.htaccess is a small text file which is placed either directly in a domain folder or inside a subfolder to guide the web server how it should address requests when an Internet site or a folder that's part of it is accessed. A lot of famous scripts including WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a great deal of fake traffic to your site, for instance, you can block the access of certain IP addresses and third-party Internet sites, or you may request the visitor to type in a username and a password to be able to see the content. You may also set up URL forwarding or use custom made error pages for your site, prevent other sites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, and so on. An .htaccess file shall give you far more control over your sites and the way they work.

.htaccess Generator in Cloud Hosting

You can use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our revolutionary cloud platform no matter which cloud hosting you pick when you sign up. Additionally, if you would like use one of the features that such a file provides, but you don't have a lot of experience, you can use our .htaccess generator tool, that will offer you an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and input 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 have to use in general. With only a few mouse clicks, you'll be able to redirect a domain, to choose an alternative homepage for a website, or to even set a different version of PHP for a certain Internet site, which may be different from the version your hosting account uses.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you open a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you shall be able to use our powerful, albeit simple-to-use .htaccess generator tool, which is offered with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You could choose the folder in which the file shall be created and after that you'll only have to select a checkbox next to every option which you want to use - it is as simple as that. If you need to set up URL redirection or to set personalized error pages for each of your websites, you shall also have to type in a web address, but you will not need to type in any special code at any time, so you can use our tool even if you don't have previous experience. Since our sophisticated Internet hosting platform supports a number of versions of PHP, you will also be able to pick the version which any website will use, even if it isn't identical to the one selected for the account as a whole.