how to enable mod_rewrite in xampp, wamp

How To Enable mod_rewrite in XAMPP, WAMP

mod_rewrite is a useful Apache module that allows you to easily redirect and rewrite URLs. If you run Apache web server using XAMPP/WAMP then here are the steps to enable mod_rewrite in XAMPP, WAMP.

How To Enable mod_rewrite in XAMPP, WAMP

Here are the steps enable mod_rewrite in XAMPP, WAMP.

1. Open httpd.conf

Open the Apache configuration file httpd.conf in a text editor. You will find this file in one of the following locations depending on whether you use XAMPP or WAMP.




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2. Enable mod_rewrite

Look for the following line

#LoadModule rewrite_module modules/

Uncomment it by removing # at its beginning.

LoadModule rewrite_module modules/

Find all occurrences of

AllowOverride None

and change them to

AllowOverride All

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3. Restart XAMPP,WAMP

Restart XAMPP/WAMP server to apply changes.

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That’s it. Now you should be able to use mod_rewrite for URL redirection and URL rewrite. Ubiq makes it easy to visualize data in minutes, and monitor in real-time dashboards. Try it Today!


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