.htaccess is a small text file that is placed either directly inside a domain folder or inside a subfolder to tell the server how it should address requests when a site or a folder that is part of it is accessed. Many widespread scripts like WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a considerable amount of fake traffic to your website, for instance, you'll be able to block the access of particular IP addresses and third-party sites, or you may request the visitor to enter a username and a password to be able to see the content. You may also set up URL forwarding or use customized error pages for your website, prevent other websites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etc. An .htaccess file shall give you a lot more control over your Internet sites and the way they operate.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Website Hosting
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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting
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