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How to Find Missing htaccess file?

Well there has been seen many queries in the wordpress site regarding the htaccess file as they are not able to locate the htaccess file as the htaccess files stays hidden by default but dont worry in this writeup all your confusions will be solved as we have brought a perfect solution to find the missing htaccess file.

Do follow this guide step by step to unhide your .htaccess file.
1. First and the foremost thing you need to do is to signin to your Cpanel account.
2. Now to access the files open the file manager.
3. Now you have to look for the settings button which mostly will be present on the top right area of the file manager.
4. Now you have go into the preference window and click on it then select the option of Show hidden files (dotfiles).
5. Then after that click on the save option to save all the changes you have done.

You can now be able to see the hidden files in the filezila FTP interface.

Now let us have a look at how you can locate the htaccess file on the wordpress website?​

1. Go to your wordpress dashboard
2. Then click on the settings option to expand the menu
3. Then click on the premalinks ( the sixth sub menu under the settings)
4. Then you have to just save the changes by clicking on the save changes option. “Remeber” dont do any modification.
5. Now your wordpress will generate the .htaccess file.

Hope this writeup was helpful!!!
 

Smithwhuk

Member
If you are looking for a missing .htaccess file, there are a few steps you can take to try and locate it:
  1. Check the root directory of your website. The .htaccess file is typically located in the root directory, so this is the first place to look.
  2. Check for hidden files. The .htaccess file is a hidden file, so you may need to adjust your file viewer settings to show hidden files.
  3. Check for a backup copy. If you have recently made changes to your .htaccess file and it has gone missing, you may have a backup copy on your computer.
  4. Check your website's control panel. Some web hosting providers allow you to manage your .htaccess file through a control panel.
  5. Create a new .htaccess file. If you are unable to locate the missing .htaccess file, you can create a new one and add the necessary code to it.
If none of these options work, It's best to reach out to your web hosting provider for assistance.
 

BrijeshM

New member
Well there has been seen many queries in the wordpress site regarding the htaccess file as they are not able to locate the htaccess file as the htaccess files stays hidden by default but dont worry in this writeup all your confusions will be solved as we have brought a perfect solution to find the missing htaccess file.

Do follow this guide step by step to unhide your .htaccess file.
1. First and the foremost thing you need to do is to signin to your Cpanel account.
2. Now to access the files open the file manager.
3. Now you have to look for the settings button which mostly will be present on the top right area of the file manager.
4. Now you have go into the preference window and click on it then select the option of Show hidden files (dotfiles).
5. Then after that click on the save option to save all the changes you have done.

You can now be able to see the hidden files in the filezila FTP interface.

Now let us have a look at how you can locate the htaccess file on the wordpress website?​

1. Go to your wordpress dashboard
2. Then click on the settings option to expand the menu
3. Then click on the premalinks ( the sixth sub menu under the settings)
4. Then you have to just save the changes by clicking on the save changes option. “Remeber” dont do any modification.
5. Now your wordpress will generate the .htaccess file.

Hope this writeup was helpful!!!

Thanks a lot!!
I have been looking for this solution for the past few days. I got it here
 
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