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

.htaccess Generator in Shared Website Hosting

We have an easy-to-use .htaccess generator tool that will permit you to create and use such files without any difficulty even if you have no previous experience and you don't know the syntax of the particular directives for this sort of a file. The tool is part of the Hepsia CP, which comes with our shared website hosting plans and any option in it may be enabled by picking acheckbox and eventually by typing a username or a URL, in accordance with what exactly you would like to do with the .htaccess file. You could also choose where the file should be created, so you shall not have to do anything manually after or before that. Using an .htaccess file, you shall also be able to choose the PHP version that'll be enabled for a particular domain, even when it isn't the same version as the one for the whole account.