.htaccess is a small text file which is placed either directly inside a domain folder or inside a subfolder to inform the web server how it must address requests when an Internet site or a folder that's part of it is accessed. Numerous popular scripts such as WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a great deal of fake traffic to your Internet site, for instance, you could block the access of certain IP addresses and third-party websites, or you can request the visitor to input a username and a password to see the content. You may also set up URL redirecting or use custom made 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 sites and the way they perform.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Web Hosting

When you obtain any of our shared web hosting plans, you can take advantage of our easy-to-use .htaccess generator tool, that is part of the Hepsia Control Panel. You shall not need to know what syntax the various directives in this type of a file should have, as our tool is a breeze to use and you will only have to check boxes or type URLs, so you can certainly use an .htaccess file even if you have never had a hosting account before. Our .htaccess generator offers a lot of options - you may block IP addresses, set the first page that loads when an individual opens your website, create password protection, redirect a domain to another web address, enable PHP in HTML files, enable Server Side Includes, plus more. You'll even be able to set a different PHP version for each one of your sites.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages which we provide include a powerful, but user-friendly .htaccess generator tool, that will give you the opportunity to use this sort of a file for any purpose even if you're not too experienced. The tool is integrated into the Hepsia CP and has the same intuitive interface. If you'd like to use some of the options that may be enabled via an .htaccess file, you simply need to check the box next to it in the list that you shall find when you open the tool. Also you can choose in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you shall be all set. An .htaccess file could also be used to set a PHP version for a specific Internet site which differs from the version that the account itself employs. If you have any difficulties, we have thorough help articles and video lessons which will show you first-hand how to activate any option that is available inside the tool.