put non-drupal folders within your installation
January 22nd, 2018

When you want a folder to contain other bits and bobs within Drupal (6,7,8 whatever) you can put a .htaccess file into that folder to both allow access and prevent the standard 404 error.

Here’s what you need in the .htaccess file: 

Options +Indexes
DirectoryIndex index.html index.htm