Are you looking for a way to protect wp-config.php file with .htaccess in WordPress? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to protect wp-config.php with .htacess file.
All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s .htaccess file:
<files wp-config.php> order allow,deny deny from all </files>
Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.
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