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Posted on 2009-06-30
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Hi,

I am running WAMP Server and when I go to http://localhost it takes me to the WAMP page.  How would I get it to redirect so when I go to localhost, it takes me to http://localhost/joomla?

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John
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At the following two lines to your Apache's http.conf inside the VirtualHosr or inside the global config (if you do not have a Virtual Host) and check whether the following line is not commented out:

LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so

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RewriteEngine On	
RewriteRule ^/$ /joomla/ [R]

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At ==> Add

(my poor English  ;-)
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Thanks for the fast response, that works great.

John
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tx for the follow-up and the pts. Glad it works!
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