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How do I remove the index.php from my site URLs when I use Joomla?

Category: Joomla

2011-12-19 8:53 am EST

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My developer is telling me that all of my website pages now have index.php in the url, how can I get rid of them

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Tim S
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2011-12-19 9:19 am EST
Hi cyprusn,

Thanks for posting your question. I'm more than happy to assist you today.

If you're using Joomla 3.0, we do have a tutorial online that will help you remove index.php from your Joomla URLs:
<a href='' target='_blank'>Removing index.php from Joomla 3.0 URLs</a>

The above tutorial should help you, regardless of whether you <a href=''>host your Joomla website</a> with InMotion Hosting or not. If you need further assistance please feel free to contact us.

Thank you!

Tim S

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