An .htaccess file is a text file which features directives that tell a web server how to act in specific occasions. It should be placed in the folder in which these directives should be carried out. Loads of script-driven applications employ this sort of a file to perform efficiently - WordPress and Joomla, for instance. You can use this type of a file with personalized content as well and do a wide range of things - block an IP address, a whole network or specific Internet sites from accessing your site, set personalized error pages which shall appear instead of the server-generated ones if a visitor encounters some error on the site, forward a domain or a subdomain to another web address, create a password-protected area and much more. With an .htaccess file, you'll have far better control over your presence online.
.htaccess Generator in Cloud Hosting
We have an intuitive .htaccess generator tool that will enable you to create and use this type of files with no difficulty even if you do not have previous experience and you don't know the syntax of the respective directives for this sort of a file. The tool is part of the Hepsia CP, provided with our Linux cloud hosting packages and any option in it could be enabled by picking acheckbox and eventually by typing a username or a URL, depending on what exactly you would like to do with the .htaccess file. You can also decide where the file should be created, so you shall not need to do anything manually before or after that. With an .htaccess file, you shall also be able to select the PHP version which will be active for a particular domain, even when it is not the same version as the one for the entire account.