How to Edit .htaccess File via the cPanel Filemanager?

1. Log into your cPanel account.
2. In the "**Files**" section, click on "**File Manger**" Icon.
 
3. cPanel File Manager will be open, select the appropriate domain name or folder location, and press the "**Go**" button.

4. Navigate to the directory where your .htaccess file is located. If you want to edit the .htaccess file of your root directory, navigate to the public_html folder.

5. If the .htaccess file does not show, click on the "**Settings**" button in the File Manager. You can find the "**Settings**" button on the Right Side of the top menu. A new small window will open. Mark the "**Show Hidden Files (Dotfiles)**" option and click on the "**Save**" button. You will be able to see the .htaccess file. If it does not exist, create a new one.


5. Right click on the .htaccess file and then on "**Edit**" or "**Code Edit**" in the Context Menu.


6. If the small "**Code Editor**" window is open, click on the "**Edit**" button, which will open a new window with options you can edit.


7. Make changes to your .htaccess file and then click on the "**Save Changes**" button.
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