How to Fix Clean url's problem in Drupal

How to Fix Clean url’s problem in Drupal, If you have installed drupal and clean url’s are not enabled, then there is problem with Apache configuration. For clean url’s to work properly in drupal, first apache needs to be configured properly. Even after configuring Apache, if the problem exists then you need to .htaccess file from drupal archive package. After placing .htaccess file, clean url’s would work.

How to Fix Clean url’s problem in Drupal is an article in the series of Step by step guide to learn drupal7.

#Part 2 @ Day 10

Steps to fixing clean url’s problem in Drupal

  1. Open httpd.conf file.
  2. If you are using WAMP Server, Open http.conf file from this folder
    • Open http.conf from windows tray.
      Fixing clean url's problem in drupal

      Open http.conf from windows tray icon

    • Or else from this path => C:\wamp\bin\apache\Apache2.4.4\conf\http.conf
  3. Find for this line
    #LoadModule rewrite_module modules/
  4. Remove the # symbol in-front of the line
    #LoadModule rewrite_module modules/ 
  5. it should look like
    LoadModule rewrite_module modules/
  6. After that save the file, and restart wamp server.

If this problem, didn’t fix your drupal clean url’s issue. Then  overide .htaccess file.

  • Download the drupal archive file from website.
  • Then extract those files.
  • Copy .htaccess to your drupal installation.

May be from following these two should  solve your problem.

After that login into drupal administration section, and enable clean url’s.

  • Navigate to clean url’s administration page, Administration => Configuration => Search and meta data => Clean URL’s.
  • Now, Clean url’s checkbox should be enabled to select.
  • Select the checkbox and click on Save Configuration button.

Go to front end and check the links, that should work for you. If you have any problem let me know through comment form i’ll help you on this.

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Vivek Vengala

Vivek Vengala is a Online Entrepreneur, Web Developer from Hyderabad India.