How to edit your .htaccess file

Updated 1 year ago

To edit the .htaccess file in cPanel:

  1. Log in to cPanel and go to File Manager.
  2. Enable hidden dotfiles by clicking "Settings" in the top-right and checking the box next to "Show Hidden Files (dotfiles)."
  3. Locate the .htaccess file and right-click it to edit it using the code editor.
  4. Save changes when done.
The main .htaccess file is usually located in the public_html folder. However, it's possible to create one for every folder.

Remember to proceed with caution when editing the .htaccess file as incorrect changes can cause issues with your website.

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