With an .htaccess file, you shall define how the server which deals with the requests to your Internet sites have to act a number of cases. This is a text file with directives that are carried out when someone tries to open your site and what happens next will depend on the content of the file. As an example, you could block a particular IP address from accessing the Internet site, which means that the server will decline the visitor’s request, or you can redirect your domain to an alternative URL, so the server will direct the visitor to the new web address. Also you can use personalized error pages or secure any part of your site with a password, if you place an .htaccess file inside the correct folder. Many popular script-driven applications, like Joomla, Drupal and WordPress, use an .htaccess file to work properly.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting
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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
The semi-dedicated service which we offer come with an efficient, but easy-to-work-with .htaccess generator tool, which will give you the opportunity to use such 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'd like to use any of the options which could be activated through an .htaccess file, you just have to check the box next to it inside the list that you will find when you open the tool. You can even decide in which directory of your account the file will be created and you'll be ready. An .htaccess file may also be used to set a PHP version for a specific website which differs from the version which the account itself takes advantage of. Should you have any difficulties, we have detailed help articles and instructional videos which will show you first-hand how to enable any option that is available inside the tool.