.htaccess is a small text file that's placed either directly in a domain folder or inside a subfolder to guide the web server how it has to address requests when a website or a folder that is part of it is accessed. Numerous famous scripts including Joomla and WordPress use an .htaccess file. If you get a lot of fake traffic to your website, for instance, you may block the access of certain IP addresses and third-party websites, or you can request the visitor to enter a username and a password to view the content. You can also set up URL forwarding or use personalized error pages for your site, prevent other Internet 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 websites and the way they function.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting

You may use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our modern cloud platform irrespective of which Linux shared hosting plan you pick when you sign up. In addition, if you want to use one of the features which this kind of a file offers, but you don't have very much experience, you may use our .htaccess generator tool, which will provide you with an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and input only file names or URLs. This way, 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 clicks, you shall be able to forward a domain, to pick an alternative homepage for an Internet site, or to even set a different version of PHP for a particular site, which could be different from the version which your web hosting account uses.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server plans come with an .htaccess generator tool, which is simple enough to be used by individuals without previous experience. You shall be able to access it using your Hepsia CP and use an intuitive interface to enable any option you want. As soon as you select the folder in which our system will create the .htaccess file, you simply need to check the boxes next to the options that you want to activate, then save the changes and you will be ready. The only thing you will have to enter by hand shall be a URL - if you'd like to use the .htaccess file to redirect one of your domains/subdomains to another address or if you want to use personalized error pages. Our platform will also allow you to set the PHP version which an Internet site will use by placing an .htaccess file within its root folder, no matter if your account in general uses a different version.