Remove index.php from codeigniter app url in godaddy shared hosting

Removing index.php in Codeigniter application url in godaddy shared hosting server
Create the .htaccess file under root of application directory

RewriteEngine on
RewriteBase /
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteCond $1 !^(index.php|robots.txt)
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php?/$1 [L]

If you are getting “no input file specified” ( codeigniter / wordpress )

  • Login to godaddy account
  • Goto hosting
  • Under settings frame select file extension management

Settings frame in godaddy hosting

  • Here you will find this “.php PHP 5.2.x FastCGI”


  • click on edit button change it to “.php PHP 5.2.x”
  • no need to change for .php5, .php4

Thats it


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Vignesh A Sathiyanantham
AWS Certified developer with 8 years of extensive experience working for Cloud and Datacenter solutions and leading a small team in a lean startup based on Bangalore, India


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