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How do I use /folder/ URL? (Apache, Ubuntu)

Hello,

On my site, I have an article located at: https://dowji.com/ee/ohm-law but how do I make a file that could be accessed through https://dowji.com/ee. I tried adding a second index.php file in the /ee/ folder but that didn’t work.

An example from DO: Here’s an URL for an article: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-protect-your-server-against-the-dirty-cow-linux-vulnerability But, here’s the URL for an index of all articles: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials

I’m using Ubuntu with Apache.


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On a standard LAMP server (where you do not have rewrites for pretty URLs enabled in software like WordPress) creating a file called index.html or index.php in that directory on your server should do the trick. You can also check the DirectoryIndex variable in your virtualhost configuration in /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/ to make sure that the filename you are using is listed. Apache will look for the filenames in that directive (usually index.html, index.php, etc) when the directory itself is requested.