SEO Friendly urls not working in wordpress on IIS Server

We can add SEO Friendly urls in wordpress on IIS Server without using the .htaccess file. add the following in web.config. Remember .htaccess is not applicable on iis it works only apache servers.

 

<system.webServer>
<rewrite>
<rules>
<rule name=”WordPress Rule” stopProcessing=”true”>
<match url=”.*” />
<conditions>
<add input=”{REQUEST_FILENAME}” matchType=”IsFile” negate=”true” />
<add input=”{REQUEST_FILENAME}” matchType=”IsDirectory” negate=”true” />
</conditions>
<action type=”Rewrite” url=”index.php” />
</rule>
</rules>
</rewrite>

</system.webServer>

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