An .htaccess file is a text file that includes directives which tell a web server how to behave in particular occasions. It must be put in the folder where these directives should be carried out. Many script-driven applications use this type of a file to work properly - WordPress and Joomla, for example. You can use this kind of a file with custom content too and do quite a lot of things - block an IP address, an entire network or specific Internet sites from accessing your site, set customized error pages which shall appear rather than server-generated ones if a visitor encounters some error on the site, direct a domain or a subdomain to a different web address, set up a password-protected area plus more. With an .htaccess file, you will have far better control over your presence online.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting

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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

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