.htaccess is a small text file which is located either directly inside a domain folder or inside a subfolder to tell the web server how it has to handle requests when a website or a folder which is part of it is accessed. Lots of widespread scripts like WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a great deal of fake traffic to your Internet site, for instance, you may block the access of certain IP addresses and third-party websites, or you could request the guest to type in a username and a password to view the content. You could also set up URL redirecting 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, and so on. An .htaccess file offers you a lot more control over your Internet sites and the way they operate.

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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Servers

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