1.    Kindly login to the Cpanel with with the URL as http://domainname.com/cpanel 


       or http://domain_name:2083 (with SSL) or http://domain_name:2082  (NON SSL).



2.    Click on "File Manager" under the "Files" category to proceed.





3.    Click on "Settings" from the top right corner of the page. Select the Document Root 


       and make sure Show Hidden files(dotfiles) is selected. Remember to click save.




 

4.    Right click on ".htaccess" file and then click on "Edit" to proceed.





5.    A pop up page will be shown, then click on the "Edit" button to proceed.





6.    Typically, the default page of a domain is refer to index.* file . As an example,