Thefile is an important part of the configuration. It’s main purpose is to help transform URL’s from a cryptic link with symbols and numbers to a more readable, search engine friendly and optimized URL.
For Joomla to be able to convert the URL’s tofriendly it requires some changes to be made in the Global Configuration and MOD Rewrite for Apache activated.
If you are missing thefile in your Joomla installation here they are:
- Basic htaccess file with lots of comments.
- Basic htaccess file with less comments.