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Remove index.php from root directory page


Suppose that you have a website and the URL is If your default index page is an index.php file, for aesthetic purposes you will likely want to make sure that your homepage URL shows up as opposed to The code below will show you how to achieve this. Note that the code should go in the .htaccess file in your root folder.

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Author: justin saad

Justin Saad is first and foremost a husband and a father of four. He is also a web developer and designer who has been making websites for over twenty years. His company is called The Motech Network and his website is In addition to building websites, Justin makes WordPress plugins and likes writing tutorials to help others learn about various aspects of web development.

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