Feb 18

.htaccess: Option FollowSymlinks not allowed here Open Cart

One of the first thing you want to enable is mod_rewrite to allow SEO friendly URL. When doing it with Open Cart you can encounter this error :

[error]Option FollowSymlinks not allowed here[/error]

We found this error with Open Cart e-commerce system and Virtualmin, web hosting panel. Solution to this problem is as easy as modifying a line of code in .htaccess file.

  • Just find your .htaccess, in your root web directory
  • Comment with # the line Option FollowSymlinks
  • Add Options +SymLinksifOwnerMatch

It’s a security fix.





1 comment

  1. Erkin

    Thank you my friend.

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