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Offline troyjohnson

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redirecting one url to another with .htaccess
« on: June 29, 2016, 05:23:37 PM »
I'd like to redirect this url:


to this url:


Right now I'm doing the redirect with a meta redirect, but it slow enough for the redirection to be visible so I'd like to do it in .htacess.  I'm using the following code:

Options +FollowSymlinks
RewriteEngine on
rewriterule ^authors/author.php?author_name=Christopher+D.+Burns(.*)$ http://aalbc.com/authors/home.php?author_name=Christopher+D.+Burns$1 [r=301,nc]

but the redirection is not taking place