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    Sub Folder Page 404 to New Page

    Hi All,
    I am wondering if anyone knows of any way that if a page responds with a 404 response code within a specific sub folder (events) that a RewriteRule can re-direct that back to the parent of /events

    For example - /events/event-32010212 responds with 404 so goes to /events
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    You shouldn't redirect a 404 response, it may mess up how search engine interpret your URL by making those non-existent URL's appear to exist but just be redirects.

    Setup a custom error handler which still returns a proper 404 status code but could output a page similar to your /events page with an additional note about the requested event not existing.

    For apache you'd do this by configuring an ErrorDocument for that directory.

    side note: this thread should probably be moved. It doesn't involve regex at all.
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