Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: .htaccess file for WP installation

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2

    .htaccess file for WP installation

    I am new to DirectAdmin so have what I would imagine is a basic question...so here goes:

    I have installed WP 2.7.1 on the root directory of the desired domain. I wish to change my permalink structure and WP needs to update my .htaccess file.

    Is a .htaccess file automatically created during the install OR do I have to create one?

    If I create one, do I just go to the public_html folder in file manager, create a new file and then change the permissions to allow WP to write to it?

    Does anything need to be added to the .htaccess file for it to work?
    Last edited by gvnet; 06-07-2009 at 04:12 PM. Reason: additional info

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2
    I will answer my own question in case it helps someone else; I did not have a .htaccess file in the Public HTML folder. I simply created a file named .htaccess and set the permissions and WP can write to it.

    Done.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    3
    What did you set the permissions to? I'll be installing WP as well and have just bought a reseller account an hour ago (talk about being a newbie)

    Thanks,
    Mikael

Similar Threads

  1. unknown .htaccess file
    By argaios in forum Apache (WWW)
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 05-27-2012, 04:18 PM
  2. .htaccess pcfg_openfile: unable to check htaccess file, ensure it is readable
    By ozgurerdogan in forum General Technical Discussion & Troubleshooting
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 02-20-2012, 01:54 PM
  3. How to add .htaccess file?
    By aashokk87 in forum Off-Topic Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-07-2010, 04:42 AM
  4. File Manager and FTP problem on .htaccess file
    By SeLLeRoNe in forum User-Level Difficulties
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 10-14-2008, 01:19 PM
  5. .htaccess and a log file
    By robby in forum User-Level Difficulties
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 12-01-2003, 04:33 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •