Manually edit .htaccess


How do I manually edit a .htaccess file with a shared account?


Only the owner, or groups assigned to that directory, can have access to the contents. What do you mean by shared?



By shared, I mean a shared hosting account with Dreamhost. There’s only one user on the account.


I use WinSCP and connect via SFTP.

Open the .htaccess file and edit away (it’s just a text file) :slight_smile:

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Ok, fixed it by uploading “copy.htaccess” and then renaming to back to “.htaccess”