.htaccess is a small text file which is placed either directly inside a domain folder or inside a subfolder to tell the web server how it should handle requests when a site or a folder that is part of it is accessed. Lots of widespread scripts like Joomla and WordPress use an .htaccess file. If you get a great deal of fake traffic to your Internet site, for example, you could block the access of certain IP addresses and third-party sites, or you can request the guest to enter a username and a password to view the content. You could also set up URL forwarding or use custom error pages for your site, prevent other websites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etc. An .htaccess file offers you far more control over your websites and the way they operate.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Website Hosting

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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers

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