.htaccess is a small text file that's located either directly in a domain folder or inside a subfolder to inform the web server how it has to handle requests when a website or a folder which is part of it is accessed. Lots of popular scripts including WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a great deal of fake traffic to your Internet site, for instance, you may block the access of specific IP addresses and third-party Internet sites, or you may request the guest to input a username and a password to view the content. You can also set up URL forwarding or use customized error pages for your Internet site, prevent other sites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, and so forth. An .htaccess file shall give you significantly more control over your Internet sites and the way they function.

.htaccess Generator in Web Hosting

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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Linux semi-dedicated hosting that we offer you come with a powerful, but user-friendly .htaccess generator tool, which will provide you with the opportunity to use this type of a file for any purpose even when you are not experienced. The tool is included in the Hepsia CP and has the same intuitive interface. If you would like to use some of the options which may be activated using an .htaccess file, you just have to check the box next to it in the list that you will find when you open the tool. You can also pick in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you will be set. An .htaccess file may also be used to set a PHP version for a certain site that differs from the version that the account itself uses. Should you have any issues, we have in-depth help articles and video tutorials which will demonstrate first-hand how to enable any option available inside the tool.