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By default, MODX ships with a ht.access file in the root that serves as an example for using friendly URLs on Apache servers.

To use it, rename the file ht.access to .htaccess.

Required .htaccess rules

While the example ht.access file contains different optimisations, for friendly URLs you only need the following.

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php?q=$1 [L,QSA]

Subdirectory installations

If your MODX is installed in a subdirectory, change the RewriteBase accordingly.

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