[Mediawiki-l] using pretty URLs

Emufarmers Sangly emufarmers at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 21:08:41 UTC 2007

On 8/8/07, Azurite <azurite at seventh-star.net> wrote:
> Is there any way to use pretty URLs with PHP as CGI on a shared server?
> I don't think I have root access to the necessary .conf file; do you
> think my host would change it, or does it pose a security threat of any
> kind to use Pretty URLs in my situation?
> Actually, I'd like any way of shortening my URLs, if it's possible...
> -Azurite

Does your host let you use .htaccess files? (Most decent hosts will.) If so,
then yes: Read the short URL article.  If not, then no.

Arr, ye emus, http://emufarmers.com

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