I just installed mediawiki to my website. How do I get the mediawiki to be on the default home page of

  1. Don’t install it in a sub directory. (or)
  2. Create a redirect to point to the sub directory.
    A redirect can be done via htaccess file ex.
    redirect permanent index.html


My website

thanks for the speedy response… where is this htaccess file located at?

htaccess will usually not be there. You will need to create it in the root directory and name it:


It will not be visible with a normal ‘ls’. If there is one there, you should be able to see it with most FTP clients or with a ‘ls -a’ command.

Good luck

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