An .htaccess file is a text file that contains directives that tell a server how to behave in certain cases. It should be placed in the folder where these directives should be executed. Numerous script-driven apps employ this kind of a file to perform efficiently - WordPress and Joomla, in particular. You can use such a file with custom made content too and do a wide range of things - block an IP address, a whole network or certain websites from accessing your site, set custom error pages which will be displayed instead of the server-generated ones in case a visitor encounters some error on the website, redirect a domain or a subdomain to another web address, set up a password-protected area plus more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have significantly better control over your online presence.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Website Hosting

We have an easy-to-work-with .htaccess generator tool which will allow you to set up and use this sort of files with no difficulties even if you have no previous experience and you don't know the syntax of the respective directives for this kind of a file. The tool is part of the Hepsia CP, supplied with our shared website hosting plans and any option within it could be activated by picking acheckbox and eventually by inputting a username or a URL, based on what exactly you would like to do with the .htaccess file. You may also decide where the file should be created, so you won't have to do anything by hand before or after that. By using an .htaccess file, you shall also be able to pick the PHP version which will be active for a particular domain, no matter if it's not the same version as the one for the whole account.