.htaccess is a small text file that's placed either directly in a domain folder or inside a subfolder to inform the web server how it must manage requests when a website or a folder that's part of it is accessed. Lots of widely used scripts like WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get loads of fake traffic to your Internet site, for instance, you could block the access of particular IP addresses and third-party websites, or you can request the guest to type in a username and a password in order to see the content. You could also set up URL forwarding or use customized error pages for your site, prevent other websites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etc. An .htaccess file shall give you far more control over your Internet sites and the way they perform.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting

If you get any of our shared hosting plans, you can take full advantage of our user-friendly .htaccess generator tool, that is part of the Hepsia CP. You will not need to know what syntax the many directives in such a file need to have, since our tool is easy to use and you will only have to check boxes or type in URLs, so you can use an .htaccess file even when you have never had a web hosting account before. Our .htaccess generator gives a substantial amount of options - you are able to block IP addresses, set the first page that loads when a person opens your Internet site, create password protection, forward a domain to another web address, enable PHP in HTML files, enable Server Side Includes, and much more. You shall even be able to set a different PHP version for each of your websites.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server solutions offer an .htaccess generator tool, which is simple enough to be used by individuals with zero previous experience. You'll be able to access it via your Hepsia Control Panel and benefit from a user-friendly interface to activate any option you want. Once you select the folder in which our system will create the .htaccess file, you only need to check the boxes next to the options that you want to activate, then save the changes and you shall be set. The one thing you'll have to type in manually shall be a URL - if you want to use the .htaccess file to redirect one of your domains/subdomains to another address or if you would like to use custom made error pages. Our platform will also permit you to set the PHP version that a site will use by placing an .htaccess file inside its root folder, regardless if your account as a whole uses a different version.