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From Jeroen Geilman <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Is it possible to redirect user to "market://..." URI?
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2012 00:01:06 GMT
On 01/10/2012 09:17 AM, wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 9:31 PM, Jeroen Geilman<>  wrote:
>>> On 2012-01-09 14:08, wrote:
>>> On my website I should redirect Android users to my application on Android Market.
What is the optimal way to do this? My first dea>>was
>>>        RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT}  Android [NC]
>>>        RewriteRule ^/$         market://details?id=......
>> There is no market://details application/system/scheme on your apache server - this
is a client-side phenomenon.
>> Issue a 301 Redirect to the above URL - you can put anything in a redirect URL.
>> Convert the above into an explicit redirect by appending [R=301] to the RewriteRule.
> Thank you for suggestion. I replaced 302 to 301 return code, but it
> didn't help - browser tries  to open some weird  URL like this:

Perhaps mod_rewrite does not support redirecting to a different 
protocol, and assumes your target is relative and appends it to the base 
You could try to set RewriteBase to / for this scenario.


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