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Old 02-12-2007, 04:18 AM   #1
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URLs without file extensions

Hello Experts,

Im new to URL rewriting, I want to create which will not show the file extensions like .php or .html

How to achieve this in apache web server.

Old 02-13-2007, 03:50 PM   #2
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URL rewriting in Apache is really pretty easy, barring any extensive regular-expression syntax you might have to develop.

Make sure that you compiled Apache with --enable-rewrite so that your Apache webserver supports URL rewriting.

This guide [] is an excellent primer on learning to use Apache's URL rewriting abilities, and I highly recommend you check it out, as it will likely go a long way and answer a lot of questions you may have.

Also, a handy cheat-sheet that becomes convenient once you become more familar with Apache URL manipulation may be downloaded here [].

Good luck!


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