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    Unauthorized Modification in my htaccess file

    daily my site home page found error of http 500, and daily i have to upload htaccess file again then its live , godaddy not taking seriously my problem so i m just thinking to change my server although i have paid godaddy two year subscription amount but they refuse to refund, very irresponsible service they have given

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    Super User IV

    @rjclick 

     

    I am an end user like you, just wondering what is the htaccess file modification being made - this is NOT something that GoDaddy would be doing.

     

    A couple of reasons an htaccess can get changed - these pretty much all are related to WordPress

    1) WordPress itself can update it for the permalinks

    2) WordPress security plugin can add IPs to it

    3) WordPress speed optimization can add directives to it

     

    It is also possible there is a script on your server that is modifying it - the other option is to change the permissions I believe to 604 which should make it readable but not writeable except by you.

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    Super User IV

    @rjclick 

     

    I am an end user like you, just wondering what is the htaccess file modification being made - this is NOT something that GoDaddy would be doing.

     

    A couple of reasons an htaccess can get changed - these pretty much all are related to WordPress

    1) WordPress itself can update it for the permalinks

    2) WordPress security plugin can add IPs to it

    3) WordPress speed optimization can add directives to it

     

    It is also possible there is a script on your server that is modifying it - the other option is to change the permissions I believe to 604 which should make it readable but not writeable except by you.

    I am a GoDaddy End User - Just Like You
    Check out my site! | I currently manage over 300 WordPress Websites
    * Please note that I offer free advice on this forum. Thank You Info If you would like personalized help, please contact me. Otherwise, please ask your question in the proper forum so the answer can assist EVERYONE in the community and not just you. Thanks! *

    Once your issue is resolved,
    please be sure to come back and click accept for the solution

    Get Better Support on the Community Boards!
    Etiquette When Asking for Help from the Community

    View solution in original post