.htaccess is a small text file that's located either directly inside a domain folder or inside a subfolder to inform the server how it should address requests when an Internet site or a folder that is part of it is accessed. Numerous famous scripts like WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a considerable amount of fake traffic to your site, for instance, you may block the access of particular IP addresses and third-party sites, or you can request the visitor to enter a username and a password in order to see the content. You could also set up URL forwarding or use customized error pages for your Internet site, prevent other Internet sites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etcetera. An .htaccess file offers you a lot more control over your websites and the way they work.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting
You may use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our innovative cloud platform regardless of which Linux shared hosting you pick when you sign up. Additionally, if you need to use one of the features which this type of a file offers, but you do not have very much experience, you will be able to use our .htaccess generator tool, that shall provide you with an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and enter only file names or URLs. This way, you could take advantage of an .htaccess file even though you may not know the syntax of the directives that you have to use in general. With just a few clicks, you will be able to redirect a domain, to pick a different home page for a website, or to even set a different version of PHP for a particular website, which could be different from the version your web hosting account uses.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The Linux semi-dedicated hosting which we offer feature a powerful, but easy-to-use .htaccess generator tool, which will provide you with the option to use this sort of a file for any purpose even if you're not experienced. The tool is incorporated into the Hepsia CP and has the same intuitive interface. If you want to use some of the options that may be enabled via an .htaccess file, you simply need to check the box next to it in the list which you'll find when you open the tool. You may also decide in which directory of your account the file will be created and you will be good to go. An .htaccess file may also be used to set a PHP version for a given site which differs from the version that the account itself uses. If you have any difficulties, we have comprehensive help articles and video lessons that will reveal to you first-hand how to activate any option that's available within the tool.