Installing Wallabag 2 on a Shared Web Hosting Service


Wallabag 2.0.1

Wallabag describes itself as a self hostable application for saving web pages. I’m using Wallabag already for quite some time and I really enjoy it to store my bookmarks, organize them by tags and access them through many different clients like the web app, the official Android app or the Firefox plug-in.

Yesterday I updated by Wallabag installation to version 2.0.1. The basic installation was quite easy by following the documentation. I had only one problem. I run Wallabag on a shared hoster, so I couldn’t adjust the Apache configuration to redirect the requests to the right sub-directory, as described by the documentation. I solved the problem with a small .htaccess file I added to the root folder:

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^links\.schiessle\.org$ [NC]
    RewriteRule !^web/ /web%{REQUEST_URI} [L,NC]
</IfModule>

I also noticed that Wallabag has a “register” button which allows people to create a new account. There already exists a feature request to add a option to disable it. Because I don’t want to allow random people to register a account on my Wallabag installation I disabled it by adding following additional lines to the .htaccess file:

<FilesMatch ".*register$">
    Order Allow,Deny
    Deny from all
</FilesMatch>

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  8. jo says:

    hi,
    thanks for this.
    where do you put the .htaccess file in case it’s a subdomain and not the whole website?
    thanks!

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