An .htaccess file is a text file that contains directives that tell a server how to act in particular cases. It should be put in the folder where these directives should be executed. Loads of script-driven apps employ this kind of a file to function correctly - WordPress and Joomla, in particular. You can use this sort of a file with customized content too and do quite a lot of things - block an IP address, a whole network or specific Internet sites from accessing your site, set personalized error pages that will be displayed instead of the server-generated ones in case a visitor encounters some error on the website, direct a domain or a subdomain to another web address, set up a password-protected area and much more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have significantly better control over your online presence.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Web Hosting

You can use an .htaccess file for any purpose on our revolutionary cloud platform no matter which shared web hosting you choose when you sign up. Also, if you want to use one of the features which such a file provides, but you do not have much experience, you could use our .htaccess generator tool, that will offer you an easy-to-use interface where you can use checkboxes and type in only file names or URLs. Thus, you are able to use an .htaccess file even if you do not know the syntax of the directives you have to use in general. With a few mouse clicks, you'll be able to forward a domain, to choose an alternative home page for a site, or to even set a different version of PHP for a certain website, which can be different from the version which your website hosting account uses.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers

The semi-dedicated servers which we offer you include a powerful, but easy-to-use .htaccess generator tool, which will give you the option to use such a file for any purpose even when you are not experienced. The tool is integrated into the Hepsia CP and has the same intuitive interface. If you would like to use any of the options which may be activated with an .htaccess file, you just need to check the box next to it within the list that you'll find when you open the tool. You can also choose in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you will 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. In case you have any issues, we have in-depth help articles and instructional videos which will reveal to you first-hand how to enable any option available in the tool.