Why is .htaccess getting overwritten with the language folder

For some reason Loco or other plugin is randomly, on a daily basis adds language folder to our htaccess file causing frontend to break in a redirect loop

Here is an example of what I expect to see in htaccess:

BEGIN WordPress

RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule .* –

[E=HTTP_AUTHORIZATION:%{HTTP:Authorization}]RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index.php$ – [L]RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]

END WordPress

Here is what I actually get:

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>

RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule .* -
[E=HTTP_AUTHORIZATION :% <НТ:Authorization}] 
RewriteBase /en/ 
RewriteRule ^index. php$ - [L] 
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f 
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d 
RewriteRule . /en/index.php [L]
END WordPress

Once I had similar issue with WPML and it was never addressed properly, they just suggested some snippet that blocks adding language folder – https://wpml.org/faq/why-is-htaccess-getting-overwritten-with-the-language-folder-on-my-wpml-website/

What could be a better solution here?

  • This topic was modified 1 day ago by Vadim.

 

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