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Need help with .htaccess redirects and wordpress / cloud hosting

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Project Description

My client has a web site - [url removed, login to view] as well as a wordpress blog - [url removed, login to view] The site will sometimes receive large amounts of traffic that will crash the current server, so we are moving to a cloud based hosting solution that will allow us to pay for hosting servers on an hourly rate and ramp up server capabilities instantly. We have found a solution with this, but have found a few limitations that we are trying to work around.

The new server has a wordpress blog that is running on Amazon AWS servers. With the new hosting - I have to have the wordpress install within the root folder of the server. I cannot move it to a directory like /blog/ as it is now.

I have had to upload the main web site files to a folder on the new server labeled /website/

My problem is this - if you go to the new server - [url removed, login to view] (which when we change the DNS will become [url removed, login to view]) it pulls up the wordpress installation. And in order to access the main web site you have to go to [url removed, login to view]

I want to change this - preferable using an .htaccess redirect - so that when you go to [url removed, login to view] - it pulls up the main web site and when you go to [url removed, login to view] - it pulls up the wordpress install

I was provided some sample code to try - but this did not work:

RewriteEngine On
DirectoryIndex /website/[url removed, login to view]
RewriteRule ^blog$ wordpress_folder/
RewriteRule ^blog/(.*)$ wordpress_folder/$1

I am looking for someone that can solve this issue. We will not be providing server access - you would need to email me code for an htaccess file that I can copy and paste and then test. Please note that we need a solution that will fully work to ensure that both the web site and wordpress install are fully functional and can be accessed in the way that is described above.

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