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How to hide the PHP extension in nginx

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By default, the .php extension will show in a web browsers address bar. For example, if you've a page named About.php, the address bar will show


Ensure your /etc/nginx/nginx.conf file has the following.

location / {
    try_files $uri $uri/ @extensionless-php;
    index index.php;

location ~ \.php$ {
    try_files $uri =404;
    fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME  $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
    include fastcgi_params;

location @extensionless-php {
    rewrite ^(.*)$ $1.php last;



Now, .php will no longer be displayed.


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