Category: Apps/Tools

Friendly URLs in XAMPP

A very common requirement for today’s apps is having “friendly” or clean URLs. We can achieve that easily in XAMPP, following these steps: First, enable Apache’s mod_rewrite module: Edit httpd.conf file under [xampp-install-directory]/apache/conf. On Windows, that’s typically C:\xampp. Uncomment: #LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so So it stays: LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so Lastly, search for AllowOverride None and replace with AllowOverride All. In order for the changes to take effect, we need to restart the server. Source: Murfitt.net http://murfitt.net/blog/dan/2007/10/04/xampp-and-modrewrite-getting-clean-urls-work

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