Tuesday, 20 December 2011 15:46
In WAMP server, if you turn on Search Engine Friendly URLs in Joomla and attempt to enable URL Rewriting (by renaming also htaccess.txt to .htaccess), you will most likely get a 500 error page. The solution to this is pretty simple.
Renaming htaccess.txt to .htaccess in WAMP
Click on the WAMPSERVER icon in the task bar.
Next click on Apache>>httpd.conf.
Find the line:
and uncomment it (delete the '#').
Now you can safely rename htaccess.txt