An .htaccess file is a text file which incorporates directives which tell a web server how to operate in particular events. It needs to be positioned in the folder where these directives should be performed. Loads of script-driven applications employ this kind of a file to function efficiently - WordPress and Joomla, in particular. You can use such a file with custom made content too and do a lot of things - block an IP address, a whole network or particular sites from accessing your site, set tailor-made error pages that will appear rather than the server-generated ones in case a visitor encounters some error on the website, direct a domain or a subdomain to a different web address, set up a password-protected area plus more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have far better control over your world-wide web presence.
.htaccess Generator in Cloud Website Hosting
You can use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our revolutionary cloud platform no matter which cloud website hosting plan you choose when you sign up. In addition, if you would like use one of the features that this type of a file provides, but you don't have much experience, you may use our .htaccess generator tool, which shall provide you with an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and type in only file names or URLs. In this way, you'll be able to use an .htaccess file even if you do not know the syntax of the directives you have to use in general. With only a few clicks, you shall be able to redirect a domain, to choose a different home page for a site, or to even set a different version of PHP for a given site, which may be different from the version that your website hosting account uses.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
The semi-dedicated plans which we offer you include an efficient, but easy-to-use .htaccess generator tool, which will give you the option to use this sort of a file for any purpose even when you are not very experienced. The tool is incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel and has the same intuitive interface. If you would like to use any of the options which could be activated via an .htaccess file, you just need to check the box next to it in the list that you shall find when you open the tool. You can even select in which directory of your account the file will be created and you'll be all set. An .htaccess file can also be used to set a PHP version for a specific site which is different from the version that the account itself takes advantage of. If you have any troubles, we have detailed help articles and video lessons which will demonstrate first-hand how to enable any option that is available inside the tool.