How to Point a Subdomain to a Subfolder Using URLRewrite?

How to Point a Subdomain to a Subfolder Using URLRewrite?

We will talk about how to point a subdomain to a subfolder using URLRewrite. Now, learn the detailed steps in below.
 
1. Log into WebSitePanel and add a specific subdomain.
 
2.Set the specific sub-domain as a site pointer under your primary domain name in the Web Site Properties.
Point a Subdomain to a Subfolder Using URLRewrite 1
3.you need to mark the sub folder as an application.(Create Virtual Dirs in the Web Site Properties ).
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4.Add these codes into your web.config files.
 
<rewrite>
<rules>
<rule name="test2">
<match url=".*" />
<conditions>
<add input="{HTTP_HOST}" pattern="^ your sub domain name$" />
<add input="{PATH_INFO}" pattern="^/sub-folder/" negate="true" />
</conditions>
<action type="Rewrite" url="\sub-folder\{R:0}" />
</rule>
</rules>
</rewrite>
 
Note:
  • For the rule name, enter your domain name, or whatever makes the most sense to you.
  • Make sure that when you browse to the website by domain name, both of your domain name (primary & sub-domain)resolve to the correct IP address.
 
 
 
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