[TYPO3-english] redirect mobile user

T o n scoobjuh at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 8 21:47:19 CET 2012


Besides my standard website, I want to create a mobile website in TYPO3.

For that purpose I made a separate tree in in TYPO3 and installed extension cwmobileredirect to detect any mobile device which moves the visitor to the other tree.
This works perfectly with my first provider. There I can make a subdomain m.mydomainname.com through a cpanel and redirect the visitors to the correct http://m.mydomainname.com/index.php?id=74 page.

My other provider allows unlimited subdomains, by simply creating a new folder in the root of my page, using ftp. That provider does not have a cpanel so I cannot add a redirect url. Therefore I tried an html page with (<meta http-equiv="REFRESH" content="0;url=http://www.mydomainname.com/index.php?id=74/"></HEAD>). But what happens is, that when a mobile device is detected, it is sent to this index page and this index page sends him back to TYPO3. So I end up in an endless loop.
The same happens when I place a .htaccess file in the subdomain folder.

What do I have to do to get this working with this provider?

I do have access to some DNS settings where I can change the A, AAAA, CNAME, MX TXT and SRV.
Adding the 'm' subdomain as an A record to my website's IP-address does not help either.


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