How do I redirect the server to index.php instead of index.html in Ubuntu 18.04

Posted July 29, 2020 4.6k views
ApacheUbuntu 18.04

I am trying to open index.php instead of index.html if it is there when I enter the IP address of the webserver. I have put DirectoryIndex index.php in /etc/apache2/httpd.conf and it hasn’t worked.

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Hi @amiraAngler,

This might be a dumb question but did you remember to restart Apache after the changes you did?

One other thing, the changes for the DirectoryIndex should be made in /etc/apache2/mods-enabled In the dir.conf file. Can you try making them there and restarting apache afterwards to see if this would help you out?