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Accessing Your .htaccess File

Accessing Your .htaccess File By Domain

  1. Log into the Account Control Center (ACC)
  2. Click Domains in the left sidebar
  3. Click Manage Your Domain Names in the drop-down
  4. Under Domain Name, click the name of the domain you would like to work on
  5. Across from Web Settings, click Manage Web Settings
  6. If you have never created an .htaccess file before, click Create an .htaccess File. If you already have a .htaccess file, click View or Edit Your .htaccess File

Leave the file name as-is. It must remain .htaccess in order to work.

Accessing Your .htaccess File By Directory

  1. Log into the ACC
  2. Click Files
  3. Select either Home or Web, depending on where your directory is
  4. Navigate to your directory

Blue folder icons indicate subdirectories. Click on the icons to open the subdirectory

If the directory already has an .htaccess file, open it by:

  1. Clicking the name of the .htaccess file
    • Image of .htaccess file
  2. Clicking Edit on the top toolbar
    • Edit button location on toolbar image

If the directory does not have an .htaccess file, create it by:

    1. Clicking New File on the top toolbar 
      • New File button location image
    2. In the first box, input “.htaccess”

Remember to include the period at the beginning of .htaccess. Otherwise, the file will not work.

  1. Make your additions, if any, to the .htaccess file
  2. Click Create File
Updated on May 4, 2018

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