Accessing The Htaccess File
Why can't I see this file?
By default cPanel disables the viewing of dotfiles, this includes all files beginning with a
., such as:
- Login to CPanel by doing one of the following: using the login information provided in the Web Hosting Information email or using the CPanel shortcut in the Billing Area
- Once you are in CPanel search for File Manager in the search bar and click on the appropriate result.
- In the top right of the File Manager click on the Settings button.
- Proceed to tick the Show Hidden Files option and click the Save button in the bottom right of the Settings box.
- Navigate to the
- Click on the
.htaccessfile and click on the Edit button in the top navigation bar.