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I set up htaccess file and when I tried to save it I am informed that no such file exists.

  • Posted February 11, 2014

I wanted to set up custom rewrite rules in my htaccess file as I have installed wordpress. I followed this article to the dot https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-mod_rewrite

I opened my htaccess file, edited it and tried to save it. I am informed that No such file or directory exists. I have no clue to sort it out.

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Does <code>/var/www/udprakash.com</code> exist? If yes, you can simply ignore that error and save the file.

I did the following steps <br> <br>******************** <br>Alternatively you can use this command, replacing the example.com with the name of your site, to create your .htaccess file in terminal. <br>sudo nano /var/www/example.com/.htaccess <br> <br>How to permit changes in the .htaccess file: <br>To allow the .htaccess file to override standard website configs, start by opening up the configuration file. NB: You will need sudo privileges for this step. <br> <br>sudo nano /etc/apache2/sites-available/default <br> <br>Once inside that file, find the following section, and change the line that says AllowOverride from None to All. The section should now look like this: <br> <Directory /var/www/> <br> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews <br> AllowOverride All <br> Order allow,deny <br> allow from all <br> </Directory> <br> <br>After you save and exit that file, restart apache. .htacess files will now be available for all of your sites. <br> <br>sudo service apache2 restart <br> <br> <br>then <br> <br>sudo nano /var/www/udprakash.com/.htaccess <br> <br>********************************* <br> <br>edited it and tried to save it and that is when the problem occurred

What command are you using to edit the file? Make sure the path exists.