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So I have a .htaccess file in a subdirectory that contains a list of folders. In the main directory I have a .htaccess file that contains:

Options +Indexes
IndexOptions FancyIndexing
AddType text/html .php
Addhandler application/x-httpd-php .php
HeaderName /header.php

As a test inside header.php I have:


I still see "Index of [Directory]" instead of my static title, What Am I doing wrong?

EDIT: I've even tried echo "TEST THIS DIRECTORY"; and still does not work.

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closed as off-topic by Stephen Ostermiller Jan 16 '15 at 21:02

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I've figured it out, the .htaccess file was in a subdirectory so I added the following rules to the root .htaccess file and not the one inside the subdirectory – fixnode Feb 10 '14 at 2:59
Thanks for the update. – dan Feb 10 '14 at 5:55
@fixnode: You could post an answer (to your own question), and accept it, to take it out of the question queue. – w3dk Feb 10 '14 at 15:40
I'm closing this because it was due to a mistake in which directory the htaccess file was in. You indicate that you fixed the problem and no longer need assistance. – Stephen Ostermiller Jan 16 '15 at 21:02