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How to Edit Your htaccess File Using Rank Math

The .htaccess file is a configuration file that helps users and search engines to navigate your website. You might need to make changes to the .htaccess file and Rank Math makes it easier for you to edit your .htacess file.

Let’s take a look at how you can edit your .htaccess file using Rank Math.

Inorder to edit your .htaccess file, go to Rank Math > General Settings > Edit .htaccess

Edit .htaccess in Rank Math

Inside this section, you will notice that there is a single text area that can be used to edit the .htaccess file. Please be careful and do read the warning above the text area before you edit the .htaccess file.

The notice warns you that changing the .htacess file can harm your website. Even if you are technically capable, you are bound to make mistakes. To prevent issues, Rank Math automatically backs up your .htacess before you modify it.

If you want to edit the .htacess file, then click the checkbox below the text. The text area below will become active, and you can then edit your .htacess file.

Edit .htaccess file in Rank Math

When you’re done making all of your changes, click Save Changes.

And that’s it! If you have any other questions about editing your .htaccess file – don’t hesitate to reach out to our support team.

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