Magento .htaccess File Optimized for Speed, Security and SEO


By default, Magento comes with a .htaccess file that you can use for your installation. However, this .htaccess file is not optimized and misses a lot of things that can help your site. Therefor, we have created a .htaccess file for Magento that focusses on site speed, security and SEO. You can copy and paste it to use it as your own .htaccess file on your server.

If you have any questions about this .htaccess file for Magento, or want to add something to it yourself, please leave a comment in the section below. We will update this post with user suggestions and give proper credit.



    • You can find the .htaccess in the root directory of your hosting. Some FTP uploaders don’t display the .htaccess file so be sure to use FileZilla if you want to edit the file.

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