An .htaccess file is a text file that contains directives that tell a web server how to act in particular cases. It must be placed into the folder in which these directives should be carried out. Numerous script-driven apps use this kind of a file to function efficiently - WordPress and Joomla, in particular. You can use this kind of a file with customized content as well and do a lot of things - block an IP address, a whole network or specific sites from accessing your site, set tailor-made error pages that will appear instead of the server-generated ones if a visitor encounters some error on the website, redirect a domain or a subdomain to a new web address, set up a password-protected area plus more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have far better control over your online presence.
.htaccess Generator in Cloud Hosting
If you want to use any of the features which an .htaccess file offers, but you've never dealt with this kind of matters before, you need to use the .htaccess generator tool provided with our cloud hosting solutions. The tool is part of our in-house built Hepsia CP and it shall provide you with an uncomplicated and intuitive means to set up an .htaccess file in any folder which you have created within the account. A lot of options shall be available with checkboxes, so you should only pick the one you need and eventually enter a URL - if you are using the file to forward a domain or to set custom error pages for any of your Internet sites. Since our cloud platform supports a number of different PHP versions, you will also be able to set any of these versions for any of your Internet sites even when it's different from the version set for your web hosting account as a whole.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages which we offer feature an efficient, but time and effort saving .htaccess generator tool, which will give you the opportunity to use this sort of a file for any purpose even if you're not experienced. The tool is integrated into the Hepsia CP and has the same intuitive interface. If you'd like to use some of the options which can be enabled using an .htaccess file, you just have to check the box next to it in the list which you will find when you open the tool. You can also decide in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you will be good to go. An .htaccess file can also be used to set a PHP version for a certain Internet site which differs from the version that the account itself uses. In case you have any difficulties, we have comprehensive help articles and educational videos that will reveal to you first-hand how to activate any option that is available within the tool.