An .htaccess file is a text file which includes directives that tell a server how to act in particular occasions. It should be placed into the folder in which these directives should be performed. Many script-driven applications use such a file to perform properly - WordPress and Joomla, for instance. You can use this kind 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 that shall appear rather than the server-generated ones if a visitor encounters some error on the site, forward a domain or a subdomain to a different web address, create a password-protected area plus much more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have far better control over your world-wide web presence.
.htaccess Generator in Cloud Hosting
If you would like to use any of the functionalities that an .htaccess file provides, but you've never dealt with this sort of matters before, you need to use the .htaccess generator tool that comes with all our cloud hosting packages. The tool is part of our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel and it will give you a simple and user-friendly means to set up an .htaccess file within any folder that you've created within the account. A large number of options shall be available with checkboxes, so you should only choose the one which you need and eventually enter a URL - if you are using the file to forward a domain or to set personalized error pages for any of your sites. Since our cloud platform supports a number of different PHP versions, you'll be able to set any of these versions for any of your sites regardless if it is different from the version set for your hosting account as a whole.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The semi-dedicated packages that we offer you feature a powerful, but user-friendly .htaccess generator tool, which will provide you with the option to use this type of a file for any purpose even if you're not too experienced. The tool is integrated into the Hepsia CP and has the same intuitive interface. If you would like to use any of the options that could be activated using an .htaccess file, you just have to check the box next to it within the list which you shall find when you open the tool. Also you can select in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you'll be ready. An .htaccess file can also be used to set a PHP version for a specific website which is different from the version which the account itself employs. Should you have any difficulties, we have in-depth help articles and instructional videos that shall explain to you first-hand how to activate any option that's available within the tool.