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[nycphp-talk] Friendly URLS... The easy way!

tedd tedd at sperling.com
Mon Aug 6 22:29:43 EDT 2007


At 10:16 PM -0400 8/6/07, Elliotte Harold wrote:
>Paul Houle wrote:
>>There's an easy way to get 'friendly' URLs in PHP.  There are two 
>>tricks involved:
>>
>>(1) It seems to be a bit obscure that if you have a PHP script at
>>
>>http://somewhere.com/myscript.php
>>
>>the same script is called if you visit
>>
>>http://somewhere.com/myscript.php/some/subdirectories.gif
>>http://somewhere.com/myscript.php/article/2007/07/07/hello-world
>>
>>Try it!
>
>
>Amazing! I did just try it and that actually works. You can use a 
>PHP script to replace a directory. I thought there had to be 
>something that easy, but I've never seen it done that way.
>
>I think what Ken last suggested amounts to the same thing, but I 
>couldn't quite see how his example actually worked.
>
>It is indeed pretty obscure. I wonder if this is documented anywhere?


I still don't see it. Dumb it down a bit for me.

Cheers,

tedd
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