An .htaccess file is a text file which features directives that tell a server how to behave in particular events. It needs to be placed in the folder where these directives should be carried out. Loads of script-driven apps use this sort of a file to operate efficiently - WordPress and Joomla, in particular. You can use this type of a file with personalized content as well and do lots of things - block an IP address, a whole network or specific Internet sites from accessing your site, set customized error pages that will show up rather than server-generated ones in case a visitor encounters some error on the website, forward a domain or a subdomain to a different web address, set up a password-protected area and more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have more effective control over your web presence.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting
You could use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our innovative cloud platform irrespective of which Linux shared plan you select when you sign up. Furthermore, if you need to use one of the features which this kind of a file offers, but you do not have a lot of experience, you can use our .htaccess generator tool, that will provide you with an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and type in only file names or URLs. Thus, you are able to take advantage of an .htaccess file even if you do not know the syntax of the directives that you need to use in general. With a few clicks, you will be able to forward a domain, to choose an alternative homepage for a site, or to even set a different version of PHP for a particular Internet site, which could be different from the version that your hosting account uses.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server plans provide an .htaccess generator tool, that is simple enough to be used by individuals with zero previous experience. You will be able to access it through your Hepsia Control Panel and employ an intuitive interface to activate any option you would like. As soon as you pick the folder in which our system will set up the .htaccess file, you just have to check the boxes beside the options that you'd like to enable, then save the changes and you shall be all set. The only thing you will have to type in manually shall be a URL - if you'd like to use the .htaccess file to redirect one of your domains/subdomains to a different address or if you would like to use custom made error pages. Our platform shall also allow you to set the PHP version that an Internet site will use by placing an .htaccess file within its root folder, even if your account in its entirety uses a different version.