With an .htaccess file, you shall determine how the server that addresses the requests to your web sites must act a number of situations. This is a text file with directives that are performed when someone tries to open your site and what happens next is determined by the content of the file. For example, you could block a particular IP address from opening the website, therefore the server will decline the visitor’s request, or you can forward your domain to an alternative URL, so the server will redirect the visitor to the new web address. You could also use tailor-made error pages or preserve any part of your Internet site with a password, if you place an .htaccess file in the correct folder. Many well-known script-driven applications, like WordPress, Joomla and Drupal, use an .htaccess file to function efficiently.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting

If you want to use any of the functionalities an .htaccess file offers, but you haven't dealt with such matters before, you can use the .htaccess generator tool offered with all our shared hosting solutions. The tool is part of our in-house built Hepsia CP and it'll offer you an easy and intuitive means to create an .htaccess file within any folder which you have created inside the account. A large number of options shall be available with checkboxes, so you should only select the one that you need and eventually type in a URL - if you are using the file to forward a domain or to set custom error pages for each of your Internet sites. Considering that our cloud platform supports a number of different PHP versions, you will also be able to set any of these versions for each of your sites even if it's different from the version set for your web hosting account as a whole.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers

The semi-dedicated hosting service that we offer you feature an efficient, but user-friendly .htaccess generator tool, which will provide you with the chance to use this kind of a file for any purpose even if you're not experienced. The tool is integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel and has the same intuitive interface. If you would like to use some of the options which may be activated with an .htaccess file, you just have to check the box next to it in the list that you shall find when you open the tool. You can also select in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you'll be good to go. An .htaccess file could also be used to set a PHP version for a specific website that is different from the version which the account itself employs. Should you have any difficulties, we have comprehensive help articles and instructional videos that will demonstrate first-hand how to activate any option available within the tool.