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Site displays index.html instead of index.php

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2012-11-23 1:05 pm EST

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Just moved my site from localhost to my website with Akeeba Quickstart. Move went smooth, but my site displays my index.htm
page when I need it to display my index.php page. My .htacess file is now blank too. Do I need to recreate my .htaccess file and what would be the default config.

Thanks in advance,

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2012-11-26 10:40 am EST
Hello Rick, and thanks for your question.

I see that it looks like you've already updated your (.htaccess) file to use the rule:

DirectoryIndex index.php

So that the (index.php) script is treated at the main index file for your directory. I see that you also have a (htaccess.txt) file also located in the same directory which appears to be a default template for a Joomla site.

So you should simply be able to re-name the (htaccess.txt) file to (.htaccess) to get your URL rewrites working properly again.

Please let us know if you have any further questions at all.

- Jacob

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