An .htaccess file is a text file that includes directives which tell a web server how to operate in specific occasions. It should be put in the folder where these directives should be performed. Many script-driven applications use such a file to operate correctly - WordPress and Joomla, for instance. You can use this kind of a file with custom content too and do quite a lot of things - block an IP address, a whole network or certain Internet sites from accessing your site, set tailor-made error pages which will appear instead of the server-generated ones if 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 and much more. With an .htaccess file, you will have much better control over your presence online.
.htaccess Generator in Cloud Hosting
We have a time and effort saving .htaccess generator tool which will allow you to create and use such files with no difficulties even if you have no previous experience and you don't know the syntax of the particular directives for this type of a file. The tool is part of the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with our Linux cloud hosting and any option inside it can be activated by choosing acheckbox and eventually by entering a username or a URL, in accordance with what exactly you intend to do with the .htaccess file. You may also choose where the file should be created, so you won't have to do anything by hand before or after that. Using an .htaccess file, you'll be able to choose the PHP version which will be active for a given domain, no matter if it's not the same version as the one for the entire account.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
The Linux semi-dedicated hosting plans that we offer come with an efficient, but user-friendly .htaccess generator tool, which will provide you with the option to use this kind of a file for any purpose even if you are not very experienced. The tool is integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel and has the same intuitive interface. If you would like to use any of the options that can be activated with an .htaccess file, you just have to check the box next to it in the list that you'll find when you open the tool. Also you can pick in which directory of your account the file will be created and you shall be all set. An .htaccess file could also be used to set a PHP version for a given site which is different from the version which the account itself takes advantage of. In case you have any issues, we have in-depth help articles and video tutorials which will demonstrate first-hand how to enable any option that's available in the tool.