.htaccess is a small text file which is installed either directly in a domain folder or inside a subfolder to tell the web server how it has to manage requests when an Internet site or a folder that's part of it is accessed. A lot of widespread scripts including WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get loads of fake traffic to your website, for example, you may block the access of particular IP addresses and third-party sites, or you could request the visitor to enter a username and a password to view the content. You could also set up URL redirecting or use custom 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 forth. An .htaccess file shall give you a lot more control over your websites and the way they perform.

.htaccess Generator in Cloud Hosting

You can use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our modern cloud platform no matter which cloud hosting you pick when you sign up. Additionally, if you want to use one of the functions that this type of a file provides, but you do not have much experience, you could use our .htaccess generator tool, that shall offer you an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and type only file names or URLs. In this way, you are able to take advantage of an .htaccess file even if you do not know the syntax of the directives you have to use in general. With just a few clicks, you will be able to forward a domain, to pick an alternative homepage for a site, or to even set a different version of PHP for a specific website, which may be different from the version which your web hosting account uses.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages that we provide feature a powerful, but user-friendly .htaccess generator tool, that will give you the chance to use this sort of a file for any purpose even when you are not very experienced. The tool is included in the Hepsia CP and has the same intuitive interface. If you'd like to use some of the options that may be enabled with an .htaccess file, you just have to check the box next to it in the list which you'll find when you open the tool. You may also choose in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you'll be ready. An .htaccess file may also be used to set a PHP version for a specific website which is different from the version which the account itself uses. Should you have any problems, we have detailed help articles and video tutorials which will demonstrate first-hand how to enable any option available in the tool.