.htaccess is a small text file which is located either directly inside a domain folder or inside a subfolder to inform the server how it has to address requests when a website or a folder that's part of it is accessed. Many famous scripts like WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a considerable amount of fake traffic to your Internet site, for example, you'll be able to block the access of certain IP addresses and third-party Internet sites, or you could request the guest to type in a username and a password in order to see the content. You could also set up URL forwarding or use personalized 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 on. An .htaccess file shall give you a lot more control over your Internet sites and the way they function.

.htaccess Generator in Hosting

When you obtain any of our hosting solutions, you can take full advantage of our user-friendly .htaccess generator tool, that is part of the Hepsia Control Panel. You will not need to know what syntax the different directives in this kind of a file should have, because our tool is easy to use and you'll only have to check boxes or type in URLs, so you can use an .htaccess file even when you have never had a web hosting account before. Our .htaccess generator gives a wide range of options - you can block IP addresses, set the first page that loads when someone opens your website, create password protection, forward a domain to another web address, enable PHP in HTML files, enable Server Side Includes, and much more. You will even be able to set a different PHP version for each one of your sites.