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How to Access Your .htaccess File

Follow these steps to access your .htaccess file:

 

1. Log in to your cPanel account. For instructions on how to log in to cPanel, please click here.

How to Access Your .htaccess File

 

2. Under the Files section, click File Manager.

How to Access Your .htaccess File

 

3. Go to the directory of your website (most commonly known as public_html).

How to Access Your .htaccess File

 

4. Look for the file called .htaccess.

How to Access Your .htaccess File

 

If you can’t see the .htaccess file, you will need to enable Show Hidden Files. To do this, click the cog wheel/Settings button in the top right-hand corner and enable the option for Show Hidden Files.

How to Access Your .htaccess File

How to Access Your .htaccess File