An .htaccess file is a text file that includes directives which tell a web server how to act in particular occasions. It should be put in the folder in which these directives should be performed. A lot of script-driven apps employ this type of a file to work correctly - WordPress and Joomla, in particular. You can use such a file with personalized content as well and do quite a lot of things - block an IP address, a whole network or specific sites from accessing your site, set customized error pages that will show up rather than server-generated ones if a visitor encounters some error on the website, forward a domain or a subdomain to a different web address, set up a password-protected area plus much more. With an .htaccess file, you'll have far better control over your online presence.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Web Hosting
You may use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our modern cloud platform no matter which shared web hosting plan you select when you sign up. Furthermore, if you want to use one of the functions that this kind of a file provides, but you do not have much experience, you will be able to use our .htaccess generator tool, which will offer you an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and input only file names or URLs. Thus, you are able to use an .htaccess file even if you do not know the syntax of the directives you have to use in general. With only a few mouse clicks, you'll be able to redirect a domain, to choose an alternative home page for an Internet site, or to even set a different version of PHP for a certain website, which may be different from the version your hosting account uses.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
All our semi-dedicated hosting plans come with the revolutionary, yet easy-to-use Hepsia Control Panel, which incorporates our .htaccess generator tool. It shall permit you to create a system file within any folder that you pick with only a few mouse clicks. Even if you are not tech-savvy, you'll be able to take full advantage of all the features which an .htaccess file offers since our tool is incredibly intuitive to use. There is also a list of all the options that you can enable and there shall be a checkbox next to each one of them. Just pick the options that you'd like to enable and eventually input a URL - if you are using the .htaccess file to redirect one URL to another or to set customized error pages. You shall not have to type in any code at any time. If necessary, you could use an .htaccess file to use different versions of PHP for your sites, since a number of versions are available simultaneously on our web hosting platform.