An .htaccess file is a text file that incorporates directives that tell a web server how to operate in specific cases. It needs to be positioned in the folder in which these directives should be performed. A lot of script-driven apps use this kind of a file to function efficiently - WordPress and Joomla, for example. You can use such a file with personalized content as well and do lots of things - block an IP address, an entire network or particular Internet sites from accessing your site, set customized error pages which will be displayed instead of the server-generated ones if a visitor encounters some error on the site, forward a domain or a subdomain to another web address, set up a password-protected area plus much more. With an .htaccess file, you'll have far better control over your presence online.

.htaccess Generator in Hosting

You may use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our revolutionary cloud platform regardless of which hosting you pick when you sign up. Additionally, if you'd like to use one of the functions that this kind of a file provides, but you don't have a lot of experience, you may use our .htaccess generator tool, that will offer you an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and type in only file names or URLs. In this way, you could use an .htaccess file even though you may not know the syntax of the directives you need to use in general. With only a few clicks, you'll be able to redirect a domain, to pick a different home page for an Internet site, or to even set a different version of PHP for a given site, which may be different from the version that your web hosting account uses.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers

The semi-dedicated hosting service which we offer you come with a powerful, but time and effort saving .htaccess generator tool, that will provide you with the option to use such a file for any purpose even when you are not too experienced. The tool is built into the Hepsia CP and has the same intuitive interface. If you want to use some of the options that can be enabled through an .htaccess file, you simply need to check the box next to it within the list which you'll find when you open the tool. You may also pick in which directory of your account the file will be created and you'll be set. An .htaccess file can be used to set a PHP version for a specific site which differs from the version that the account itself takes advantage of. If you have any problems, we have comprehensive help articles and video lessons that shall reveal to you first-hand how to activate any option that is available within the tool.