.htaccess is a small text file that is placed either directly inside a domain folder or in a subfolder to inform the server how it has to address requests when an Internet site or a folder that is part of it is accessed. Lots of commonly used scripts like WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a great deal of fake traffic to your site, for example, you could block the access of specific IP addresses and third-party websites, or you can request the visitor to type in a username and a password to be able to view the content. You may also set up URL forwarding or use customized error pages for your site, prevent other Internet sites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etcetera. An .htaccess file shall give you a lot more control over your websites and the way they operate.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting

We have an intuitive .htaccess generator tool that will permit you to set up and use this sort of files without trouble even if you have zero previous experience and you do not know the syntax of the respective directives for this kind of a file. The tool is part of the Hepsia CP, supplied with our Linux shared hosting and any option in it can be allowed by selecting acheckbox and eventually by entering a username or a URL, based on what exactly you need to do with the .htaccess file. You could also decide where the file should be created, so you shall not need to do anything by hand after or before that. Using an .htaccess file, you will also be able to select the PHP version which will be enabled for a specific domain, even when it's not the same version as the one for the entire account.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Linux semi-dedicated hosting that we offer you come with an efficient, but time and effort saving .htaccess generator tool, that will give you the option to use such a file for any purpose even if you are not very experienced. The tool is integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel and has the same intuitive interface. If you want 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 that you shall find when you open the tool. You can even select in which directory of your account the file will be created and you shall be all set. An .htaccess file may also be used to set a PHP version for a certain website that differs from the version that the account itself employs. In case you have any problems, we have detailed help articles and instructional videos which will explain to you first-hand how to activate any option available within the tool.