Florinel Chis

E-Commerce, Magento, Cloud, London

Magento - How to Remove index.php From URL

Some Magento installations are still set not to use the web server Url Rewrite capability and for that reason, index.php shows up in the URLs:

magento-product-page-with-index-php

The key settings are:

System > Configuration > Web –> Url Web Server Rewrites: Yes

magento-system-config-use-url-rewrites

Note: the scope is store view so make sure when you change the Default Config value you don’t have a different value set at a Store View level.

Things to check:

  • .htaccess is present in document root
  • Apache is properly configured (AllowOverride)

Save and clear Magento cache (if you use any Full Page Caching you need to clear that as well) and now the URL is clean: magento-product-page-without-index-php

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