With an .htaccess file, you shall define how the server which deals with the requests to your Internet sites have to act in different scenarios. This is a text file with directives that are carried out when an individual tries to open your site and what happens next depends on the content of the file. For instance, you can block a particular IP address from accessing the website, and the server will decline your visitor’s request, or you can redirect your domain to another URL, so the server will redirect the visitor to the new web address. You may also use custom-made error pages or secure any part of your site with a password, if you place an .htaccess file in the correct folder. Many widespread script-driven applications, including WordPress, Drupal and Joomla, use an .htaccess file to function correctly.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Website Hosting
If you would like to use any of the functions an .htaccess file offers, but you haven't dealt with this kind of matters before, you can use the .htaccess generator tool included with all our shared website hosting packages. The tool is part of our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel and it'll provide you with an uncomplicated and intuitive means to create an .htaccess file in any folder you have created in the account. Many options will be available with checkboxes, so you should only pick the one 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 Internet sites. Considering that our cloud platform supports a number of PHP versions, you shall also be able to set any of these versions for any of your Internet sites regardless if it's different from the version set for your hosting account as a whole.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
All our semi-dedicated hosting service come with the advanced, albeit easy-to-use Hepsia Control Panel, that includes our .htaccess generator tool. It'll allow you to create a system file inside any folder that you pick with a few mouse clicks. Even if you're not tech-savvy, you may take advantage of all the functions an .htaccess file offers as our tool is incredibly intuitive to use. There is also a list of all the options that you can activate and there shall be a checkbox next to each and every one of them. Just choose the options which you want to activate and eventually type a URL - if you're using the .htaccess file to forward one URL to another or to set personalized error pages. You'll not have to input any code at any time. If needed, you may use an .htaccess file to employ different versions of PHP for your sites, due to the fact that a few versions are available simultaneously on our hosting platform.