.htaccess is a small text file which is located either directly in a domain folder or in a subfolder to tell the server how it must handle requests when a site or a folder which is part of it is accessed. A lot of famous scripts including Joomla and WordPress use an .htaccess file. If you get loads of fake traffic to your site, for instance, you may block the access of specific IP addresses and third-party sites, or you may request the guest to input a username and a password in order to see the content. You could also set up URL redirecting or use custom error pages for your Internet site, prevent other Internet sites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etc. An .htaccess file shall give you much more control over your Internet sites and the way they operate.

.htaccess Generator in Shared Hosting

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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

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