.htaccess is a small text file that's installed either directly in a domain folder or in a subfolder to tell the web server how it should handle requests when an Internet site or a folder that is part of it is accessed. Many famous scripts including WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a lot of fake traffic to your website, for instance, you could block the access of particular IP addresses and third-party websites, or you may request the visitor to input a username and a password to be able to view the content. You can also set up URL redirecting or use custom error pages for your Internet 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 far more control over your websites and the way they function.
.htaccess Generator in Hosting
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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers
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