An .htaccess file is a text file that contains directives that tell a web server how to behave in specific situations. It needs to be positioned in the folder where these directives should be executed. Numerous script-driven apps employ such a file to work properly - WordPress and Joomla, for instance. You can use such a file with custom content as well and do lots of things - block an IP address, a whole network or particular Internet sites from accessing your site, set custom made error pages that will be displayed rather than the server-generated ones in case a visitor encounters some error on the site, forward a domain or a subdomain to a different web address, create a password-protected area and much more. With an .htaccess file, you will have far better control over your web presence.

.htaccess Generator in Cloud Hosting

If you would like to use any of the functions that an .htaccess file provides, but you haven't dealt with this kind of matters before, you can use the .htaccess generator tool included with our cloud hosting packages. The tool is part of our in-house built Hepsia CP and it'll give you an uncomplicated and intuitive means to set up an .htaccess file within any folder which you have created in the account. A lot of options shall be available with checkboxes, so you should only choose the one which you need and eventually type in a URL - if you are using the file to forward a domain or to set customized error pages for any of your websites. Because our cloud platform supports a number of PHP versions, you will also be able to set any of these versions for each of your sites even if it is different from the version set for your Internet hosting account as a whole.