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PHP Tutorial: Vanity URL (Part 1)

To create the .htaccess file on a local server (windows): 1. Open a command prompt. 2. Switch to the directory where profile.php, etc. will be. 3. Type "notepad .htaccess" (without quotes) 4. If you're prompted to create the file, accept this. 5. Type the .htaccess contents you see in the tutorial. Note: On a hosted server, you can easily create a .htaccess file using a file manager. It's even easier using FTP. This tutorial will allow you to create a 'Vanity URL' system within your website, which allows user profiles to look something like, rather than (for example). Official website Support Forum Follow us on Twitter!
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