Disabling directory listings using .htaccess

By default when accessing any directory which does not contain an index file (ex: https://yourdomain.com/images/) a directory listing will be shown displaying a list of the files in that folder. Simply adding a blank/0 byte text file named "index.html" will prevent this directory list from being displayed, however another way to disable directory listings is by adding the following line to the .htaccess file in your public_html folder:

Options -Indexes

That's it, with this line in place folders which do not contain index files will no longer show the default directory list.

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