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 </IfModule> Simply add whatever filename you want to show up as the default and restart apache :) .djc. 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.