Joomla developer and putting index.html in directory
If you are in Joomla! expanding development, you are undoubtedly familiar with the rule index.html that is the necessity to put a blank page index.html file in any directory containing the PHP files. This habit is so rooted mentality Joomla! developers, which is now called the “security feature” and created preconditions for publication Joomla! Extensions Directory. The fact is, whether this is a security feature or we are trying to solve the wrong problem?
First, let's look at the reasons for putting index.html files anywhere. As you probably know, most web servers, if you don't put index.html file within the folder, all of its contents are listed in the browser. For example, when I delete index.html the file from the cache directory and access it as http://www.example.com/cache/ I get a full listing of all my cache the contents of the directory.
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