With an .htaccess file, you shall define how the server that addresses the requests to your Internet sites must act a number of scenarios. This is a text file with directives that are carried out when somebody tries to open your website and what happens next will depend on the content of the file. For example, you can block a certain IP address from opening your website, therefore the server will decline your visitor’s request, or you can redirect your domain to another URL, so the server will redirect the visitor to the new web address. You may also use custom error pages or preserve any part of your site with a password, if you place an .htaccess file inside the correct folder. Many widespread script-driven apps, such as Joomla, Drupal and WordPress, use an .htaccess file to function efficiently.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Web Hosting
You may use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our modern cloud platform no matter which Linux shared web hosting you choose when you sign up. Also, if you would like use one of the features which this kind of a file offers, but you do not have a lot of experience, you will be able to use our .htaccess generator tool, which shall provide you with an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and enter only file names or URLs. That way, you are able to use an .htaccess file even if you do not know the syntax of the directives that you need to use in general. With a few mouse clicks, you shall be able to redirect a domain, to pick a different home page for a website, or to even set a different version of PHP for a certain website, which could be different from the version which your web hosting account uses.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you start a semi-dedicated server account with us, you shall be able to use our potent, albeit simple-to-use .htaccess generator tool, which is part of the Hepsia hosting CP. You could choose the folder in which the file will be set up and after that you'll simply need to select a checkbox next to each and every option you want to use - it is as easy as that. If you would like to set up URL forwarding or to set custom error pages for each of your Internet sites, you shall also need to type a web address, but you won't need to input any special code at any time, so you can use our tool even if you do not have previous experience. As our advanced website hosting platform supports a number of different versions of PHP, you'll also be able to pick the version that any site will use, even if it is not the same as the one selected for the account in its entirety.