An .htaccess file is a text file which features directives that tell a web server how to operate in particular occasions. It should be placed into the folder in which these directives should be executed. Loads of script-driven apps employ this type of a file to work correctly - WordPress and Joomla, for instance. You can use this kind of a file with personalized content too and do a lot of things - block an IP address, an entire network or certain sites from accessing your site, set personalized error pages which will appear instead of the server-generated ones if a visitor encounters some error on the website, forward a domain or a subdomain to a new web address, create a password-protected area and more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have much better control over your world-wide web presence.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting

You could use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our modern cloud platform irrespective of which shared package you select when you sign up. Also, if you'd like to use one of the functions that this kind of a file provides, but you do not have a lot of experience, you could use our .htaccess generator tool, which shall provide you with an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and input only file names or URLs. Thus, you can work with an .htaccess file even though you may not know the syntax of the directives that you need to use in general. With a few mouse clicks, you will 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 specific site, which can be different from the version that your web hosting account uses.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Linux semi-dedicated hosting which we offer come with a powerful, but time and effort saving .htaccess generator tool, which will give you the chance to use such a file for any purpose even if you are not too experienced. The tool is built into the Hepsia CP and has the same intuitive interface. If you would like to use any of the options that can be enabled through an .htaccess file, you just need to check the box next to it in the list which you'll find when you open the tool. You may also decide in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you will be all set. An .htaccess file can be used to set a PHP version for a given Internet site that is different from the version that the account itself employs. If you have any troubles, we have detailed help articles and video tutorials that shall explain to you first-hand how to activate any option which is available within the tool.