Enable mod_rewrite in windows, WAMP, XAMPP

Wamp and XAMPP doesn’t come with default rewrite rule enabled, For enabling the rewrite rules in both of them you need to make changes in httpd.conf so that apache can work with rewrite rules.

For enabling the rewrite rules follow these rules:

1) Find httpd.conf (\wamp\bin\apache\Apache2.2.11\conf something along those lines
2) Uncomment the line LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
3) Find the line with DocumentRoot “C:/path/to/my/root”, There you will find contents like

Make sure the content inside these two braces looks like

Options All
AllowOverride All

4) Restart the Apache server and you should be good to go.

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