How to remove index.php from URLs in Joomla

To enable Use URL rewriting in Joomla, you should do the following:

  • Log into your Joomla dashboard.
  • In the left menu, click on the Global Configuration link under the SYSTEM tab.
  • There are several tabs at the top of the page. If you are not on the Site tab, click Site.
  • On the right side of the page, find theSEO Settings.
  • Set Use URL rewriting option to Yes.

You should enable Use URL rewriting in Joomla 3.x. and rename htaccess.txt to .htaccess.

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