[thelist] Apache default file for folder

Daniel J. Cody djc at starkmedia.com
Thu Aug 9 12:04:13 CDT 2001

Jon -

If you're using a recent version of apache, you should see a line like 
this in your httpd.conf file:

<IfModule mod_dir.c>
     DirectoryIndex index.html

Simply add whatever filename you want to show up as the default and 
restart apache :)


jon steele wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a local apache server set up, and I was wondering how I could
> set a page to be the default for a folder. For example, if I have a
> folder named foo, and I go to localhost/foo/, I want index.php to be
> diplayed automatically. Right now it shows a directoty listing of the
> folder.
> I know it's something to do with .htaccess, but I don't know exactly
> how to do it.
> Oh yeah, I'd need to change this for different folders, so a global
> solution souldn't work.
> Thanks for any insight/help.

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