How To: Get Mod Rewrite working on Xampp
Want a workable test environment on your Xampp server to use mod rewritten urls for seo purposes? After doing some great research its easy as pie.
Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Order deny,allow Deny from all
#LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
Close File & Save
Last but not least close the file and save then go to and run:
That way Xampp will restart apache and allow you to use mod rewrite, pretty simple and very easy to follow.