Delete .htaccess File
This tool deletes the .htaccess file located in the site’s root, or, to be more precise, in
No WP settings are touched after deleting the file meaning that permalinks (pretty links) will not work after .htaccess is deleted. Use the "Restore .htaccess to default WP values" button to restore htaccess to default values.
If you need to edit .htaccess and don’t want to mess with FTP install our free plugin – WP Htaccess Editor. It makes automatic backups and checks htaccess syntax before saving.