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Url Rewriter: Redirect requests according URL rewriting rules

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This class can be used to redirect requests based on URL rewriting rules.

It can check whether the current request URL matches one or more rules.

If one of the defined rules is matched, the class determines the path of a PHP script that will handle the request and executes that script using the PHP require command.

If none of the rules matches, the class include the default error script and returns the 404 status code to the browser.

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URL Rewriter Cesar D. Rodas <> This class provides an easy mechanism to manage URL rewriting, avoiding to write and manage the ".htaccess" file. Another issue is that you can use a personalized regular expression for create friendlies URL. I. Basic Structure <?php require "url_rewriter.php"; $url = new url_rewriter('example/'); $url->e404 = "error.php"; // regular expression rules goes here $url->execute(); ?> II. Regular Expressions The regular expression are simple a set of constants, variable, and optionals parts. Example: $country=array('Argentina','Brasil','Paraguay'); $url->add_rule("index.php","/[country]/{index.html}", array('country'=> $country) ); If the first rule give true, "index.php" will be executed. For that country must be "Argentina", "Brasil" or "Paraguay" (this is because we force with the third parameter. "Country" must be in $country), and must exist an "index.html" or nothing. * /Paraguay/index.html : Match * /Paraguay/ : Match * /Paraguay/foo.html : Mismatch The :numberX, where X is an identification, variable is an special variable that it must be numeric for match. Example: $country=array('Argentina','Brasil','Paraguay'); $url->add_rule("foo.php","/[country]/[str]-[:number1]-site{-[:number2]}.[ext]", array('country'=> $country,':number2' => 2) ); * /Paraguay/some_string-123-site.html : Match * /Paraguay/some_other_string-123-site-456.html : Mismatch * /Paraguay/some_other_string-123-site-2.html : Match * /Paraguay/some_other_string-123-site-foo.html : Mismatch III. Real life example Steps for translate a page which is "foo.php?id=45" to its URL friendly mode. * Download * Edit url_handler.php * Add a new rule $url->add_rule("foo.php","/entry-[:number1].html"); * Change all your links foo.php?id=45 for /entry-45.html * Edit foo.php adding an extra header <?php $id = $urlVars['number1']; //check if $id exist if ($id not exist) $urlHandler->error404(); //handle request as you did before ?>

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