Issues locating .htaccess file

Issue: Can't locate .htaccess file to load code for GZIP Compression Tool
Issues locating .htaccess file. I'm attempting to load GZIP compression, but I have an error message stating that GZIP in Hummingbird can't load. I am unable to locate this file. Can you help??

  • Nastia

    Hello David

    Hope you are doing well today!

    If you can't find the .htaccess file in your site's directoy, maybe it wasn't created yet.

    Please navigate from your WordPress Dashboard to Settings > Permalinks and save changes. This should create th e.htaccess file.

    Connect via FTP client or using File manger from your cPanel to your server, and open the folder with your site. Usualy it's public-html folder.

    The .htaccess fle shoud be in the root of your WordPress installation, along with folders like wp-content, wp-include, wp-admin.

    If you still can't locate the .htaccess file, please send to us your credentials so I could assist you here.

    ou can send credentials by using our secure contact form

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    I hope this helps!


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