perhaps one of the gurus here can share the  
>> Railsy
>> way to do it that doesn't break on upgrades...)
>>
>> Mike
>>
>>
>> facedown at mac.com wrote:
>>
>>> I've setup a test install of Typo, imported everything from WP, and
>>> have it ready to go except for one thing. On my WP blog, I'm using
>>> the following permalink structure:
>>>
>>> domain.tld/post_id/post_name/
>>>
>>> I don't want to break incoming links and need to find a way to keep
>>> old links working in order to go live with the Typo install. I've
>>> found config/routes.rb and assume I might be able to set  
>>> something in
>>> there to route visitors correctly, but don't know how to go about  
>>> it.
>>>
>>> I really don't care about the final structure. IOW, if it's  
>>> easier to
>>> keep the Typo install using the articles/year/mo/day/post_name/
>>> structure while redirecting those who come in on the old links,
>>> that's okay. I'm not too concerned about links to category or date
>>> archives—only links to individual articles.
>>>
>>> I appreciate any help you can offer. I've spent much of this
>>> afternoon searching the Typo site, reading through the list  
>>> archives,
>>> and searching Google, but don't know that I've hit on the right
>>> keywords, yet. If this has been written about elsewhere, I would
>>> appreciate the link.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Kevin
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