In this tutorial we are going to discuss how to resolve the xenforo friendly urls not working issue, Before that we are discuss about what in xenforo software and why it is different then other available forums software.

What is Xenforo Forum : 

Xenforo is a paid premium forum script, They are provide many security and usability features compare to other forum script.

  • Social Engagement
  • Recent Activity Stream
  • Alerts
  • Easy Styling
  • Great Add-ons
  • SEO Built-in

So if you are facing xenforo friendly urls issue in your website then Please follow the below step , it might be help you to overcome from this problem.

Xenforo Friendly Urls

Open .htaccess file , you will get below code. So here are the steps that you need to perform whenever Xenforo Friendly Urls  not working.

How To Resolve Xenforo Friendly Urls Issue:

#    Mod_security can interfere with uploading of content such as attachments. If you

#    cannot attach files, remove the “#” from the lines below.

#<IfModule mod_security.c>

#    SecFilterEngine Off

#    SecFilterScanPOST Off


ErrorDocument 401 default

ErrorDocument 403 default

ErrorDocument 404 default

ErrorDocument 500 default

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>

RewriteEngine On
#    If you are having problems with the rewrite rules, remove the “#” from the

#    line that begins “RewriteBase” below. You will also have to change the path

#    of the rewrite to reflect the path to your XenForo installation.

# RewriteBase /Xenforo

#    This line may be needed to enable WebDAV editing with PHP as a CGI.

#RewriteRule .* – [E=HTTP_AUTHORIZATION:%{HTTP:Authorization}]

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [OR]

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -l [OR]

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d

RewriteRule ^.*$ – [NC,L]

RewriteRule ^(data/|js/|styles/|install/|favicon.ico|crossdomain.xml|robots.txt) – [NC,L]

RewriteRule ^.*$ index.php [NC,L]


You just have to replace below code and everything will be work perfectly

comment the below line:

# RewriteBase /Xenforo (Remove # from the line and change /Your Directory name like forum )

Save the file and get all stuff working, if everything is goes right then you will find that this patch is working for your system.

Hope this article will help you, Let me know if you are still facing the same kind of issues via commeting.

Kalpesh Sharma
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How To Resolve Xenforo Friendly Urls Not Working was last modified: October 22nd, 2016 by Kalpesh Sharma
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