An .htaccess file is a text file that incorporates directives that tell a server how to operate in particular occasions. It should be put in the folder where these directives should be executed. Loads of script-driven applications use this kind of a file to work efficiently - WordPress and Joomla, for instance. You can use this kind of a file with customized content as well and do a lot of things - block an IP address, an entire network or specific websites from accessing your site, set customized error pages which will show up rather than the server-generated ones in case a visitor encounters some error on the website, direct a domain or a subdomain to a different web address, create a password-protected area plus more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have far better control over your online presence.

.htaccess Generator in Cloud Website Hosting

If you want to use any of the functionalities that an .htaccess file provides, but you haven't dealt with this type of matters before, you need to use the .htaccess generator tool included with all of our cloud website hosting packages. The tool is part of our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel and it'll give you an easy and intuitive means to set up an .htaccess file within any folder that you have created within the account. A huge number of options shall be available with checkboxes, so you should only choose the one that you need and eventually type in a URL - if you are using the file to redirect a domain or to set customized error pages for each of your websites. Because our cloud platform supports a number of PHP versions, you'll also be able to set any of these versions for each of your websites even when it's different from the version set for your web hosting account as a whole.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Linux semi-dedicated hosting which we offer come with a powerful, but easy-to-use .htaccess generator tool, that will give you the opportunity to use this sort of a file for any purpose even if you're not very experienced. The tool is included in the Hepsia CP and has the same intuitive interface. If you would like to use some of the options that may be activated with an .htaccess file, you simply need to check the box next to it within the list which you shall find when you open the tool. Also you can choose in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you shall be ready. An .htaccess file may also be used to set a PHP version for a particular Internet site that is different from the version that the account itself uses. If you have any difficulties, we have thorough help articles and instructional videos that shall reveal to you first-hand how to activate any option that's available inside the tool.