Force trailing slash (redirect if no trailing slash exists) in .htaccess

Apache: Force trailing slash (redirect if no trailing slash exists) in .htaccess

If you want to redirect from to then you can use the following .htaccess code:

  1. RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} \/+[^\.]+$
  2. RewriteRule ^(.+[^/])$ %{REQUEST_URI}/ [R=301,L]

Don't forget that you will probably need to enable the rewrite engine for these rules to work. Click the button below to find out how to do this.

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