An .htaccess file is a text file which includes directives which tell a web server how to behave in specific situations. It must be put in the folder in which these directives should be carried out. Many script-driven applications use such a file to function properly - WordPress and Joomla, for instance. You can use such a file with custom made content as well and do quite a lot of things - block an IP address, a whole network or certain websites from accessing your site, set personalized error pages which will be displayed rather than the server-generated ones in case a visitor encounters some error on the site, direct a domain or a subdomain to a different web address, create a password-protected area and more. With an .htaccess file, you'll have more effective control over your web presence.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Website Hosting

We have an easy-to-use .htaccess generator tool which will allow you to create and use this type of files with no difficulty even if you have no previous experience and you do not know the syntax of the respective directives for this type of a file. The tool is part of the Hepsia CP, provided with our Linux shared website hosting packages and any option inside it may be allowed by selecting acheckbox and eventually by entering a username or a URL, in accordance with what exactly you want to do with the .htaccess file. You could also select where the file should be created, so you will not need to do anything manually before or after that. By using an .htaccess file, you'll also be able to choose the PHP version that will be enabled for a specific domain, even if it's not the same version as the one for the entire account.