An .htaccess file is a text file which contains directives that tell a server how to act in specific situations. It should be placed into the folder in which these directives should be performed. Numerous script-driven apps employ this sort of a file to perform correctly - WordPress and Joomla, in particular. You can use such a file with custom made content too and do lots of things - block an IP address, a whole network or particular websites from accessing your site, set personalized error pages which will show up instead of the server-generated ones if a visitor encounters some error on the site, direct a domain or a subdomain to another web address, create a password-protected area and more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have far better control over your world-wide web presence.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting

If you wish to use any of the functionalities an .htaccess file offers, but you have not dealt with this type of matters before, you need to use the .htaccess generator tool included with our shared hosting packages. The tool is part of our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel and it'll provide you with a simple and intuitive means to set up an .htaccess file in any folder that you've created inside the account. Quite a few options will be available with checkboxes, so you should only pick the one you need and eventually input a URL - if you are using the file to redirect a domain or to set custom error pages for any of your Internet sites. As our cloud platform supports a number of PHP versions, you'll be able to set any of these versions for any of your sites regardless if it is different from the version set for your web hosting account as a whole.