.htaccess is a small text file that's located either directly inside a domain folder or inside a subfolder to guide the web server how it must manage requests when a website or a folder which is part of it is accessed. A lot of widely used scripts including WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get loads of fake traffic to your Internet site, for instance, you may block the access of particular IP addresses and third-party websites, or you can request the visitor to input a username and a password to see the content. You could also set up URL forwarding or use personalized error pages for your website, prevent other Internet sites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, and so on. An .htaccess file gives you a lot more control over your Internet sites and the way they operate.
.htaccess Generator in Web Hosting
You could use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our innovative cloud platform irrespective of which web hosting you select when you sign up. In addition, if you would like use one of the functions which this type of a file provides, but you do not have much experience, you can use our .htaccess generator tool, which shall provide you with an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and type in only file names or URLs. Thus, you can take advantage of an .htaccess file even if you do not know the syntax of the directives that you need to use in general. With only a couple of clicks, you'll be able to redirect a domain, to choose another homepage for a website, or to even set a different version of PHP for a given website, which can be different from the version your hosting account uses.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
The semi-dedicated servers that we offer you feature a powerful, but user-friendly .htaccess generator tool, which will provide you with the opportunity to use this kind of a file for any purpose even if you're not too experienced. The tool is built into the Hepsia Control Panel and has the same intuitive interface. If you'd like to use some of the options which may be activated via an .htaccess file, you simply need to check the box next to it within the list that you will find when you open the tool. You can also select in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you will be ready. An .htaccess file can be used to set a PHP version for a certain Internet site that differs from the version that the account itself employs. In case you have any difficulties, we have detailed help articles and video lessons which will explain to you first-hand how to enable any option available in the tool.