Simple Steps to Fix 403 Forbidden Errors

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How to fix 403 Forbidden Errors

Forbidden error occurs because of not having the permission of accessing that particular page. This problem is faced by many of us while installing WAMP Server. forbidden image phptpoint

If you get a message "403 forbidden error" then you need not to worry. Just follow the steps below to solve this problem: This problem can be solved by editing .conf files.

Steps to fix the above error in Apache Server

Step 1 Go to the WAMP icon(right click)->Apache->httpd.conf(click to open the file). wamp

Step 2 Press CTRL+F and find the following code in httpd.conf file.


Options FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride None
Order deny,allow
Deny from all

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And replace this code with


Options FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride None
Order deny,allow
Allow from all

Step 3 Now again find following the code in the same file

Order allow,deny
Deny from all
Allow from 127.0.0.1

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And replace this code with the code below

Order Deny,Allow
Deny from all
Allow from All

Now you are done. Save the file and close it. Step 4 Now again click on WAMP icon. Right click on the icon and click on start all services. restart wampserver

Step 5 Go to the Web Browser and write localhost in the URL and press enter. You will see WAMP will start working.

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Steps to fix the above error in phpmyadmin

Step 1 Go to the C :/WAMP/alias/phpmyadmin.conf (click to open the file). Step 2 Press CTRL+F and find the following code

Order Deny,Allow
Deny from all
Allow from 127.0.0.1

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And replace this code with the following code

Order Deny,Allow
Deny from all
Allow from all

Save and close the file. Step 3 Now restart all services of WAMP Server. restart wampserver

Step 4 Open Web Browser and write localhost/phpmyadmin. It will start working