.htaccess is a small text file which is installed either directly in a domain folder or in a subfolder to tell the server how it must handle requests when a site or a folder that is part of it is accessed. A lot of widely used scripts including WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a lot of fake traffic to your site, for example, you can block the access of particular IP addresses and third-party websites, or you may request the guest to enter a username and a password to be able to view the content. You could also set up URL forwarding or use personalized error pages for your Internet site, prevent other websites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etcetera. An .htaccess file gives you much more control over your Internet sites and the way they perform.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Website Hosting

If you purchase any of our shared website hosting solutions, you can take full advantage of our easy-to-use .htaccess generator tool, that is part of the Hepsia CP. You won't need to know what syntax the different directives in this type of a file need to have, because our tool is very easy to use and you will only need to check boxes or input URLs, so you can use an .htaccess file even when you have never had a website hosting account before. Our .htaccess generator offers a lot of options - you could block IP addresses, set the first page that loads when someone opens your website, create password protection, forward a domain to another web address, enable PHP in HTML files, enable Server Side Includes, plus much more. You shall even be able to set a different PHP version for each of your sites.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Linux semi-dedicated hosting which we offer feature a powerful, but time and effort saving .htaccess generator tool, that will provide you with the chance to use this sort of a file for any purpose even when you are not too experienced. The tool is built into the Hepsia Control Panel and has the same intuitive interface. If you want to use any of the options that can be activated through an .htaccess file, you just have to check the box next to it inside the list that you shall find when you open the tool. You can even choose in which directory of your account the file will be created and you shall be ready. An .htaccess file can be used to set a PHP version for a particular site which is different from the version which the account itself employs. If you have any issues, we have comprehensive help articles and instructional videos that will demonstrate first-hand how to activate any option available in the tool.