An .htaccess file is a text file that contains directives that tell a server how to act in specific occasions. It should be put in the folder where these directives should be executed. A lot of script-driven applications employ this type of a file to work efficiently - WordPress and Joomla, for instance. You can use this type of a file with custom made content as well and do quite a lot of things - block an IP address, an entire network or certain Internet sites from accessing your site, set customized error pages which will be displayed rather than the server-generated ones if a visitor encounters some error on the website, direct a domain or a subdomain to another web address, create a password-protected area and more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have far better control over your web presence.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Website Hosting

If you wish to use any of the functions which an .htaccess file provides, but you haven't dealt with this sort of matters before, you can use the .htaccess generator tool provided with all our shared website hosting plans. 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 lot of options will be available with checkboxes, so you should only select the one that you need and eventually type a URL - if you are using the file to forward a domain or to set customized error pages for any of your websites. Since our cloud platform supports many different PHP versions, you'll also be able to set any of these versions for each of your sites even when it's different from the version set for your web hosting account as a whole.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The semi-dedicated hosting that we offer include a powerful, but easy-to-work-with .htaccess generator tool, which will provide you with the chance to use this kind of a file for any purpose even if you are not too experienced. The tool is built into the Hepsia Control Panel and has the same intuitive interface. If you would like to use any of the options that may be enabled using an .htaccess file, you just have to check the box next to it in the list which you shall find when you open the tool. You can also pick in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you'll be ready. An .htaccess file may also be used to set a PHP version for a specific website that differs from the version which the account itself takes advantage of. Should you have any troubles, we have thorough help articles and educational videos that will reveal to you first-hand how to enable any option which is available in the tool.