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CouchDB and PHP Web Development Beginner's Guide by Tim Juravich

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Time for action — further configuration of Apache

mod_rewrite will allow us to rewrite the requested URLs on the fly, which will help us build an application with clean URLs. The rewriting itself is handled in another Apache configuration file called .htaccess, which we will touch on in Chapter 4, Starting Your Application. In the following section, we'll configure Apache, so that mod_rewrite is enabled.

  1. Use Finder to navigate to the following folder: /etc/apache2.
  2. Locate and open a file named httpd.conf in your text editor.
  3. Look through the file, and find this line (it should be line 114):
    #LoadModule rewrite_module libexec/apache2/mod_rewrite.so
    
    
  4. Uncomment the line by removing the hash (#) symbol. It's possible that your system is already configured ...

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