Normally, the practice or very old way of displaying some profile page is like this:
u=12345 is the user id.
In recent years, I found some website with very nice urls like:
How do I do this in PHP?
Just as a wild guess, is it something to do with the
.htaccess file? Can you give me more tips or some sample code on how to write the
According to this article, you want a mod_rewrite (placed in an
.htaccess file) rule that looks something like this:
RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^/news/([0-9]+)\.html /news.php?news_id=$1
And this maps requests from
Another possibility is doing it with
forcetype, which forces anything down a particular path to use php to eval the content. So, in your
.htaccess file, put the following:
<Files news> ForceType application/x-httpd-php </Files>
And then the index.php can take action based on the
<?php echo $_SERVER['PATH_INFO']; // outputs '/63.html' ?>