With an .htaccess file, you will specify how the web server which deals with the requests to your Internet sites must act a number of scenarios. This is a text file with directives that are carried out when someone tries to open your website and what happens next is determined by the content of the file. For example, you could block a certain IP address from opening the site, and the server will decline the visitor’s request, or you can forward your domain to another URL, so the server may direct the visitor to the new web address. You can also use tailor-made error pages or protect any part of your site with a password, if you place an .htaccess file inside the correct folder. Many well-known script-driven applications, such as WordPress, Drupal and Joomla, use an .htaccess file to operate efficiently.

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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting

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