.htaccess is a small text file which is installed either directly in a domain folder or in a subfolder to guide the server how it has to address requests when a site or a folder that's part of it is accessed. A lot of popular scripts including WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a considerable amount 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 visitor to type in a username and a password to be able to see the content. You can also set up URL redirecting or use custom made error pages for your site, prevent other websites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etc. An .htaccess file shall give you significantly more control over your Internet sites and the way they function.

.htaccess Generator in Cloud Hosting

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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers

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