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From: Pat Geary <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] Problem with a linked Download page
Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2010 18:59:48 -0500
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At 05:58 PM 2/8/2010, J.A. Florian wrote:
>I am probably not answering the question you asked but, if you don't want
>anyone to see the contents (the list of directory items) in a folder, place
>in each folder a page called "index.htm" or "index.html". That will keep
>the public out of your internal folders and files. Also, without having an
>index in a folder, if someone back-tracks to a folder in say this:
>www.whatever-main-page/folder1/subfolder1/subfolder1
>then they can see your tree structure only if they attempt to back up to any
>folder marked by a slash at the end /


I believe Jill is hosting her sites with BlueHost and they have a
much better way of handling this BUT to do it, you have to be able to
edit the .htaccess file.

http://www.expression-web-tips.com/blue-host-index-manager/

pat





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