Related: Where is WordPress installed?

Chances are if you’re reading this you’re using the self-hosted version of WordPress(.org) rather than the WordPress.com version.

If so, and you need access to the WordPress .htaccess file you normally need to look inside the /public_html/ folder of your web hosting account.

You’ll need one of the following to access the WordPress .htaccess file:

  • FTP access
  • Web hosting control panel File Manager access
  • Install the File Manager plugin