"When a user requests a directory without specifying a
particular file name, Apache attempts to serve up a default
document. The document served is determined by the directive
DirectoryIndex, and is usually called index.html. However, if that
document is not present, it is sometimes desirable to instead give
a complete directory listing, permitting the user to select a
"Directory listings are generated by the module mod_autoindex,
which is compiled into Apache by default. Left to itself, it
generates an uninteresting file listing, but with the techniques
I'll show you in this article, you'll be able to make these
listings as fancy as you like."
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