.htaccess is a small text file that is placed either directly inside a domain folder or in a subfolder to tell the server how it should address requests when a site or a folder which 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 website, for instance, you'll be able to block the access of specific IP addresses and third-party sites, or you can request the guest to type in a username and a password to be able to view the content. You can also set up URL forwarding or use custom error pages for your site, prevent other sites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etcetera. An .htaccess file will give you far more control over your Internet sites and the way they work.

.htaccess Generator in Website Hosting

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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

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