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Leigh Maher21,830 Points
Rewrite Rule or 301 redirect?
When you just want to redirect an old url to a new one, what's the difference between those two? If there's no difference, wouldn't it be easier to use the latter?
Instead of something like this: RewriteRule ^receipt.php$ receipt/ [R=301,L]
Do this: Redirect 301 /receipt.php http://localhost/receipts/
Both directives are essentially the same thing and I would recommend the second directive because it is more succinct.