.htaccess is a small text file which is installed either directly inside a domain folder or in a subfolder to inform the server how it should handle requests when a website or a folder that's part of it is accessed. Lots of widespread scripts including Joomla and WordPress use an .htaccess file. If you get a lot of fake traffic to your site, for instance, you'll be able to block the access of specific IP addresses and third-party sites, or you can request the guest to input a username and a password to be able to see the content. You could also set up URL forwarding or use custom made error pages for your website, prevent other 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 Internet sites and the way they work.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting
If you obtain any of our shared hosting plans, you can benefit from our intuitive .htaccess generator tool, which is part of the Hepsia Control Panel. You won't need to know what syntax the various directives in this type of a file need to have, since our tool is easy to use and you'll only need to check boxes or type URLs, so you can use an .htaccess file even if you have never had a web hosting account before. Our .htaccess generator provides a wide range of options - you could block IP addresses, set the first page that loads when someone opens your Internet site, create password protection, forward a domain to another web address, enable PHP in HTML files, enable Server Side Includes, and much more. You'll even be able to set a different PHP version for each of your Internet sites.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server solutions offer an .htaccess generator tool, that's simple enough to be used by people with zero previous experience. You'll be able to access it through your Hepsia Control Panel and employ an easy-to-use interface to activate any option you want. As soon as you choose the folder where our system will set up the .htaccess file, you just have to check the boxes beside the options you want to activate, then save the changes and you will be good to go. The only thing you will have to input manually shall be a URL - if you need to use the .htaccess file to forward one of your domains/subdomains to an alternative address or if you prefer to use custom error pages. Our platform will also permit you to set the PHP version that a site will use by adding an .htaccess file within its root folder, even when your account in general uses a different version.