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    Creating .htaccess file in managed Wordpress via SFTP

    Hi as per the above title.


    I need to make my new site Https for the ingoing SSL Cert.


    I connected via Filzilla into the remote database. I am unable to create or upload a .htaccess file anywhere, permission denied. Go-Daddy state the files of which I can modify -

    • /wp-content
    • wp-config.php
    • .htaccess
    • favicon.ico

    none of which seem to exist! Can anyone tell me how to do it?





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    Super User III
    Super User III

    Re: Creating .htaccess file in managed Wordpress via SFTP



    I'm trying to understand what you are looking for as with Managed WordPress - when you install the GoDaddy SSL Certificate it automatically configures the wp-config file to redirect traffic to HTTPS


    Also just to confirm you can ONLY use a GoDaddy SSL certificate - you are not able to install 3rd party certificates on Managed WordPress.


    In regards to FileZilla - Make sure you are in the root of your site - sometimes the SFTP doesn't redirect you to the correct folder which should be /home/YOURSFTPUSER/html

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