With an .htaccess file, you shall define how the web server that manages the requests to your websites should act in a variety of situations. This is a text file with directives that are executed when someone tries to open your website and what happens next depends on the content of the file. As an example, you can block a particular IP address from accessing your website, therefore the server will decline your visitor’s request, or you can forward your domain name to an alternative URL, so the server may redirect the visitor to the new web address. Also you can use customized error pages or protect any part of your website with a password, if you place an .htaccess file in the correct folder. Many popular script-driven applications, such as WordPress, Drupal and Joomla, use an .htaccess file to operate efficiently.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting
You could use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our innovative cloud platform regardless of which shared plan you select when you sign up. Also, if you would like use one of the features that this type of a file provides, but you do not have a lot of experience, you can use our .htaccess generator tool, that shall provide you with an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and enter only file names or URLs. This way, you could take advantage of an .htaccess file even if you do not know the syntax of the directives that you have to use in general. With just a few mouse clicks, you'll be able to redirect a domain, to select a different homepage for an Internet site, or to even set a different version of PHP for a certain website, which could be different from the version your web hosting account uses.
.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
All our semi-dedicated hosting plans come with the innovative, albeit easy-to-use Hepsia Control Panel, that features our .htaccess generator tool. It will permit you to create a system file in any folder of your choice with only a few clicks. Even if you are not tech-savvy, you'll be able to take advantage of all the functions that an .htaccess file features because our tool is quite intuitive to use. You'll find a list of all the options which you can activate and there will be a checkbox next to each and every one of them. Just choose the options you want to activate and eventually enter a URL - if you're using the .htaccess file to forward one URL to another or to set customized error pages. You shall not have to input any code at any time. If required, you can use an .htaccess file to employ different versions of PHP for your websites, since a few versions are available simultaneously on our hosting platform.