Hello, Do you want to Regenerate?Htaccess file in Prestashop store? if yes, then read this article completely.

Let’s learn about the Regenerate .htaccess file in PrestaShop 1.7.X.

Prestashop Theme is not working correctly if something is wrong in the Prestashop default “.htaccess” file and in most cases, it will give you the 404 error.

This “.htaccess” is a configuration file that is used on a web server for running the Apache Web Server software. In the server, the “.htaccess” file is located in the root directory. If you use ‘dot’ before the file name, it means that hidden file in Unix-based environments.

Some features are not work in your PrestaShop Theme like the product image is not displayed on the front page. After adding image typesetting, after a change in SEO & URL setting, editing Multistore then some times theme will be stopped. In all cases, we need to Regenerate the “.htaccess” File.

For the Regenerate “.htaccess” file in PrestaShop 1.7.x, read the below article. At the end of the article, you know how to regenerate the .htaccess file in your store.

Related Read: How to Setup Multistore in PrestaShop 1.7

Remove .htaccess file form server:

Let’s discuss Remove .htaccess from the root directory.

1: First of all, Go to your website Server using FTP or Cpanel.

2: Then, Go your website root directory.

3: And then find the “.htaccess” file in the root directory and download the “.htaccess” file for backup.

4: Now Delete the “.htaccess” file.


Regenerate .htaccess file:

Now, Follow the below Steps for the Regenerate “.htaccess” file.

1: You need to login into your admin panel.

2: Go shopping Parameters -> Traffic & SEO.


3: Set ‘Friendly URL’ No and Click on the Save button.

Regenerate .htaccess file in PrestaShop 1.7.x.

4: Now, Set ‘Friendly URL’ yes back and Click on Save Button.

5: Now “.htaccess” regenerated Successfully on your server.

Regenerate “.htaccess” file in Multistore:

Follow the below steps to Regenerate “.htaccess” in Multistore.

1: First of all, Go shopping Parameters -> General.


2: Turn off the Multistore in the “Enable Multistore” title and then click on Save Button.

Regenerate .htaccess file in PrestaShop 1.7.x.

3: Now, Turn on Multistore back and Save it.

4: Your ‘.htaccess‘ regenerated Successfully in Multistore.

Hopefully, the Regenerate .htaccess file in PrestaShop 1.7.x. is helpful to you.

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