Configuration for Windows Server

Configuration for windows based web servers

If you are running the script on IIS on windows based hosting then you may encounter URL re-writing error to avoide any windows re-writing errors please create file on your root folder with name ( WEB.CONFIG ) and paste the below provided code into newly created file :

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <configuration> <system.webServer> <handlers> <remove name="CGI-exe" /> <add name="CGI-exe" path="*.exe" verb="*" modules="CgiModule" scriptProcessor="C:\php\php-cgi.exe" resourceType="File" requireAccess="Execute" allowPathInfo="true" /> </handlers> <rewrite> <rules> <rule name="block favicon" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="favicon\.ico" /> <action type="CustomResponse" statusCode="404" subStatusCode="1" statusReason="The requested file favicon.ico was not found" statusDescription="The requested file favicon.ico was not found" /> </rule> <rule name="Imported Rule 1" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="^(.*)$" ignoreCase="false" /> <conditions> <add input="{HTTP_HOST}" pattern="^example\.com$" /> </conditions> <action type="Redirect" redirectType="Permanent" url="{R:1}" /> </rule> <rule name="Imported Rule 2" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="^(.*)$" ignoreCase="false" /> <conditions> <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsFile" ignoreCase="false" negate="true" /> <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsDirectory" ignoreCase="false" negate="true" /> <add input="{URL}" pattern="^/favicon.ico$" ignoreCase="false" negate="true" /> </conditions> <action type="Rewrite" url="index.php?q={R:1}" appendQueryString="true" /> </rule> </rules> </rewrite> </system.webServer> </configuration>