.htaccess is a small text file which is placed either directly inside a domain folder or in a subfolder to inform the web server how it must handle requests when a website or a folder which is part of it is accessed. A lot of commonly used scripts like Joomla and WordPress use an .htaccess file. If you get loads of fake traffic to your website, for instance, you may block the access of specific IP addresses and third-party websites, or you can request the guest to enter a username and a password in order to see the content. You can 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, etcetera. An .htaccess file shall give you much more control over your sites and the way they perform.

.htaccess Generator in Cloud Website Hosting

We have an easy-to-work-with .htaccess generator tool that will permit you to create and use this kind of files without issues even if you don't have any previous experience and you do not know the syntax of the respective directives for this kind of a file. The tool is part of the Hepsia CP, which comes with our Linux cloud website hosting and any option in it can be activated by choosing acheckbox and eventually by typing a username or a URL, in accordance with what exactly you want to do with the .htaccess file. You may also decide where the file should be created, so you won't have to do anything manually after or before that. Through an .htaccess file, you will also be able to pick the PHP version that'll be active for a particular domain, even when it's not the same version as the one for the entire account.