With an .htaccess file, you shall specify how the web server which manages the requests to your Internet sites must act a number of cases. This is a text file with directives that are executed when someone tries to open your Internet site and what happens next depends on the content of the file. For instance, you can block a specific IP address from opening the website, so the server will decline your visitor’s request, or you can redirect your domain to an alternative URL, so the server may direct the visitor to the new web address. Also you can use personalized error pages or protect any part of your Internet site with a password, if you place an .htaccess file in the correct folder. Many well-known script-driven apps, including WordPress, Joomla and Drupal, use an .htaccess file to work properly.

.htaccess Generator in Cloud Hosting

If you want to use any of the functionalities which an .htaccess file offers, but you have never dealt with this kind of matters before, you need to use the .htaccess generator tool provided with all our cloud hosting solutions. The tool is part of our in-house built Hepsia CP and it will give you a simple and intuitive means to set up an .htaccess file within any folder that you've created within the account. A lot of options shall be available with checkboxes, so you should only select the one you need and eventually type in a URL - if you are using the file to redirect a domain or to set personalized error pages for any of your Internet sites. Considering that our cloud platform supports many different PHP versions, you'll be able to set any of these versions for any of your sites even when it is different from the version set for your hosting account as a whole.

.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers

The semi-dedicated servers that we provide come with a powerful, but easy-to-work-with .htaccess generator tool, that will provide you with the chance to use such a file for any purpose even if you are not experienced. The tool is included in the Hepsia Control Panel and has the same intuitive interface. If you want to use any of the options which may be enabled with an .htaccess file, you just have to check the box next to it inside the list that you'll find when you open the tool. You may also select in which directory of your account the file shall be created and you will be all set. An .htaccess file can be used to set a PHP version for a specific site which differs from the version which the account itself takes advantage of. In case you have any problems, we have comprehensive help articles and educational videos which will reveal to you first-hand how to activate any option available within the tool.