.htaccess is a small text file which is located either directly inside a domain folder or in a subfolder to tell the server how it should address requests when an Internet site or a folder that's part of it is accessed. Lots of widely used scripts like WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a great deal of fake traffic to your Internet site, for instance, you'll be able to block the access of particular IP addresses and third-party Internet sites, or you can request the visitor to input a username and a password in order to view the content. You may 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 forth. An .htaccess file offers you far more control over your websites and the way they operate.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting

If you wish to use any of the functions an .htaccess file provides, but you've never dealt with this sort of matters before, you can use the .htaccess generator tool included with all of our shared hosting packages. The tool is part of our in-house built Hepsia CP and it will offer you an easy and intuitive means to set up an .htaccess file within any folder that you have created in the account. A huge number of options shall be available with checkboxes, so you should only pick the one you need and eventually enter a URL - if you are using the file to forward a domain or to set personalized error pages for each of your Internet sites. As our cloud platform supports many different PHP versions, you shall also be able to set any of these versions for any of your Internet sites regardless if it's different from the version set for your web hosting account as a whole.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages which we provide come with an efficient, but user-friendly .htaccess generator tool, which will provide you with the option to use this sort of a file for any purpose even when you are not 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 which could be activated via an .htaccess file, you just need to check the box next to it within the list which you'll find when you open the tool. You can also choose in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you will be good to go. An .htaccess file may also be used to set a PHP version for a specific Internet site that differs from the version that the account itself employs. If you have any issues, we have detailed help articles and instructional videos that shall reveal to you first-hand how to activate any option available inside the tool.