With an .htaccess file, you shall define how the web server that manages the requests to your websites have to act a number of cases. This is a text file with directives that are executed when someone tries to open your website and what happens next is determined by the content of the file. As an illustration, you may block a specific IP address from accessing the website, so the server will decline the visitor’s request, or you can redirect your domain to a different URL, so the server will direct the visitor to the new web address. You may also use personalized error pages or secure any part of your Internet site with a password, if you place an .htaccess file in the correct folder. Many widespread script-driven applications, like WordPress, Drupal and Joomla, use an .htaccess file to operate efficiently.

.htaccess Generator in Website Hosting

If you would like to use any of the functionalities that an .htaccess file offers, but you have not dealt with such matters before, you should use the .htaccess generator tool that comes with all our website hosting solutions. The tool is part of our in-house built Hepsia CP and it will give you an uncomplicated and intuitive means to create an .htaccess file inside any folder which you have created within the account. Quite a few options will be available with checkboxes, so you should only pick the one that you need and eventually input a URL - if you are using the file to forward a domain or to set customized error pages for each of your sites. As our cloud platform supports a number of different PHP versions, you will also be able to set any of these versions for any of your sites even if it's different from the version set for your website hosting account as a whole.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our Linux semi-dedicated hosting provide the advanced, albeit easy-to-use Hepsia Control Panel, that features our .htaccess generator tool. It'll enable you to create a system file inside any folder that you pick with just a couple of clicks. Even if you are not tech-savvy, you could reap the benefits of all the features which an .htaccess file provides as our tool is incredibly intuitive to use. There is also a list of all the options you can enable and there shall be a checkbox next to each one of them. Just choose the options that you'd like 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 type in any code at any time. If needed, you may use an .htaccess file to employ different versions of PHP for your websites, as several versions are available simultaneously on our web hosting platform.