Blogs about Apache

XAMPP and mod_rewrite (getting clean URLs to work)

Published on the 4th October, 2007

If you're using a CMS or blog app, like Drupal or Wordpress (even if you're not) chances are you'll probably want to enable clean URLs (sometimes called search engine friendly URLs). This cool little feature uses an Apache module called mod_rewrite, and if you're developing your site using XAMPP this is disabled by default (possibly for security reasons). To enable this module it just takes a little tweak of your httpd.conf file which will be found in xampp\apache\conf. The conf file already co...

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