WordPress Speed Up Service | WordPress Website Maintenance Packages Reply To: WP in a subdirectory: WHICH .htaccess gets these mods?, by Keith Driscoll Hello @bothhands, Take a look at https://codex.wordpress.org/Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory. .htaccess should go in the root. As a side note, where you install WordPress really depends on your needs and personal preferences. I’ve very rarely needed to have it anywhere but in the root. Reply To: WP in a subdirectory: WHICH .htaccess gets these mods?